Upcoming Events, Programs, and Volunteer Activities
Friends of FHSP Monthly Meeting
The Friends of Fort Harrison State Park hold their monthly Board Meeting on the first Thursday of the month. Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, Dec 5 at 6:30 PM at the Visitor Center. Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about our initiatives to assist the park staff through programs, events, and improvement projects!
Prior to the December meeting , all are invited to attend a holiday pot luck dinner at 6:00 PM. The Friends of Fort Harrison will provide a main dish; attendees are encouraged to provide a side dish or dessert to share.
Fort Harrison State Park Trail Challenge
Whether you're an experienced backpacker or a casual hiker, this challenge is for you! The Friends of Fort Harrison sponsor this non-competitive program in which anyone can attempt to hike all 6 trails (14 miles!) in the month of November.
Register online for a trail challenge t-shirt. Proceeds help raise funds for park improvement and programs. Look for naturalist-guided hikes on each trail through the month to learn something new while completing the challenge!
Complete information regarding the challenge may be found on the FHSP Trail Challenge tab of this website.
Friends of FHSP Volunteer Opportunities
General volunteer information: The Friends of Fort Harrison State Park welcomes volunteers of all abilities. Many of our activities are scheduled on weekday evenings or Saturday mornings, however. additional activities may be available at other times. Please sign up for activities so that we may plan accordingly and contact participants in the event of cancellation due to weather. Events with inadequate volunteer participation may be cancelled.
We ask that volunteers sign up for activities so that we will have adequate supplies and tasks for the number of volunteers. Some activities are not suitable for minors, and will be indicated in the description. All minors must be accompanied by an adult and must complete and sign the and have a signed Youth/Parent volunteer agreement. Adult volunteers who are new to volunteering at Indiana State Parks must complete the Volunteer Service Agreement for Adults.