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.
We offer many events throughout the year. We also have a full events calendar. The following is a short list of upcoming events:
Bryant’s Grove Hike
Friday, May 29 at 9:00am
Though this trail is our flattest, it is not a hike for the faint of heart! This is a four mile, one-way trail, so we will be walking eight miles total. We will be meeting at the trailhead in Area 2, right beside the playground. Walking the first four miles to our swim beach will take about 2 hours, & we will spend an hour there to picnic and swim. Our return trip to our cars will be as a group at about noon. Bring sturdy shoes, sunscreen, a sack lunch, and your curiosity.
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30pm
A Long Hunter favorite, campfire cookouts are free and open to the public just like any other program. We will be in Group Camp 2, located down the gravel road next to our office building. Please feel free to bring and share snacks and goodies to roast over the fire. We will be playing some games as well. Don’t forget your insect repellant!
Full Moon Canoeing
Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00pm
Come watch the sun set over Couchville Lake. You’ll need to register for this one by calling our office at (615) 885-6935. Everyone should arrive at 7 o’clock, with a light source, for a safety meeting and wildlife information. Ages 14 and above.
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:
The NASBA served as an association dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of the country’s 55 state boards of accountancy for more than 100 years.
Gemini Production Group, Inc. is an award-winning Nashville video production company. Our innovative production team brings together motion, graphics and sound to create a distinctive presentation at an affordable price.
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