Annual Watershed Cleanup at Frying Pan Park Oct. 13

Community members are welcome to join in the worldwide watershed cleanup.

Many Fairfax County Park Authority parks are taking part in the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 13, including Frying Pan Farm Park. 

The cleanup will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Students, families, scouts and community groups are all welcome to join in the worldwide cleanup. 

Items often found include tires, bed springs, bottles, cans and other debris that gets tossed into local waterways. Participants should wear boots, old clothes and bring gloves. Trash bags will be provided. 

The following FCPA parks are taking part in the event: 

• Frying Pan Farm Park, 703-437-9101
• Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 703-941-1065
• Hidden Pond Nature Center, 703-451-9588
• Huntley Meadows Park, 703-768-2525
• Lake Accotink Park, 703-569-3464
• Riverbend Visitor Center, 703-759-9018
• Sully Historic Site, 703-437-1794
• Walney Visitor Center in Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, 703-631-0013


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