Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


Potomac River Watershed Cleanup at the Monocacy Aqueduct to Lock 27 of the C&O Canal
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 03, 2021, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rain Date: April 10, 2021, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


This is a river cleanup at the Mouth of the Monocacy River down the Potomac River behind lock 27 of the C&O Canal. Gloves and trash bags will be provided.

Lock 27/Mouth of the Monocacy


Site Type

River (Active since 2017)

Location

County: Montgomery

State: Maryland

Zip:

Nearest City: Dickerson

GPS Coordinates: 39.22384, -77.452068

Directions

Directions: The Monocacy Aqueduct, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

From the east--Route 28 west through Dickerson and turn left on to the Mouth of the Monocacy Road to the park.

From the North--Take Route 109 South and turn right on to Route 28. Drive through Dicerkson. Turn left on Mouth of the Monocacy Road to the park.

From Frederick--Take Route 85 south that becomes Route 28. Cross over the Monocacy River and turn right on Mouth of the Monocacy Road to the park.

From Leesburg, VA. Take White's Ferry to White's Ferry Road. Turn left on Martinsburg Road. Follow this road to the flashing light at Route 28. Turn left on Route 28. Follow through Dickerson. Turn left on Mouth of the Monocacy Road to the park.

Watershed Middle Potomac
Sub Watershed Monocacy River
Facilities

Parking Capacity: 24

Restrooms are available.

This site is NOT suitable for children under seven.

This site is suitable for the elderly.

This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

The site is down hill off of the towpath through woods. To get to the Potomac from the towpath, at most it is a quarter of a mile walk through woods.

Map

What To Expect


Details

This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 30

Contact Info.

Jon Wolz

Wolzjon@hotmail.com

Website

Suggestions

Wear waterproof boots and dress accordingly for the weather.





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