Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

Creek Clean Up at Croydon Creek Nature Center
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

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

Join us for a morning of cleaning up the creek and trails around Croydon Creek Nature Center and the John Hayes Forest Preserve. No advanced registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult who can sign the waiver. SSL hours awarded for volunteer time.

Croydon Creek Nature Center/ Rockville Civic Cente

Site Type

Other (Active since 2005)


County: Montgomery

State: Maryland

Zip: 20851

Nearest City: Rockville

GPS Coordinates: 39.0876, -77.1264


Directions: Croydon Creek Nature Center is located within the Rockville Civic Center Park, which is east of Rockville Pike. Look for the brown and white signs directing you to the Croydon Creek Nature Center.

If going south on Route 355, turn left onto First Street (a.k.a. Rt. 28). Make a right onto Baltimore Road. Stay on Baltimore Road going straight at the stop sign. Then left onto Avery Road. Follow it around until you see our parking lot and the nature center on your right.

If necessary, call the center for directions at 240-314-8770.

Watershed Rock Creek
Sub Watershed Rock Creek

Parking Capacity: 50

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


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP Not Required

Maximum Volunteers: 150

Contact Info.

Elissa Totin



All participants are welcome to join us for a Clean Up Meet Up at Saints Row Brewing (1211 Taft St, Rockville) immediately following the event. This is a family friendly event with an onsite food truck and beer specials for volunteers over 21.