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:
Solar Eclipse: Crafts for Kids
Thursday, July 27 at 1:00pm
Join Ranger Schilling at the Park Office in Area 1 for crafts relating to the Great American Solar Eclipse. Children will have the opportunity to better understand what a solar eclipse is, and why August 21st is going to be a very special day!
Kayaking Basics for Beginners
Thursday, July 27 at 6:00pm
Local kayaking expert, Geoff Luckett, will teach you some tips for handling a kayak. Come learn how to safely operate your own craft, or borrow one of ours. Paddles and lifejackets are provided. Must be at least 6 years old to participate. $20/person. Register at: http://tnstateparks.com/parks/event_details/long-hunter/
*SPACE IS LIMITED, A PRINTED COPY OF RECEIPT IS TICKET TO THE TRAINING – NO EXCEPTIONS
Friends of Long Hunter Monthly Meeting
Saturday, August 5 at 10:00am
Join the Friends of Long Hunter State Park group as they discuss park activities and plan for the future. This is your chance to become involved, make new friends, and be a part of all the exciting things happening at the park! The meetings are open to everyone. Meet inside the park office Nature Circle room.
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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