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Posted on: September 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Volunteers Needed for Fall River Clean Up

River in the Fall

The City of San Marcos and Texas State University are calling on volunteers to register for the 6th Annual Fall River Clean Up happening from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2022. The Fall River Clean Up covers the Upper San Marcos River. 

“We’re happy to bring the Fall River Clean Up back in person, while encouraging people to wear a mask and social distance,” said Community Enhancement Initiatives Manager Amy Thomaides.

Anyone interested in participating in the cleanup, should select an available location in a watershed available at Interested participants can also contact Keep San Marcos Beautiful at

Upper San Marcos Watershed locations include:

Purgatory Creek 1- Gravel St and Mitchell St.

Purgatory Creek 2- 1808 Hunter Rd

Cottonwood Creek- Far N.W. Corner of Premium outlets behind Zegna Outlet

Sessom Creek- 151-2 E. Sessom Dr. 

Sink Creek- 1600 N. LBJ Dr.

Willow Creek – 320 Mariposa St.

San Marcos River 1- 170 Charles Austin Dr. 

San Marcos River 2- 520 N I-35 Frontage Rd

Blanco River Village- Morning Shadow and Newberry Trl

Five Mile Dam- 4440 S Old Stagecoach Rd

Blanco River and Hwy 80: Bobcat Golf Range

On cleanup day, volunteers will check in at the watershed headquarters at 8:30 a.m., sign in, meet up with their team leaders and receive supplies and instructions. Each volunteer will be provided with a breakfast taco and pizza for lunch. Shirts are on a first come, first served basis.

For more information about the event, follow the Annual Great Texas River Clean Up Facebook page. For media inquiries, contact


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