Maquoketa River Cleanup

Maquoketa River Water Trail, Jackson County

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Let’s clean up the river! Jackson County Conservation and their Americorps Naturalists will lead a fun-filled day of canoeing the Maquoketa River in an attempt to pick up as much trash as possible.

Join us on Saturday, June 22nd in getting canoes on the river and trash out of the waters!

The river clean up will begin at Canton Access in western Jackson County. We will paddle approximately 10 miles of the Maquoketa River to Royertown Access. Participants can bring their own canoes or borrow from Jackson County Conservation (limited supply available).

Shuttle provided at 8:30 AM. Planning to get on the river by 9 AM. Paddle is 3-4 hours plus stops.

This is a free event and open to all ages.

Registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. For more information or to register, contact Jackson County Conservation at (563) 652-3783 or email

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Maquoketa River Cleanup


Saturday, June 22, 2024
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Canton County Park
to Royertown Access
Maquoketa, IA 52060

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