Sign Up For The Great American River Cleanup

Saturday, September 17, 2022

By Marilyn Nelson on September 8, 2022
(Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Volunteers of all ages are welcome at the largest American River Parkway Clean-Up of the year.

Join your fellow American River Parkway lovers on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 9 a.m. to noon remove trash and debris along the banks of the American River.

Each year 20-25,000 pounds of trash are collected, so bring all your friends.

24 sites to choose from:
Discovery Park
Steelhead Creek*
Northgate Access*
C Street Access*
Cal Expo-Ethan*
Sutter’s Landing Regional Park
Paradise Beach
Northrop Access*
Guy West Bridge*
Howe Avenue*
Watt Avenue
Larchmont River Access
William B. Pond Recreation Area
River Bend Park
Sarah Court
Ancil Hoffman Park (site currently full)
Rossmoor Bar
Sunrise Recreation Areas
Sailor Bar
Nimbus Fish Hatchery
Black Miners Bar (Lake Natoma)
Beach Lake Road Restoration Site (Elk Grove)
*18+ ONLY Sites

Supplies are provided, such as trash bags, nitrile gloves, hand sanitizer, first aid kits, water, and snacks. For more information about volunteering for or becoming a sponsor, contact the American River Parkway Foundation HERE or at (916) 486-2773 or email

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