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:

Halloween Hunt 5-Mile Run

Saturday, October 29 at 11:00am

This event is part of the 38th Annual Tennessee State Parks Running Tour. This race will include two laps around Couchville Lake. Awards will be presented in five age categories and there will also be a Halloween costume contest. Early registrants will receive a t-shirt. For more info, go to https://www.reg2run.com/event_details/98

Location: Couchville Lake (Area 2)

OWL-O-WEEN (Special Fee Program)

Saturday, October 29 at 7:30pm

Join us on a search for our resident Barred Owls as we take a short hike in the park after dark. A fee is charged for this special privilege, and participants must register by calling the park office at 615-885-2422. Space is limited. $3 Individuals, $5 families.

Friends Conference at Fall Creek Falls State Park

Friday, November 4 - All Day


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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