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Friends Groups

Friends groups, also referred to as Citizen Support Organizations (CSO), provide support to individual parks by volunteering, educating visitors, hosting events and raising funds for specific park projects. There are currently 86 friends groups supporting state parks throughout Florida. These groups and the citizens that pledge their time to them play a vital role supporting Florida's state parks, ensuring that our natural, cultural and historical resources are protected for future generations.

Friends of Florida State Parks is a statewide citizen support organization whose dedicated members and volunteers help support the entire Florida State Park system by preserving, protecting and ensuring accessibility to state parks, educating visitors about the value of state parks, encouraging community engagement and active use of state parks, and providing financial support to supplement state funding. For more information, visit the Friends of Florida State Parks
 
Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation is a statewide citizen support organization whose mission is to help create a statewide system of trails and greenways to advance health, recreation, transportation and tourism. For more information, visit Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation

CSO Resources

Parks Name CSO Namesort ascending CSO Address
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park Friends of Kissimmee Prairie Preserve Inc.
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park
16450 SE Federal Highway
Hobe Sound, FL, FL 33455
friendsjdsp@gmail.com
Ichetucknee Springs State Park Friends of Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Inc.
12087 SW US HWY 27
Fort White, FL 32038
Ichetucknee Springs State Park Friends of Ichetucknee Springs State Park ichefriends77@aol.com
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park, Inc.
4150 S. Suncoast Blvd.
Homosassa, FL 34446
joedube@tampabay.rr.com
Highlands Hammock State Park Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park
5931 Hammock Road
Sebring, FL 33872
Grayton Beach State Park Friends of Grayton Beach and Deer Lake State Parks
Post Office Box 1869
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Deer Lake State Park Friends of Grayton Beach and Deer Lake State Parks
Post Office Box 1869
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach Friends of Gamble Rogers State Park
3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd.
Flagler Beach, FL 32136
SandiSites67@gmail.com
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park Friends of Franklin County State Parks
P.O. Box 144
Eastpoint, FL 32328
info@fofcsp.org

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