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Thank you for visiting the Friends of Wilderness Road State Park!

...dedicated to the continuing growth and development of Wilderness Road State Park.

Welcome to Friends of Wilderness Road

The Friends of Wilderness Road State Park is a non-profit organization of private citizens, businesses, civic groups and students, all of whom are dedicated to the continuing growth and development of Wilderness Road State Park. We provide assistance to the park and its staff by supplying funds, materials and labor for park projects, including development of park facilities, programs and special events. We seek funding from state and local government, and we accept contributions from foundations, businesses and individuals.

Upcoming Programs and Events

Saturday, June 4 : National Trails Day

In observance of National Trails Day, come out to the Nature Center and customize your own hiking stick. We provide the sticks, you provide the creativity. Afterwards, you can try it out on a short ranger-led nature hike. The program begins at 1 p.m.

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Saturday, June 11 : Get Outdoors Challenge

In recognition of National Get Outdoors Day, come and enjoy a fun, entertaining and educational day at the park and take our Outdoors Challenge for a chance to win prizes. Participants will be given tasks to complete that will take them through all areas of the park. They will collect data, both nature and history related. There are 18 challenges, so come prepared. The program runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Saturday, June 25 : Great American Campout

In recognition of the Great American Campout, our rangers invite you to a fun and education evening. Camping is a great way to get outdoors and experience nature. This program will give you all the camping 101 basics you need for a safe night of camping. As part of the event, enjoy a fire starting program, a campfire program with storytelling, a sweet treat and a ranger guided owl prowl. The event is free, registration is encouraged. The program begins at 7 p.m.

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Introducing the Virginia Project
This is a fundraising program being conducted by the Friends of Wilderness Road State Park. Tickets are just $5 each, with the winners
to be announced at the Raid at Martin's Station in May 2017. If you would like to purchase tickets, send a check or money order
(made out to Friends of Wilderness Road), along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Friends of Wilderness Road State Park
8051 Wilderness Road
Ewing, VA  24248