15th Annual
South Platte Cleanup

Saturday April 30th

Join us for a South Platte River cleanup followed by an after-party. 

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Event Details

Protect Our Rivers is hosting the 15th Annual South Platte Cleanup -  an event that has historically rallied 200+ kayakers, rafters, bikers, and other participants who have removed over 2 TONS of trash from the river corridor. We anticipate a large turnout as we have partnered with Downriver Equipment, Odell Brewing Co., and Kokopelli Rafts, among many others. 

RSVP

This year we spilt the event into two sections. You must register for the event to attend. 

River 

Bring your boat, or hop in with friends and join us for an on-water cleanup downriver. 

Land 

Bring your boat, or hop in with friends and join us for an on-water cleanup downriver. 

 

Event Sponsors

We couldn't do it without your support!

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1 in 3 rivers and streams are heavily polluted and no longer meet water quality standards.

*2019 sample conducted by the USGS

FAQ

Is It free? 

Yes!

 

Can I bring my kids?

Children are welcome, but must be supervised at all times. The vast majority of our events are family-friendly. We will note any locations that will be difficult with little ones. 


Can I bring my dogs?

Yes, as long a they're nice and you keep them on-leash. 

 
Where should I park?

There is free parking at Fishback Park. You can also park in the Aquarium Parking Lot for free if you

let them know you're attending the river cleanup event. 

 
What do I do when I arrive?

Please check-in at the Protect Our Rivers table once you arrive to pick up your cleanup tools and sign a short waiver. We'll make sure you have everything you need to get going. 

 

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