Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


Holmes Run Park Cleanup
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 18, 2020, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM


This is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup.

Holmes Run Park (Brookvalley Park section) from Duke St to Raleigh Ave
Also known as 'Brookvalley Park'


Site Type

Park (Active since 2020)

Location

County: Alexandria City

State: Virginia

Zip: 22304

Nearest City: Alexandria

GPS Coordinates: 38.81215, -77.11332

Directions

Directions: We will meet where the Holmes Run Trail meets Duke Street (236) next to the Fox Chase Exxon on Duke St).

From Old Town and points east: Take Duke Street heading westbound. From Duke Street, follow the directions below to find parking.

- PARKING on RALEIGH AVE- turn right on the access road leading to N. Jordan St,
turn right onto N. Jordan St, turn left at Raleigh Ave and park. Take the Holmes
Run trail at the end of Raleigh Ave, turn left onto the intersecting Holmes Run Trail, and
follow it until it meets with Duke St (by the Exxon).

- PARKING at BEATLEY LIBRARY- turn right into the Beatley Library parking lot, then
walk eastbound on Duke Street until you come to the Holmes Run Trail (by the
Exxon).

- PARKING on N. PICKETT ST, turn right on N. Pickett St and park. Continue along N.
Pickett St on foot and cross the Charles Beatley Bridge. Turn right onto the Holmes
Run Trail and follow until it intersects with Duke Street (by the Exxon).

- PARKING at BEN BRENMAN - Turn right onto the Richard Leibach Bridge (just before
Beatley Library), at the stop sign either go straight into the parking lot or turn right and
park in the other parking lot. Walk back across the Richard Leibach Bridge, turn left on
Duke St, then left onto the Holmes Run Trail entrance (by the Exxon).


From points west: Take Duke Street (236) heading eastbound. From Duke Street, follow the directions below to find parking.

- PARKING on RALEIGH AVE- turn Left onto N. Jordan St, turn left at Raleigh Ave and
park. Take the Holmes Run trail at the end of Raleigh Ave, then turn left onto the
intersecting Holmes Run Trail. Follow it until it meets with Duke St (by the Exxon).

- PARKING at BEATLEY LIBRARY- turn left on N. Pickett St, pass the CVS lot, then turn
right into the into the Beatley Library parking lot. Walk eastbound on Duke Street until
you come to the Holmes Run Trail (by the Exxon).

- PARKING on N. PICKETT ST, turn left on N. Pickett St and park. Continue along N.
Pickett St on foot and cross the Charles Beatley Bridge. Turn right onto the Holmes
Run Trail and follow until it intersects with Duke Street (by the Exxon).

- PARKING at BEN BRENMAN - Turn right onto Somervelle St and park, or turn right ion
Deer Run Ct and park. Then walk eastbound on Duke street, crossing Duke where it's
safe, until you come to the Holmes Run Trail (by the Exxon), or follow the Richard
Leibach Bridge and turn left on Duke St, walking until you come to the Holmes Run Trail
(by the Exxon).

Watershed Middle Potomac
Sub Watershed Holmes Run
Facilities

Parking Capacity:

Restrooms are NOT available.

This site is NOT suitable for children under seven.

This site is NOT suitable for the elderly.

This site is NOT suitable for the disabled.

Notes & Special Issues

Restrooms are available at Beatley Library and at the Harris Teeter market located in the Shoppes of Foxchase shopping center.

Parking is available nearby in the Beatley Library parking lot, in Ben Brenman Park, along N. Pickett St, and along Raleigh Ave on a first come, first served basis.

Map

What To Expect


Details

This site is open to the public

RSVP is Required

Maximum Volunteers: 75

Contact Info.

Mary Farrah

mary.farrah@alexandriava.gov

Website

https://www.alexandriava.gov/

Suggestions

The area in which we will work is wooded and the terrain is uneven.

Please wear appropriate clothing, such as a long sleeve shirt, pants, closed-toe shoes with good tread, and a hat.

Please bring water with you.

Restroom facilities are available nearby at the Harris Teeter, Beatley Library, and Ben Brenman Park.

I will bring Ivy-X wipes for accidental contact with poison ivy, insect spray, and sunblock.

We will supply bags and gloves.