National River Cleanup Stewardship Project


Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

Registration closed


  • Group size 74 people
  • Instructor ABQ Open Space Division

Join American Rivers, the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division, REI, the Rotary Club of Albuquerque, the West Central Alliance of Neighbors and other organizations for this annual cleanup of the Rio Grande! Volunteers will meet on the northeast side of the Rio Grande Bridge, The event will focus on trash cleanup in different areas along the banks of the river and in the bosque. Experienced boaters are encouraged to clean trash in the river with your own raft, kayak, or canoe. See Open Space Website for details. Registered volunteers are invited to stay for a prize drawing starting at 12:30 p.m. For more information about this or other volunteer opportunities in Open Space, please contact the Open Space Division at 452-5200.

    Map image of Northeast Corner of Central Ave Bridge

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    Parking is limited, please carpool!