SAVE THE DATE -  Fire Fest 2018 is on October 20th!

Advance swamp buggy, bounce house and hayride tickets go on sale online starting September 1st!


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Free Solar Printing Children’s Program at JDSP June 23rd

FREE! One hour craft sessions between 9 am-1 pm inside the air-conditioned Kimbell Education Center at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Children will learn about native wetland plants and choose leaves and/or flowers to print onto fabric using solar power. All materials and instruction are included. Space is LIMITED to 20 children (+20 parents) per hour-long…

JD’s Track Chair for Distance Challenged Park Visitors

  Thanks to donations from our members, Park visitors and local businesses, The Friends of JDSP were able to purchase a track chair for use at the Park.  A track chair is an all-terrain wheelchair that is able to go from paved surfaces to dirt, mud and even sand without missing a beat, allowing our disabled visitors to experience the Park…

Need A $10 Gift That Lasts Forever? Donate a Tree!

Trees really are amazing!  And, we can’t live without them! For each card purchased, The Friends of Jonathan Dickinson State Park will donate a tree to be planted at the Park. 

                Here's What Your Neighbors Are Saying....


"So beautiful here! The paddling is some of the best flat water anywhere! Can’t wait to come back!"

-GM, 3/8/18


"From the bike trails to the craft beer at the concession stand by the river, there is something for everyone!!! Put JD Park on your radar today!!!"

-LS, 2/16/18

RL Lewis

"Awesome people, awesome park, creating awesome fun for you and your family! Highly recommended!!"

-MT, 2/26/18


"The Meet-Ups are lots of fun!!"

WR, 4/28/18