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WHO WE ARE

The Florida State Parks Foundation strives to preserve the natural beauty and resources of the Real Florida for generations to come. A nonprofit organization of dedicated members and volunteers, the Foundation champions a world class system of Florida State Parks for the well-being of all.

175 STATE PARKS
800,000 ACRES MANAGED
100 MILES OF COASTLINE
32M VISITORS ANNUALLY
$3.9B ECONOMIC IMPACT

RECENT NEWS

  • Florida State Parks Foundation partners with Live Wildly to host inaugural legislative reception at Florida Historic Capitol Museum

    Foundation Staff

    February 1, 2024

  • Florida State Parks Foundation partners with Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to provide accessible pool lift at William J. ‘Billy Joe’ Rish Recreation Area

    Foundation Staff

    January 29, 2024

  • Fort Mose Unveils Historic Reconstruction Project in Landmark Groundbreaking Ceremony

    Foundation Staff

    January 19, 2024

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Florida State Park Specialty License Plate

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Support our State Parks by ordering your Florida State Park Specialty License Plate today. Each license plate costs $33 and covers the cost of the specialty plate. Of that, $25 directly benefits the Foundation.

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plant a pine

For every $1 donated, we will plant one longleaf pine seedling in a Florida State Park. Help us hit our goal of planting 100,00 seedlings by Earth Day 2023 today.

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30th ANNIVERSARY

The Florida State Parks Foundation will celebrate 30 years of preserving, protecting, sustaining and growing Florida’s award-winning state parks throughout 2023.

Originally founded in 1993 as the Friends of Florida State Parks, then renamed in 2018, the Foundation held its first board meeting on March 20, 1993, at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park.

 

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GOING GREENER

The Greener Initiative is a multitiered campaign that will plan, develop, fund and install projects that increase environmental sustainability, reduce waste and lower utility costs within Florida’s award-winning state parks.

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OUR DONORS

Our work in Florida State Parks would not be possible without the generous support of our partners.

duke energy
felburn foundation
bass pro shop