Clean up during the Tennessee River Rescue

The 35th annual Tennessee River Rescue is almost here — what better way to appreciate the Scenic City + our outdoor spaces by helping clean our waterways?

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Help keep our waterways safe and clean during this statewide initiative.

Photo provided by the Tennessee Aquarium

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Rolling on the river can often be debris left by us. Enter: the 35th annual Tennessee River Rescue — a statewide cleanup initiative across the southeast on Saturday, Oct. 7.

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., folks can volunteer at several local waterways to help keep the river clean + safe for the community and creatures that inhabit them.

Hamilton County clean up sites

  • Booker T. State Park
  • Suck Creek
  • Tennessee Riverpark
  • Lookout Creek
  • Black Creek
  • Sterchi Farms South Chick
  • Mountain Creek
  • South Chattanooga Community Center
  • Harrison Bay
  • Spring Creek
  • Camp Jordan boating + walking sites
  • Chester Frost Boat Ramp
  • Earthfare — North Chick site one
  • Greenway Farms — North Chick site two
  • Thrasher + Frontage Road — North Chick site three
  • Big Soddy — North Chick site four

Pro tip: Check out the rescue’s website for information on each location including zone leaders, directions + level of difficulty of the site work.

Once you decide on the project you want to volunteer for, RSVP online.

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