Last year, a spring and a fall clean up resulted in more than two tons of trash being removed from the area. - Craig Tuss

Registration & Check-in:

There are seven check in/out booth locations where participants can turn in waiver forms and get clean up supplies and materials, and turn in clean up items when they are done for the day.

1. South side of the intersection of McAndrews Road and the Bear Creek Greenway. Parking available at the Rogue Valley Mall north side of McAndrews Road.

2. Alba Drive (near Dairy Queen and the intersection of Barnett Road) at the entrance to the Bear Creek Greenway. Parking available at the Little League fields on Alba Drive.

3. Coyote Trails Nature Center Solar Pavilion, parking available across Bear Creek at the U.S. Cellular Community Park Baseball Fields.

4. Hawthorne Park near the Bear Creek Greenway, parking available off of Main Street in the parking lot.

5. Blue Heron Park in Phoenix, parking available at Blue Heron Park.

6. Pine Street in Central Point.

7. Lynn Newbry Park in Talent.

See the maps below for parking and meeting locations.


Check-in 8:30-9:00 AM. Clean Up 9:00 to 12:00 PM
Participants should return tools and equipment to the check-in booths where they started.

Safety issues:

Steep Slopes, Water Body on Site, Hazardous Materials/Needles, Poison Oak, Uneven or Slippery Ground

How to Dress and the right Footwear:

Sturdy shoes, closed toe water shoes, hiking boots, rubber boots that allow both walking and potentially wading into muddy or calm water areas.

Weather and temperature can vary: suggest wearing layers, with long pants to prevent abrasions and long sleeve light shirt to protect from plants and sunshine. Something warmer on top of your long sleeve shirt until the sun warms the air.

Maybe a light daypack for carrying water bottle, personal items needed during three hour morning.

Minimum age:

8 years old, accompanied by adult.


All clean up tools will be provided: gloves, bags, buckets, pick-up devices. These items need to be returned to the registration/check-in booths by 12 noon.


Snacks and beverages will be provided at the registration/check-in booths for all participants.


Hawthorne Park check-in and suggested parking area.
McAndrews check-in and suggested parking area.
Coyote Trails Nature Center check-in and suggested parking area.
Barnett Road check-in and suggested parking area.
Blue Heron Park check-in and suggested parking area.
Central Point Pine Street check-in and suggested parking area.
Lynn Newbry Park check-in and suggested parking area.