The purpose of Friends of Long Hunter State Park is to help protect and improve the park environment for those who use it; and to support the park staff in its preservation and educational efforts.

We encourage you to join us in our efforts to assist Long Hunter State Park by becoming a member of our organization.

The support given through Yearly Membership Dues, Sponsors, and donations assist in many worthy causes. Your contributions are an investment in the future of Long Hunter State Park.

Upcoming Events

We offer many events throughout the year. We also have a Full Event Calendar. The following is a short list of upcoming events:

Bryant Grove 8-Mile Hike

Wednesday, August 5 at 8:30am

Join our friends from the Mt. Juliet/Wilson County Meetup group for this eight-mile hike along the scenic Bryant Grove Trail. For more information and to RSVP for this free event, go to http://www.meetup.com/Mount-Juliet-Wilson-County-Hiking-Meetup/events/224257458/

Location: Bryant Grove Trail, Mt Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Local Mammals

Thursday, August 6 at 3:00pm

Have you ever pet a fox or felt the fangs of a bobcat? Join us under the shelter in Area 2 to discover the feel, look, and habits of many of Tennessee’s mammals.

Blooms and Butterflies

Friday, August 7 at 10:00am

Join Ranger Rawlings on a one-mile hike through the park’s fields to take a look at some late summer bloomers and beautiful butterflies. Meet at the park office in Area 1. Don’t forget the bug spray!


A lot of support we receive comes from not only members within the Friends group, but also sponsors of local businesses throughout the community who have a love for Long Hunter State Park. If you are interested in sponsoring us, please visit our sponsor page.

The following companies have sponsored the Friends of Long Hunter State Park:

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