Wednesday, July 30 2008 @ 02:52 PM UTC
Contributed by: B' Spokes
Rally for the River takes place on the closed northbound lanes of I-83 (JFX), from President Street to Northern Parkway. Our 9th Rally for the River" (formerly known as the Jones Falls Valley Celebration) is a day-long family event celebrating the rich history and natural beauty of the Jones Falls river and stream valley - and the connections between Baltimore and the Chesapeake Bay. Experience the Jones Falls Expressway - minus 40,000 cars! Walk or run...pedal a bike...push a stroller. Join thousands of fun-lovers for the metro region's largest gathering of conservation-minded individuals.
Free parking and main entrance ramp will be at the Poly/Western parking lot at Cold Spring Lane and Falls Road. Reduce your carbon footprint - carpool, take public transit, or ride your bike to the event. Exit ramps south of Cold Spring Lane will also be open for paid entry, foot and bicycle traffic. No parking will be available at these locations.
• Skateboarding competition
• Organized bike activity
• Native plant nurseries, earth-friendly vendors
• Children's activities
• World famous frog race with cash prizes!
• Boating - bring your own kayak or canoe, or partner with us on a boat and a buddy