Events / Fryingpan River Cleanup - April 22

Fryingpan River Cleanup

19th Annual FRYINGPAN CLEANUP: April 22, 2017

Help clean up one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the country! Volunteers of all ages welcome! Join us for a free breakfast before cleaning up a 1-mile section of the river. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash.


Breakfast and registration starts at 8:30 am near Lions Park and the Midland Spur side of Basalt Town Hall. Teams of 3-4 people are arranged, assigned about 1-mile of river, and head out to clean up around 9:15 am. Entries of trash for prizes must be registered at Lions Park by 11:45 am.

Because weather can be unpredictable, please be prepared with proper clothing, including

  • long pants
  • gloves
  • hat
  • sunscreen
  • proper footwear
  • water

Be safe and have fun! 



GROUPS (such as Boy Scout or Girl Scout Troops):
If you are bringing large groups to the cleanup, please download this WAIVER for each family or individual and bring them completed and signed to the cleanup.

Become a Sponsor of the upcoming Fryingpan River Cleanup and support over 100 volunteers as they clean up and protect our rivers!


2017 Fryingpan Cleanup Sponsors

Jean Moore
Cornelia and Meredith Long
Lynn Nichols and Jim Gilcrest
Town of Basalt
Pam and Dan Turley
Waste Management
Jean and Bill Wunderlich



Fryingpan River Cleanup: Video and Photos

Charlie talks about why he helped clean-up the Fryingpan River in April of 2014.



Photos from the 2014 Fryingpan River Cleanup


Event Underwriters:

Cornelia & Meredith Long
Jim Gilchrist & Lynn Nichols
The RCG Fund

Event Sponsors & Supporters:
ACE Hardware - Carbondale
Alpine Bank - Basalt
Ann & Joe Kercheville
Barb & Pitt Hyde
Barb & Jons Milnor
Basalt 7-Eleven
Basalt Lions Club
Basalt Printing
Christy & Steve Clettenberg
City Market - El Jebel

Colorado 500
Daly Property Services
Eagle County
Evergreen Events

Gary Blackie
Jean & Bill Wunderlich
Jean Moore
Jeanie & John Morris
Jennifer & Cap Grossman
Mark Seaman
New Roads Foundation

NRS (Northwest River Supply)
Pam & Dan Turley
Roaring Fork Club
Sarah & Robert Woods
Susan & David Young
Starbucks - Willits
Timberline Bank
Timbo's Pizza
Town of Basalt
Trish & Mark Seaman
Waste Management

Contact Us

Roaring Fork Conservancy
PO Box 3349
Basalt, CO 81621
(970) 927-1290

200 Basalt Center Circle, Suite 120, Basalt, CO 81621

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