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THE Friends of jonathan Dickinson state park

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Please consider making a donation to the fund. Our goal is $10,000 to meet the match

At The Friends, we love our park, visitors, and local community! We strive to provide the best possible experience to our guests as if they were our family. The Friends, along with our community members, business partners, and generous donations, help to keep Jonathan Dickinson State Park one of the most beautiful state parks in South Florida!

Come on in, join us, and be a part of the 


The park provides a vast array of activities for all ages including:

  • Hobe Mountain observation tower
  • Numerous hiking trails
  • Award-winning MTB trails
  • Kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, boat tours/rentals
  • Tent and RV camping
  • Walking and cycling paths
  • Kimbell Education Center
  • Hundreds of local species of wildlife

Join the Friends

Being a member of The Friends is about so much more than the perks we offer.  Membership signifies a commitment to the preserving natural and cultural resources of Jonathan Dickinson State Park for generations to come.  Members are the lifeblood of our organization, allowing us to move forward with our shared values and ensure that the park can continue to serve as a centerpiece of our community.  

Volunteer at Jonathan Dickinson State Park for a meaningful experience! You will be challenged and satisfied by matching your skills and interests to the needs of the Park.

As a volunteer  you will:

  • Use your talents to help preserve our natural resources
  • Meet new people
  • Do meaningful work
  • Gain work experience
  • Stay active and involved
  • Help improve Florida State Parks

The park provides orientation,  training, Workers’ Compensation coverage and volunteer recognition events and awards.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter and stay up to date on current park events and projects! 

In the newsletter you will receive: 

  • Kimbell Center news
  • The Friends news
  • Park happenings
  • Park project updates
  • All park events

All donations to The Friends and Camp Murphy MTB Trails goes towards maintaining and upgrading our beautiful park, and our annual fundraising projects. Your donations help to keep the hiking and biking trails clean and clear, they buy supplies for educational programs and events, put on new and exciting programs for our community, fund major park projects and enhancements, animal habitat and plant community restoration, general office supplies for park staff, and much more. We would not be able to do any of this without your charitable contributions and memberships to The Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park.  

The Friends of

Jonathan Dickinson State Park


16450 SE Federal Hwy

Hobe Sound, FL 33455

The Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the State of Florida, Division of Consumer Services by calling 1-800-435-7352. ID# 65-0568296. 

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