Lakeside Litter Sweep


End the summer with a splash while making a difference in our community!  Join Keep the Midlands Beautiful, Dominion Energy, PalmettoPride and our other 20+ event partners in our effort to clean up Lake Murray.  The 2023 Lakeside Litter Sweep will be held the morning of Saturday, September 16 which is the statewide Beach Sweep/River Sweep day sponsored by the SC Department of Natural Resources.


Choose one of following three check-in/out locations:

  • Southshore Marina in Leesville
  • Rusty Anchor in Chapin (next to Lighthouse Marina)
  • Dreher Island State Park in Prosperity


Volunteers may choose to pick up litter...

  • On land around the check-in location,
  • On islands using your own boat,
  • From islands with help from a free boat ride from one of our pontoon rental and tour companies (ONLY available from Southshore and Rusty Anchor),
  • From beneath the water's surface if participating with a dive team.


Registration for the 2023 event is now CLOSED. 

Thank you to all 400 volunteers who have signed up!


Registered volunteers will receive a t-shirt, free lunch, thank you gift and entry for larger prizes from local businesses.


Spread the word, bring a friend and let's have some fun while cleaning up the Jewel of the South!

To save time at check-in, download the appropriate waiver form below and return by Sep. 8th to


Waiver Forms