Trash Free Potomac Network - Connecting for a Trash Free Watershed


Quantico Creek
Cleanup Event

This Cleanup is part of the Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

April 10, 2021, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM


Volunteers can walk along different areas of town especially concentrating on the creek bed and collect trash and recyclable debris. The volunteers will be provided with bags, gloves, grabbers and a safety vest. Dress according to the weather. Boots are especially good to wear. As your bags are filled there's someone who will collect them. Some volunteers will be driven to specific locations if need to be. Lunch will be provided afterwards.

Quantico Creek Cleanup


Site Type

Run/Creek/Stream

Location

County: Prince William

State: Virginia

Zip: 22026

Nearest City: Dumfries

GPS Coordinates: 38.567104, -77.326987

Directions

Directions: From I-85 take I-95 N to exit 152B. Turn right on Route 1 S/Jefferson Davis Highway. Jefferson Davis Highway turns into Main St. On the left is 17757 Main St. Jeff Simpson Community Center.

From Washington DC take I-95 S to exit 152A towards Dumfries. Make a right on Route 1 S/Jefferson Davis Highway. Jefferson Davis Highway turns into Main St. On the left is 17757 Main St. Jeff Simpson Community Center.

Watershed Lower Potomac
Sub Watershed Chesapeake Bay
Facilities

Parking Capacity: 50

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

You will be driven by Town staff to the various destinations of the creek clean up.
Small boats and kayaks are welcome

Map

What To Expect


Details

This site is open to the public

RSVP Not Required

Maximum Volunteers: 30

Contact Info.

Yvette Ragland

yragland@dumfriesva.gov

Website

Suggestions

Dress according to the weather and pay attention before you pick up anything and watch for vehicle traffic. The weather will be warmer and animals will start to move around. Social distancing will still be in effect.