Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

Watkins Pond Cleanup
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Rain Date: April 25, 2020, 11:00 AM to 2:30 AM

Watkins Pond and the King Farm Valley Stream are a designated Birding Hot Spot and city park. This will be the first of semi-annual cleanups of the area.

King Farm Stream Valley Park
Also known as 'Watkins Pond'

Site Type

Run/Creek/Stream (Active since New)


County: Montgomery

State: Maryland

Zip: 20850

Nearest City: Rockville

GPS Coordinates: 39.107378, -77.167604


Directions: From Interstate 270, exit at Shady Grove Rd, Exit 8, bear right immediately at Redland Boulevard. Redland Boulevard to Pleasant Drive, turn right to Park.

From 355, Frederick, turn onto Watkins Pond Blvd (left from northbound, right if southbound) to Grand Champion Dr.

Watershed Middle Potomac
Sub Watershed Watts Branch

Parking Capacity: 0

Restrooms are available.

This site is suitable for children under seven.

This site is suitable for the elderly.

This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

Headquarters for the cleanup will be at King Farm Park. The cleanup site is walking distance (two blocks) from the park. Only on street parking is available around the site and park.


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 40

Contact Info.

Robert G. Thomson



This cleanup is in conjunction with the City of Rockville Adopt a Stream program.

Only on-street parking is available around the cleanup site and cleanup headquarters at King Farm Park. Restrooms and water available at King Farm Park, but not at site.