Events

Summer Solstice Forest Bathing with Josh

Woodend Nature Sanctuary 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Join us for a forest bathing walk under the setting sun on the longest day of the year. Josh Schwartz, a certified nature and forest therapy guide, will lead participants through a series of sensory-based activities at Woodend Sanctuary. Inspired by the Japanese practice of “Shinri-Yoku”, forest bathing is a...

RIVERPALOOZA: SOUTH BRANCH TROUGH Kayak Trip

Calleva Trough Outfitters 9690 South Branch River Road, Purgitsville, WV

Join your Upper Potomac Riverkeeper for this one-of-a-kind beautiful and scenic river section of the South Branch Potomac—the Trough! The Trough received its name from the six-mile long trough-like wooded gorge carved by the South Branch Potomac River with cliff faces almost 2,000 feet tall, situated in the Allegheny Mountains.

Clean Parkway, Clean Creek

Little Falls Creek and Parkway 5403 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland

Meet at the gravel parking lot which is located on Little Falls Parkway near the Mass Ave intersection. If you are late, find us working our way towards River Road. We will have gloves, bags, safety vests and even a limited number of boots to lend. If we have to...

RIVERPALOOZA: USFS SHENANDOAH SNORKELING AND PADDLE

Downriver Canoe Company 884 Indian Hollow Rd, Bentonville, VA

Want to experience the thrill of snorkeling the Shenandoah? Well, you’re in luck—this is the trip for you! Join us along with our good friend and partner – the U.S. Forest Service – as we put in at Hazard Mill on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and paddle...

RIVERPALOOZA: WOMEN FOR CLEAN WATER STAND UP PADDLE

Daingerfield Island Marina 1 Marina Dr, Alexandria, VA

This paddle will launch from Daingerfield Island Marina and head up Four Mile Run, a tributary of the Potomac River located just south of Arlington. Participants will enjoy an easy flat-water paddle – perfect for soaking up some sunshine, admiring the scenery, and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Clean...

Clean the Parkway; Clean the Creek

Little Falls Creek and Parkway 5403 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland

Meet at the gravel parking lot which is located on Little Falls Parkway near the Mass Ave intersection. If you are late, find us working our way towards River Road. We will have gloves, bags, safety vests and even a limited number of boots to lend. If we have to...

RIVERPALOOZA: MALLOWS BAY (GHOST FLEET) PADDLE

Mallows Bay Nanjemoy, Maryland

Join your Potomac Riverkeeper, Atlantic Kayak and the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for Get Into Your Sanctuary Weekend! This is a one-of-a-kind, guided interpretive paddle through our country’s newest National Marine Sanctuary, Mallows Bay! Learn about the amazing history of the Ghost Fleet on the Potomac. Dr. Susan Langley,...

RIVERPALOOZA: HARPERS FERRY TUBING AND OVERNIGHT CAMP

Harper's Ferry Adventure Center Harper's Ferry, West Virginia

Join your Potomac Riverkeeper for a fun day of tubing at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers! This is a fun float with some exciting white water on one of the most spectacular sections of the Potomac River, known for its scenic beauty. We will take out at...

RIVERPALOOZA: GOOD-BYE SUMMER BLOWOUT

Harpers Ferry Train Station Potomac St &, Shenandoah St, Harpers Ferry, WV

Mark Frondorf, Shenandoah Riverkeeper; Dean Naujoks, Potomac Riverkeeper; and Brent Walls, Upper Potomac Riverkeeper, are thrilled to announce this year’s RiverPalooza Goodbye Summer Celebration! Join them and Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN) for our exciting whitewater day-long celebration. Whether you are an absolute, never-done-it-before whitewater novice or a hardcore, adrenaline-junkie veteran...

RIOPALOOZA

George Washington National Forest 5162 Valleypointe Parkway, Roanoke, VA

PRKN along with numerous partners celebrates the Shenandoah river and National Hispanic Heritage Month with a family-friendly bilingual river festival! This is the perfect opportunity to bring all members of our watershed together to enjoy the beauty of the George Washington National Forest. Riopalooza features music, educational and conservation booths,...