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Friends of Henry Horton State Park

Providing support for Henry Horton State Park by assisting with park programs, activities and the coordination of volunteers in order to protect the park’s natural and cultural resources and provide educational and recreational opportunities.

Mission Statement

To Provide support for Henry Horton State Park and assist with park programs, activities and the coordination of volunteers

To Protect our natural and cultural resources to provide environmental education and recreational activities

About the Friends Group:

We are a non profit organization formed in January of 2006. Our objective is to provide support to Henry Horton State Park through volunteers and fund raising projects. Volunteers can assist with park enhancement projects  such as park cleanups, trail maintenance and special events. All funds raised through the friends group go directly to the improvement of the park. Park needs are determined by the park staff and friends members. Meetings are held monthly at Henry Horton and we always welcome new members.

About Henry Horton State Park:

Henry Horton state park has many historical, recreational and scenic features. It is located in the central basin of middle Tennessee, south of Nashville. Henry Horton is well known for its championship 18 hole golf course, inn and cabins, campground, newly renovated trap and skeet range and Olympic size swimming pool.  There are 5 miles of hiking trails and a new wheelchair accessible tree identification trail. The remains of an old gristmill can still be seen along the Duck River. Interesting geological features such as sinkholes can be seen along the Hickory Ridge Trail and wildlife such as whitetail deer, fox squirrel, owls and hawks can be seen and heard throughout the park.