Trash and vegetation cleanup at Jones Point Park

Sat Jul 27 2024 at 09:00 am to 11:00 am UTC-04:00

Meet on Trail South of Jones Point Park - See Map in Description | Alexandria

Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail
Publisher/HostFriends of the Mount Vernon Trail
Trash and vegetation cleanup at Jones Point Park
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Volunteers will remove vegetation growing into the trail and pick up trash.
About this Event

The Friends of Mount Vernon Trail will be improving the trail near and around Jones Point.

Volunteers may perform some of the following work:

  • Using pruners and loppers to cut vegetation
  • Using hand saws to cut tree branches
  • Hauling away vegetation and fallen tree branches
  • Picking up trash

What to Bring:

  • Water
  • Gloves (We'll have some to borrow)
  • Long sleeves and long pants

Where to Meet:

The work area is underneath the bridge from the Jones Point Parking Lot. See the image below for walking directions from Jones Point Park to the meeting location.

Near the intersection of the MVT and South Royal Street

GPS Location

Google street view location

Group Volunteering:

We welcome groups to come volunteer at our events. If you plan on having more than 20 people come on a particular weekend, just let us know via email ([email protected]) no less than one week prior to the day of the event so we can better prepare supplies and promote your group’s attendance on social media. You can read more about group volunteering on our website here.

COVID Safety Precautions:

  • We follow current CDC guidance
  • Work will be performed outside with room to socially distance

Support our Work:

We're raising funds to continue to improve the Mount Vernon Trail. Donate to keep our volunteers equipped with tools and supplies at Donate to Friends of the Mount Vernon Trail.

Photo and Liability Waiver:

By registering to volunteer, you're agreeing to our Photo Release and Liability Waiver.


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Meet on Trail South of Jones Point Park - See Map in Description, Jones Point Drive, Alexandria, United States

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