Saline River Canoe and ACC BOATR will partner once again partner to put on the 10th Annual Black Friday Cleanup.
The main target area will be the Saline River Crossing Regional Park at the end of River Street. They will also clean Lyle Park.
Come to Benton’s Lyle Park and also River Street, at the Saline River Crossing (food will be served at Saline River Canoe by Lyle Park, 26 River Crest Cir, Benton, AR 72019
Cleanup 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Food and afterparty, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
If water levels are safe and weather permits, boats will also be available for a downriver cleanup float from Lyle Park to the Saline Crossing, which is 3.6 miles by river with one small portage at the Benton Waterworks dam, or bring your own boat if you prefer. Shuttles will be available back to Lyle Park for anyone who chooses the downriver float.
Bring work gloves and muck boots or shoes you don’t mind getting wet and muddy.
Food will be from Whole Hog, but if you have special dietary needs, bring your own food and they’ll fire up a grill and help you get it cooked! Beverages will also be provided.
Find Lyle Park by searching for “Lyle Park Benton AR” or click this link.
If you are running late or need to join the event in progress, come to the Saline River Regional Crossing Park by entering 34.5416, -92.6066 into Google Maps or by entering 2110 River Street, Benton AR, but then continue on SW past the last house until you get to the river. Note, we recommend you NOT search for the park by name because most programs will take you to the opposite side of river, away from our main focus area.