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:
100k Tree Day
Saturday, February 25 at 9:00am
The Friends of Long Hunter will be helping the Tennessee Environmental Council provide bare-root tree seedlings at no cost to participants (donations are encouraged) who plant them on Saturday, February 25th.
Let’s go Rock Hopping!
Saturday, February 25 at 2:00pm
Friends of Long Hunter Sponsored Event
Wanna have some fun on the exposed boulders around the shore of Percy Priest Lake?
This free hike is open to the public and geared towards younger hikers, but older hikers will enjoy. We'll provide a short list of nature items to try and spot on our hike. Dress appropriately for the wind and cold. We will try to avoid mud. No pets allowed. We plan on being outside approximately 90 minutes. Best for hikers age 8 and up. Parents are required to accompany children.
Delicious hot chocolate available following hike for a small donation benefit Friends of Long Hunter State Park. Rainy or icy conditions will cancel this event.
Friends of Long Hunter Monthly Meeting
Saturday, March 4 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.
*** Bring your favorite Trial Mix ingredients ***
We will be making trail mix bags to enjoy at the Weed Pull. Bring nuts, seeds, M&Ms, marshmallows, pretzels, etc....
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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