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Trash Hero Park Cleanup at Riverside Park

Saturday, October 26, 2019

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

As part of Riverside Park Conservancy's woodland restoration initiative, a tribe of goats spent the summer at Riverside Park's Bird Sanctuary eating away literal tons of invasive plants and poison ivy. This clearing of weeds uncovered piles of trash that had accumulated over the past decade (and more), hidden from view.

Join TRASH HERO, in partnership with Riverside Park Conservancy, for a cleanup of the Bird Sanctuary! 

Email newyork@trashhero.org to RSVP.

Dress comfortably and be prepared to get dirty! Best to remove jewelry, wear hair tied back, closed-toe work shoes and long pants required. This location is on a slope and there are areas of poison ivy, so please come prepared. Do not bring additional bags, as there is really no place to store belongings. We will have water onsite and encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottle.



Riverside Park Bird Sanctuary in Riverside Park Accessible
Directions to this location
Location Details:
Take the #1 train to 116th St and walk north four blocks to 120th St. Turn left and walk two blocks to Riverside Drive. Cross Riverside Drive and turn right to walk north into the park. You will find our tent ahead of you!



Event Organizer

Riverside Park Conservancy, TRASH HERO New York,

Contact Number

(212) 870-3073

Contact Email



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Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Skate ParksRiverside Skate Park

Riverside Skate Park is closed to reconstruct the existing skate park with new skate elements, fencing, benches, picnic tables, and landscaping. Please visit the Capital Project Tracker page for updates on the project.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

There are service changes at this facility. Transient and seasonal moorings will not be available for the 2020 season

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are service changes at this marina. Marinas, boatyards, and boat launches are open for personal use of vessels only. Group activities, social gatherings, vessel charters, and rentals are prohibited. Vessel servicing, fueling, and pumpout stations are open. Please maintain strict social distancing of at least six feet and clean and sanitize your vessels after each use. Also, transient and seasonal moorings will not be available for the 2020 season.

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