Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park


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Welcome to The Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park. Our purpose is to provide a partnership between the community and Highlands Hammock State Park. 

Who We Are

The Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park is a non-profit citizen support organization (CSO) whose mission is to preserve, restore and protect the park, while promoting community involvement. We also strive to enhance visitor's knowledge with education and interpretation; supplement financial support to state funding; and, provide an environment that is healthy, safe, and sustainable.

The CSO was formed in February of 1993 by a group of concerned citizens interested in helping to conserve the natural beauty and historical significance of Highlands Hammock State Park.


What We Do

Promote responsible use of the park and assist the park staff in a variety of projects. 

Provide financial support for equipment, infrastructures, amenities and maintenance. 

Operate and manage the Hammock Inn Camp Store. 

Provide Tram Tours for visitors.

Host Music in the Park and other special events.

Provide community outreach and education.


When We Meet

The Board of Directors meets every month on the second Monday at 5:30 pm.

Location:  Administrative Office Conference Room.

All members are welcome.

Yearly membership meeting in November.

What's New!

Currently, the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum is only open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM. until 2:00 PM. Regular hours will resume in the fall.




Trams tours will be resuming  in November.  Exact date has not yet been determined.

How to Get Involved

Become a Member

The health and quality of Highlands Hammock State Park depends on the assistance and support of citizens like yourself.  Individuals have the power to ensure the preservation of the wildlands in the park and the quality of the visitor's overall experience. Take the first step in making Highlands Hammock State Park the best it can be. Become a member of the Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park! 

CONTRIBUTE

Your support is needed! Highlands Hammock State Park benefits directly through your active participation and patronage

Support the Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park with a one-time or recurring gift that will aid in making improvements to Highlands Hammock State Park.

The Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park is a non-profit corporation which functions as a citizen support organization (CSO) regulated by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Friends of Highlands Hammock

Hammock Inn Camp Store

5932 Hammock Rd.

Sebring,  FL  33872

(863)402-0061

Email:  FOHHSTORE@OUTLOOK.COM

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The Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park, a non-profit corporation 501(c)(3), is a Citizen Support Organization (CSO) regulated by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Most 501(c)(3) non-profit donations are considered to be tax deductible contributions by the Internal Revenue Service.

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