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Summer Adopt-A-Creek on Rapid Creek

South Dakota

Learn about freshwater conservation and help keep local waters healthy as we spring clean a unique wetland area of Rapid Creek. This adopted portion is located just behind Baken Park between the Canyon Lake Drive and West Main Bridges. Following the clean-up, join us for a brief presentation about freshwater conservation in SD.  This event is co-hosted by Rapid City’s Young Professional’s Group.


Meet at the biking trail parking area located just to the south of the West Main Street McDonald’s.


  • 5:30. p.m.: Meet at the bike path parking lot just south of the West Main St. McDonalds on Dakota Drive for light refreshments, a project briefing, and to pick up supplies.
  • 5:45 p.m. - We will be hiking along the creek and through the spillway to collect trash, rubbish and debris.

What to Bring

Trash bags will be provided, but make sure to bring good footwear that you won’t mind getting muddy or wet. Gloves are also recommended.

For More Information

Contact Corissa Busse at 605-342-4040 or via email: corissa.busse@tnc.org