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SATURDAY 4/30 • DENVER, CO

Protect Our Rivers is hosting the 15th Annual Community South Platte Cleanup -  an event that has historically rallied 200+ kayakers, rafters, bikers, and hikers who have removed over 2 TONS of trash from the river corridor. We invite you to join us and spread some love to the river that winds its way through the heart of Denver.

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RSVP

We are splitting the cleanup into two sections so volunteers can participate in one of two ways. Please visit and RSVP on one of the two event pages to reserve a spot.

NOTE: THE LOCATIONS AND TIMES FOR THE ON-LAND AND ON-WATER CLEANUP ARE DIFFERENT. 

ON-WATER
Overland Pond Park at 9am

Bring your boat, kayak, canoe, or pack raft or hop in a friend's boat for a 5-mile cleanup downriver. 

Take out: Fishback Park

ON-LAND
Fishback Park at 12 pm

Walk or bike a stretch by Confluence Park and help clean up one of the most polluted stretches off the South Platte. 

EVENT SPONSORS

It takes less than three weeks for trash in the South Platte to reach the Gulf of Mexico.

~ EPA, Sources of Aquatic Trash, 2021

FAQ - OTHER QUESTIONS? SEND US AN EMAIL

Is It free? 

Yes. 

How do I donate?

Click HERE to donate to Protect Our Rivers. Donations are much appreciated, thank you! 

What should I bring?

Click HERE to view the gear checklist for the on-water and on-land cleanups. 

 

Can I bring my kids?

Children are welcome and must be supervised at all times. 


Can I bring my dogs?

For this event, we're asking you to leave your dogs at home. 

 

Where should I park?

All event participants should park in the Denver Aquarium Parking Lot where parking is free for the day. Click HERE for Directions.

 
What do I do when I arrive?

There are two check-in locations for the event. Please visit the appropriate webpage for event details. 

 

What COVID19 health and safety precautions are you taking?

All of our events comply with COVID-19 guidelines. We also encourage you to do the following:

• While masks are not required, you're welcome to wear one.
• Please use gloves and avoid touching your face.
• When you are done, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.

 

 

For all other questions please send an email to sarah@protectourrivers.org