From the Start
Friends of Stonelick State Park formed in 2001 to help preserve and protect the parks educational and recreational offerings beyond what can be supported by tax dollars alone.
Friends of Stonelick State Park is a group of volunteers working hand in hand with park staff to benefit Stonelick State Park by enhancing its beauty and preserving its natural resources while offering activities and projects that improve park guests’ visits.
Many individuals have generously donated precious time to preserve and enhance this unique park. Their contribution of time, energy and commitment is greatly valued and much appreciated.
Some of the many Accomplishments of the Friends:
Constructed a picnic pavilion with storage facilities in the campground
Enhanced the amphitheater adding 100 seats purchased from Riverfront Stadium
Replaced the movie screen at the amphitheater and constructed a stage
With the help of friends and volunteers, completed the paved walkway to the amphitheatre
Added adequate lighting at the amphitheater
Completed a walkway from the Gary Bloom Picnic Pavilion to the Shower House
Organize fundraisers with all proceeds benefiting the park
Seek funding assistance through grants and generous donors
Assist park staff and management
Maintain membership to The Friends for the Preservation of Ohio State Parks
Maintain the Friends of Stonelick website
Coordinate a park calendar of seasonal events
Enhance the stay for park visitors
- Preserve and protect the parks natural habitat
- Continue park events and funding
- Increase public awareness
- Increase our volunteer program
- Continue efforts to enhance quality service
- Continue educational programs for park guests
- Continue efforts to preserve and protect the parks natural habitat
The potential of Stonelick State Park is limited only by the time and energy commitments of our volunteers, and by funding obtained from various sources. Friends of Stonelick State Park existence is dependent upon the participation and teamwork of many dedicated members.
Our Friends contribute unique talents and skills in achieving its objectives through various activities and events. Contribution of members’ time, energy and commitment is greatly valued and much appreciated. We are grateful for Friends whose generosity and assistance in strength and in spirit support our organization.
Friends of Stonelick State Park organized to promote the restoration, maintenance, and improvement of the park’s facilities. Friends of Stonelick State Park is a 501(c)(3) organization. The membership year begins each January 1.
- Voting Privileges
- Privilege to hold any officer position
- Contribute your unique talents by helping to restore, maintain and improve the parks natural resources
For more information about the park or becoming a member email or contact us at the address below.