Sweep the Creek Meeting Sites
Saturday Sept 21 from 9-11am
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Section 1: Downstream from NH Ave, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : Hillwood Manor Park. From Sligo Creek Pkwy. and New Hampshire Ave., go north on New Hampshire 1 block, turn right on Erskine St., then turn right on 13th Ave. Hillwood Manor Park is to the right.
Section 2: Maple Ave to NH Ave, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : Flower Ave. & Garland Ave. intersection near Sligo: Turn right on Sligo Creek Parkway from Maple Avenue and follow to site or go east from Carroll Avenue on Flower Avenue to Garland.
Section 3: Piney Branch to Maple Ave, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : Parking lot near the intersection of Sligo Parkway and Kennebec Rd.
Section 4: Wayne Ave to Piney Branch, Sunday, Sept 22, from 1-3pm : Parking lot by the tennis courts just upstream from Piney Branch Rd.
Section 5 Colesville Rd to Wayne Ave, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : Meet in the parking lot along Sligo Creek Parkway just downstream (south) from Three Oaks Drive. (Note: Because of construction in our usual meeting spot, this is a different location from previous Sweep the Creek events).
Section 6 Forest Glen to Colesville Road, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : The Parkside Bridge. From Forest Glen, take the second park-in on the right, immediately following Dallas. From Colesville, take the first park-in on the left.
Section 7: Dennis Ave to Forest Glen, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : From Forest Glen heading north, park at the first (only) parking lot, which is on the left. Walk away from the Parkway and across the bridge to the Sweep table near the paved path and the new playground, near the Kensington Children's Center on Dameron Dr.
Section 8 University to Dennis Ave, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : Whitehall Bridge, a short distance up from the Dennis Ave. Recreation Center. From the parkway at Dennis, drive north past the Dennis Recreation Center to the middle bridge over Sligo Creek. (The bridge path connects Gridley Lane/Sligo Middle School fields to the west, and Whitehall/Tenbrook to the east.) There's a small parking turnout along the parkway that will be readily visible.
Section 9: Upstream from University, Sunday, Sept 22, from 1-3pm: Kemp Mill Shopping Center at the intersection of Arcola Ave. and Lamberton Dr. Meet between Shalom Kosher Mart and the foot path.
Section 10 Middle Long Branch between Piney Branch and Carroll Ave, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : Meet at Rolling Terrace Elementary School, Barron and Bayfield Sts.
Section 10 Lower Long Branch downstream from Carroll Ave, Saturday, Sept 21, 9-11am : Becca Lilly Park. Entrance at Merwood Dr. and Glenside Dr. intersection. Meet at message kiosk.
Section 12 Wheaton - Glen Haven Park, Saturday, Sept 21, from 9-11am : From Beltway take Georgia Ave north 1 mile. Right on Windham Lane which dead-ends at the park.
Section CH - Carole Highlands, Sunday, Sept 22, from 1-3pm : Just south of NH Ave on the PG County side of the park. Meet at the intersection of Drexel St and Sligo Pkwy East, where a spur of Sligo Creek Trail starts. From NH Ave & Erskine St, go east 4 blocks and take a R onto 15th St. Then go 2 blocks and take a R onto Drexel St. The meeting spot and trailhead is straight ahead of you at the end of this block.
Section EP - Evans Parkway NOT PARTICIPATING: Meet at Evans Parkway and Barrie Ave, Silver Spring. We will clean up Evans Parkway Neighborhood Park.
Section LB - Long Branch Village Sunday, Sept 22, from 1-3pm : The section of Long Branch between Wayne and Franklin - meet at the intersection of Long Branch Parkway and E. Wayne (halfway between Piney Branch and Franklin near the bridge that crosses the creek there).
Section W - Takoma Woods NOT PARTICIPATING : TP Public Works, Oswego Ave