Sat., April 29 – Neponset River Cleanup/ DCR Park Serve Day – 9am-noon

Calling all volunteers!  Let’s get ready for spring!

Join us on DCR Park Serve Day, a statewide volunteer service day, and help beautify our favorite river.


We’re cleaning up multiple sites along the Neponset River Estuary. Choose a site that’s convenient for you and show up at 9am ready to help!

NEW: To save time at event check in, please fill out DCR waiver form in advance and bring to check in table. Click here for DCR waiver form.

  • Quincy RiverWalk:  Meet at the Neponset Landing Pier, next to Neponset Landing Apartments at 2 Hancock Street. Park under the Neponset Bridge,between the Adams Inn and Neponset Landing Apartments.
  • Granite Ave. Marshes and Neponset Greenway Trail in Dorchester: Meet at the far end of the Shields MRI parking lot at 161 Granite Ave., near the Neponset Greenway Trail.  Park in the Shields MRI parking lot, or across the street, at the Neponset II Park on Hill Top St.
  • Baker Dam/Small DCR Park/Boat Ramp/Neponset River Greenway Trail: Meet in the small park next to the Baker Square Condominiums on Adams Street. We will have groups focusing on the boat ramp at Central Avenue, the bank near the Baker Dam on the Milton side of the river, and the stretch of the Greenway between Central Avenue and Adams Street.
  • NEW! Pope John Paul Park/Port Norfolk Park: Meet at Pope John Paul Park (main entrance near Walgreens on Gallivan Blvd.)  To get to Port Norfolk Park from PJP, walk east along Neponset Greenway, under the bridges toward Port Norfolk.

Please wear long pants and clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty, along with appropriate closed toe footwear.  Don’t forget hats, work gloves, sunscreen, and water.

Questions? Contact Nancy Mahon at or 781-575-0354 x304


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