Over the past 37 years the American River Parkway Foundation has regularly invited the community to take part in the Great American River Clean Up.  Hundreds of thousands of volunteers have taken part to help remove debris from the Parkway, highlighting why the Parkway is the greatest civic amenity in this region. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 and Sacramento County’s Public Health Order limiting the number of individuals in groups, the Parkway Foundation cannot currently sponsor these official events.

However, our Parkway needs your help now more than ever!! The Foundation is requesting the assistance of parkway users during the month of September to protect, nurture, and refresh  our incredibly unique resource.

When you are out on the Parkway, please bring a bag and remove items of debris.  You can leave your bag in a designated receptacle on the Parkway or bring to your residence.  We can all do our part to Take Pride in The Parkway.  

Please highlight your findings by sharing on social media pages:

Facebook – @ARParkway,      Twitter     – @arpfsac           Instagram – @arpfsac , – with the hashtag #foundontheparkway

For more information please contact the Foundation at volunteer@arpf.org.

2020 Cleanup Results
Our volunteers have been working hard to remove trash from the American River Parkway! Check out these results from our monthly river cleanups.

Location Date No. of Volunteers Pounds of Trash Removed
Howe Ave Access January 18 110 volunteers 4,500 lbs
Cal Expo February 8 50 volunteers 2,000 lbs

Volunteers at our monthly cleanups, combined with our Mile Stewards, removed 140,285 pounds of trash in 2019!!

For more information about volunteering for or sponsoring our Clean Ups, please contact us at (916) 486-2773 or email volunteer@arpf.org.

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