Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed

Potomac River Watershed Clean up Fort Washington Park
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 11, 2021, 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM

The clean up is held at the Fort Washington Lighthouse. Park in the Lighthouse parking lot and walk to the shoreline near the Lighthouse. There is a public restroom in the parking lot.
Wear sturdy shoes as the shoreline is uneven in places with natural debris on the beach.

Fort Washington Park

Site Type



County: Prince George's

State: Maryland

Zip: 20744

Nearest City: Fort Washington

GPS Coordinates: 38.7108, -77.0331


Directions: From I-95/495: Exit 3, Indian Head Highway/MD 210 South. Travel about 4 miles to Fort Washington Road. Turn Right, continue to end of the road.

From Waldorf, MD: Take MD 228 to Indian Head Highway/MD 210 North. Travel about 3 miles to Old Fort Road S. Turn Left at the light, continue to Fort Washington Road, turn Left. Continue to end of road.

Watershed Lower Potomac
Sub Watershed

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

:Shoreline is rocky and slippery.

The address is 13551 Fort Washington Park
Fort Washington, MD 20744


What To Expect


This site is open to the public

RSVP Not Required

Maximum Volunteers: 50

Contact Info.

Barbara Wadding



Please bring water and wear a sturdy pair of shoes. Park at the lower parking lot, turn right onto L'Enfant Road (sign says Lighthouse/Fishing Area) off the main road in the park. Walk to the lighthouse.