Building appreciation through outreach, education, and restoration.


Friends of Nature Parks is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing and inspiring an appreciation for Florida’s natural environment by strengthening the educational resources of Gainesville’s nature parks. Please explore our website and join us in helping keep our parks beautiful and accessible.

Friends of Nature Parks

our parks

Curious about Gainesville’s natural spaces? Discover our city’s parks and what each one has to offer.


Join us

Ready to take the next step? Learn more about how you can become a contributor to our cause.