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...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

Feb 25, 26 & 27 ; Mar 3, 4 & 5: Mystery Dinner Theatre

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!! ~WHISPERS~ Secrets of Ely Mansion: Join us for this rehash of last season's popular tongue-in-cheek mystery dinner theatre presentation with colorful characters offering a unique twist on the history of Ely Mansion. The usual suspects return: Lady Greystone, Victor, Gideon, Blanche, Jacob, Eliza, The Chef and Rufus. But this time around, there is a twist. Audience should be prepared to collect clues and help solve this "who done it" mystery. Advanced tickets are required. Tickets are $15 each and include a full three-course meal served by the cast. Tickets are on sale now and it is expected to sell out fast. Call the park office at 276-445-3065 today!

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March 26: Easter at Karlan

One of the park's most popular KIDS events features over 2,000 candy-filled eggs decorating the Karlan Mansion lawn for children ages 10-under. Children hop along with the Easter Bunny to hunt for the elusive candy-filled eggs that highlight a day of fun and games. Prize eggs are hidden in 4 age groups to allow each child a better opportunity to earn prizes ranging from small chocolate bunnies up to a massive 1 pound chocolate bunny. Just $1 per vehicle. Begins at 2 p.m. rain or shine. Oh yeah, don't forget to bring your own basket.

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