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 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/
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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