Adopt-a-Road, Beach, Park or Trail

Adopt-a-Road is the volunteer litter clean-up program for Kitsap's county and city roads, beaches, trails, and parks.


Want your neighborhood to look better and be safer? If you, your family, your neighborhood, your civic organization or your workplace wants to make a positive difference in your community, sign up online to become an Adopt-a-Road volunteer! Every piece collected builds a healthier environment for all residents. 

How does it work?

Frequently Asked Questions

Adopt-a-Road volunteers agree to:

  • Adopt a stretch of roadside, beach, park or trail for at least 2 years.

  • For roads, adopt a section at least 1 mile long and clean up both sides.

  • Pick up litter at least twice a year. We recommend fall and spring.

  • For groups, have a representative sign an agreement on behalf of the entire group.

  • Follow safety guidelines (PDF).

  • After a cleanup event, submit an online report.

Kitsap County agrees to:

  • Help volunteers select a road or other area and evaluate it for safety.

  • Lend volunteers safety vests, traffic safety signs, and litter grabbing devices.

  • Provide plastic trash bags and remove any large or dangerous materials.

  • Pay for litter disposal at any county garbage facility.

  • Install a recognition sign at the adopted area after 2 years of participation.

In 2020, 16 individuals and 8 groups spent 508 hours removing 539 bags of litter from 379 road miles in Kitsap County. Thank you!

 Contact Us

Call Kitsap1 and ask to be connected with Adopt-a-Road staff


Kitsap County Solid Waste works with the County Sheriff, County Juvenile Detention, Kitsap Health District, Tribal Nations, and Cities on local litter programs.