Welcome to the Friends of Fall Creek Falls State Park.

NOTE: Our Monthly Business Meeting will be October 7th, 2021 at 6PM in the Visitor Center/Headquarter Building at the entrance to the Village. All Members are welcome.

First Place Visitors Choice

Bill Schreiber won 1st Place with his Chess Board made from various species of wood. Bill is a crafter for 11years and has attended our festival before.

Congratulation from all of us.

Second Place Visitors Choice

Billy Cooper won 2nd place with a tray made of wood and epoxy. Billy is a crafter for 5 years and has been at our festival multiple times before.      

Congratulation from all of us.

Third Place Visitors Choice

Lee Wright won 3rd Place with her Blue Flower Vase Origami. Lee has been making Origami for 10years and 2021 was Lee’s first year at the Mountaineer Folk Festival.

Congratulation from all of us.

The Friends of Fall Creek Falls is a non-profit (501(c)3) organization established in 1994.  The purpose of our organization:

  • To foster conservation and education efforts in support of Fall Creek Falls State Park
  • To assist Fall Creek Fall State Park in its efforts to better preserve and protect its existing land resources, including but not limited to the many natural, cultural, and scenic features within or in proximity thereto
  • To assist Fall Creek Falls State Park in providing quality recreational and interpretive experiences

How can you help?

Volunteers are always welcome

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands — one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” — Audrey Hepburn

 “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Gandhi

Come and volunteer in the park. There are always opportunities like Weed Wrangle in March, Easter Egg Hunt, Mountaineer Folk Festival, Spooktacular amongst others.


Become a Member

You may also decide to become a member of our organization. As a member you are invited to our Monthly Business Meeting every second Thursday of the month where we meet with the Park Rangers to discuss short and long term projects, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

Currently we have 4 options of membership:

  • Student ($8)
  • Individual ($15)
  • Family ($25)
  • Business Contributor ($50)

Membership Application – also located under “Applications” in the main menu


Some of our accomplishments over the past years

  • Puchased an John Deer UTV for the Fall Creek Falls’ park rangers
  • Resurfaced the basketball court in the Village area
  • Purchased 2 telescope solar filters to be used at the Astronomy Weekends and with school groups
  • Purchased decor for the Office/Village area
  • Added and maintained 5 LED televisions at the Nature Center, Campers’ Check-In, Inn, Park Headquarters, and General Store with electronic slideshows for promoting the park and arts advocacy
  • Partnered with the Astronomy in the Parks Society
  • Cosponsored the Mountaineer Folk Festival, Jim Hall Hunt for Warriors, and Christmas on the Mountain
  • Assisted with numerous volunteer projects
  • Dedicated money to assist the state in purchasing land for Fall Creek Falls State Park
  • Donated money to assist the state in resurveying old park boundaries
  • Assisted in numerous volunteer projects
  • Purchased state of the art ultra-light stokes basket for rescues at the park
  • Purchased 2 telescopes to be used at the Astronomy Weekends and with school groups
  • Purchased a Polaris Ranger High Lifter and trailer for the Fall Creek Falls’ park rangers
  • Purchased 9 hunting blinds for the Jim Hall Hunt for Warriors 
  • Acquired an AED for the park