McKenzie River Cleanup 2023

Saturday, October 7th, 2023

  • 8:00 am—9:00am—Pick up supplies at Hendricks Bridge County Park
  • 9:00 am—12:00 pm———–River Cleanup
  • 12:00 pm—2:00 pm———- BBQ at Hendricks Bridge County Park

This year’s cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, October 7th. Please help make this the great event it has always been: an annual partnership in renewing and preserving the beauty of the McKenzie. Clean up will take place from 9am-12pm with food and refreshments at Hendricks Bridge County Park from 12-2 pm.

Below are the river segments for which volunteers are needed. To sign up for a route, please email chase@mckenziewc.org 

Boat Routes

1. Bruckart to Finn Rock: Available
2. Finn Rock to Silver Creek: Reserved, L. Helfrich
3. Silver Creek to Rennie: Reserved, L. Helfrich
4. Rennie to Helfrich: Reserved, L. Helfrich
5. Helfrich to Leaburg Lake: Reserved, Dersham/Hayes
6. Leaburg Dam to Greenwood: Available
7. Greenwood to Leaburg: Reserved, Burwell Family
8. Leaburg Boat Ramp to Deerhorn Park: Reserved, S. Clark
9. Deerhorn Park to Taylor Landing (Southside of River): Reserved, Shepley/Ryan
10. Deerhorn Park to Taylor Landing (Northside of River): Available
11. Taylor Landing to Hendricks Park (Northside of River): Reserved, Archer
12. Taylor Landing to Hendricks Park (Southside of River) : Reserved, Robbins
13. Hendricks Park to Bellinger (Northside): Reserved, Laing/Laing
14. Hendricks Park to Bellinger (Southside): Reserved, McKenzie Flyfishers
15. Bellinger to Hayden Bridge (Northside): Reserved, McKenzie Flyfishers
16. Bellinger to Hayden Bridge (Southside): Reserved, McKenzie Flyfishers
17. Hayden Bridge to Harvest Lane (Northside): Reserved, McKenzie Flyfishers
18. Hayden Bridge to Harvest Lane (Southside): Reserved, McKenzie Flyfishers
19. Harvest Lane to Armitage Park (Northside): Reserved, McKenzie Flyfishers
20. Harvest Lane to Armitage Park (Southside): Reserved, McKenzie Flyfishers

Land Areas

1. North side of river across from Finn Rock Landing: Available
2. Silver Creek Boat Launch: Available
3. Goodpasture Road and viewpoint below Marten Rapids: Available 

4. Goodpasture Boat Landing: Reserved, Sooh

5. Waterboard Park-Leaburg Lakeshore: Reserved, EWEB Staff

6. Leaburg Lake picnic area and boat launch: Reserved, EWEB Staff

7. Leaburg Dam to Whitewater Ranch (South side of River): Reserved, EWEB Staff
8. Leaburg Dam downstream 300 yards (North side of River): Reserved, EWEB Staff
9. Leaburg Dam upstream to Ike’s (North side of River): Reserved, EWEB Staff
10. Leaburg Power House vicinity: Reserved, EWEB Staff
11. Greenwood Boat Launch: Available
12. Deerhorn County Park: Available
13. Taylor Landing: Available
14. Deerhorn Road (Pullouts along road): Reserved, MacConnell/Cleland
15. Hendricks Bridge Park: Available
16. Bellinger and Hayden Bridge Boat Launches and vicinities: Available
17. Harvest Landing: Reserved, A. Wrenn
18. Deadmonds Ferry: Reserved, Rockwell
19. Area behind Riverbend Hospital: Available
20. McKenzie View Drive: Reserved, Stampe
21. Armitage Park: Reserved, L. Six
22. Hayden Bridge: Available