Site Name

Rope Swing Beach aka Tent City or Hockanum Beach

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Name of body of water (river, stream, lake, etc.)

Connecticut River

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

Route 47 Hadley near Barstow's Farm & Dairy

Brief description of the trash site

This is a sandy beach area directly across from the entrance to the Easthampton Boat Ramp at the Oxbow. The beach has a rope swing on it and many people call this the Rope Swing Beach. The beach has been cleaned MANY times but there are people who continuously litter and leave the beach a mess. Maybe signs and be posted regarding littering?

Type(s) of trash at the site

Bottles, cans, paper, food and other litter

Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup


Are boats or special equipment needed for cleanup? If so, explain

Boat access only.

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

Yes, ok for children