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:

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.

Location: Long Hunter State Park, 2910 Hobson Pike, Hermitage, TN 37076

Pollinator Prowl

Saturday, August 5 at 11:00am

Did you know that some species of beetles, moths and flies are pollinators? Join Ranger Schilling at the Couchville Cedar Glade State Natural Area at 11 AM as we explore pollination and observe the animals that perform this vital task. This is an easy, 1 mile loop trail that provides an array of wildflowers and pollinators. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes.

Location: Couchville Cedar Glade State Natural Area, Tyler Sykes Trail, Hermitage, TN 37076, USA

Summer Night Sounds

Saturday, August 5 at 6:30pm

Join Ranger Rawlings for a sunset stroll to take in the sounds of summer. We hope to be serenaded by katydids, frogs, and nightjars and maybe a few surprises! Meet at the Shelter House in Area 2 for an easy, 2 mile walk on the Couchville Lake Trail.

Location: Couchville Lake Trail, Hermitage, TN 37076, USA


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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