Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

Stream Cleanup at Portal Drive NW Stream
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 18, 2020, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

We will do a cleanup of the stream bed and surrounding area of a creek that runs through a residential area on Portal Drive NW.

Participants should wear boots or sturdy shoes that you don't mind getting muddy.

Bring work gloves if you have them, but we also will have gloves at the site. We also will have trash bags at the site.

Portal Drive Stream

Site Type



County: District of Columbia

State: District of Columbia


Nearest City:

GPS Coordinates: 38.98765, -77.042199


Directions: This site begins where North Portal Dr NW/Portal Dr NW intersect E Beach Dr NW. This is a residential area where you can park on the road along Portal Dr.

To get there from the Silver Spring Metro station, follow Colesville Rd away from downtown Silver Spring and towards the traffic circle that connects 16th Street NW and Colesville Road. This traffic circle has an exit for N Portal Drive NW. Follow N Portal Drive NW to the end and you will be at the site.

Watershed Middle Potomac
Sub Watershed Middle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan

Parking Capacity:

Restrooms are NOT 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: 20

Contact Info.