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National River Clean-Up 2018

Help restore the health and beauty of the Rio Grande! Join the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division, REI, and other local organizations for the annual National River Cleanup event.


This event has already happened.
May 19, 2018
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM


NW corner of Central Ave
Central Ave & the Bosque
Albuquerque, NM 87105


Parking is limited so PLEASE CARPOOL!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: Register with REI at, call 247-1191, or stop by 1550 Mercantile Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107.

WHAT TO BRING: You will need work gloves, water, and sun protection.

1. Community Bosque cleanup at the Central Avenue Bridge: Trash cleanup along both sides of the Central Bridge.
2. Organize your own Bosque cleanup: Have a favorite area of the Bosque? Consider hosting a Bosque cleanup of your own! Call 452-5213 to sign up!
3. Clean the river in your own boat: You must provide your own transportation and shuttle for your boat. Please call 452-5213 for instructions for boaters. Boaters must follow NM State Parks Boating safety regulations. Call State Parks at 1-888-NMPARKS or see for more information. Please note that Open Space is unable to provide participants with rafts this year.

Donated refreshments and post-cleanup picnic!




Jim Sattler