Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup at Candoc Lane in Cumberland, Maryland
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 18, 2020, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park will be hosting a clean-up at Candoc Lane in Cumberland. Trash bags, gloves, and grabbers will be provided.

Canal Place Heritage Area in Cumberland
Also known as 'C&O Canal NHP, Cumberland'

Site Type

Park (Active since 2000)


County: Allegany

State: Maryland

Zip: 21502

Nearest City: Cumberland

GPS Coordinates: 39.647295, -78.763009


Directions: To Canal Place Heritage Area (13 Canal Street, Cumberland, Maryland):

- From the East: Take I-70 West to I-68 W/US-40 W to W Harrison Street in Cumberland. Take exit 43 C from I-68 W/US-40 W toward downtown Cumberland. Turn left onto W. Harrison Street (signs for tourist Info). Continue straight to reach Canal Place Heritage Area.

- From the West: Take I-68 E/US-219N/US-40 E. Take exit 43A S. Johnson Street toward WV28. Continue onto S. Johnson Street. Turn right onto Greene Street. Turn left at light to stay on Green Street. Turn right on Baltimore Street, and next right onto Canal Street (after railroad tracks). Will then enter Canal Place Heritage Area.

To Howard Street (free parking under I-68):

- From East: Take I-70 West to I-68 W/US-40 W. Take exit 43B for MD-51 toward Industrial Blvd/Airport. Turn left onto Howard Street.

- From West: Take I-68 E/US-219N/US-40 E. Take exit 43C toward Downtown. Turn right onto Queen City Drive. Turn right onto W Industrial Blvd. Turn left at the first cross street onto Howard Street.

Watershed Upper Potomac
Sub Watershed North Branch Potomac

Parking Capacity: 50

Restrooms are available.

This site is suitable for children under seven.

This site is suitable for the elderly.

This site is suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

Free Parking found at Canal Place on Howard Street, near Footer's Dye Works Building (Parking lot Under I-68 Bridge beside Exit 43B, I-68 Westbound Off-ramp) or Canal Place parking lot, across from the Train Station/ CHOH Visitor Center.


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 40

Contact Info.

Stephanie Siemek