West and Rhode Riverkeeper

We work with our community to enforce environmental law, to
promote restoration, and to advocate for better environmental policy.
Contact us: 410-867-7171  ♦  4800 Atwell Rd, #6, Shady Side, MD 20764

Ride for the Rivers 2016

Register Here                          Vollunteer Here                             Bar-B-Cue only

The Riverkeeper needs your help on Saturday, May 14 to help with the third annual Ride for the Rivers and the Muddy Bottom BBQ. You'll have fun -- and get a free cool T-shirt and the best BBQ, fried fish & chicken you've ever tasted (not to mention beer!) This is our #1 fundraiser for the year, so we'd really appreciate your help. Sign up for as much time as you can spare to help keep our rivers fishable, swimmable, kayakable and crab-able.  

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 Register Here            Volunteer Here            Bar-B-Cue Only

What:              Third annual Ride for the Rivers

Metric Century Bicycle Ride / 40-Mile Ride / or Family Fun Ride to benefit the West/Rhode Riverkeeper

Discover the beauty of the watersheds of the West and Rhode Rivers (as well as the Patuxent River and Herring Bay), on this challenging ride through the rolling countryside of Southern Anne Arundel County and Northern Calvert County.

Proceeds help the West/Rhode Riverkeeper keep these rivers swimmable, fishable, crab-able and kayak-able.

Date:               Saturday, May 14, 2016

Time:              Registration @ 7 a.m.

                        Start @ 8 a.m.

                        Ride: 8 a.m. – noon

                        Muddy Bottom BBQ: noon – 3 p.m.

Where:           Start/finish & BBQ at Discovery Village

                        4800 Atwell Road

                        Shady Side, MD 20764

Registration Fee:       $50 includes logo-emblazoned T-shirt, logo water bottle and “Muddy Bottom BBQ” celebration.

Just the BBQ: $25 per person / kids 12 & under FREE

The public is invited to join the cyclists at the “Muddy Bottom BBQ,” which runs from noon to 3 p.m., a riverfront celebration featuring live music, delicious BBQ, fried chicken and fish, great local Maryland beers, children's activities for the entire family. Cost is free with each Ride for the Rivers registration, or $25 per person without registration. Children under are admitted 12 free. Tickets are now available at www.westrhoderiverkeeper.org.


Four Rivers, the Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority

Severn Savings Bank

INO, Inc.

Discovery Village


Bay Weekly

Zancan Press

Logistical support by Bike Doctor Annapolis

Register Here

More information:         

Eric Andersen, Program Coordinator

West/Rhode Riverkeeper