Piney Branch Watershed

Piney Branch is a small tributary to Rock Creek, which drains into the Potomac River. Piney Branch begins and ends in Washington, DC.

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Satellite view of Piney Branch Parkway and tributary as it meets Rock Creek.




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Piney Branch near Piney Branch Parkway in Mount Pleasant, DC


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Piney Branch near 17th and Piney Branch Parkway


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Facing West on Piney Branch Parkway, Piney Branch is on the right


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Combined Sewer Overflow sign - Common in DC



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Facing West where Piney Branch joins Rock Creek on the other side of the bridge. Looking at Beach Drive from Piney Branch Parkway.


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On bridge at Beach Drive and Piney Branch Parkway, facing East. Bridge above is Park Road.


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Facing South. Rock Creek is on right, Piney Branch joins under bridge shown here.


More information about the Rock Creek Watershed can be found at the following websites:
http://www.tripatlas.com/Rock_Creek_(Potomac_River)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Creek_(Potomac_River)
http://articles.gourt.com/en/Rock%20Creek%20(Potomac%20River)

To find out more about local efforts to clean up Rock Creek and its tributaries, or to get involved, visit the Friends of Rock Creek's Environment website: http://friendsofrockcreek.org/.