5k race volunteers needed!
-Invasive Plant Removal
-Eagle Scout & Gold Award
For more info on volunteering,
please call 724-899-3611.
The Friends of Raccoon Creek State Park is a non-profit organization 501(c)3 of dedicated volunteers. Our purpose is to promote environmental education programs, outdoor recreation, maintenance of historical attributes, conservation of park assets and to encourage people to use the park for recreational activities.
Is your group looking for an outdoor or environmental education program?
Over 200 programs are done annually for groups at Raccoon Creek State Park! The Environmental Education Staff offers a wide variety of environmental education and outdoor recreational programming for all types of groups.
Book your program for Feb-June 2016.
School groups, scouts, clubs, churches, hunting associations, and everyone in between are welcome to contact us about nature hikes, wildflower walks, teacher workshops, historic tours, animal tracking, bird watching, kayaking, geocaching, fishing, merit badge programs, geology and many others. Contact the Raccoon Creek State Park’s Environmental Education Staff at 724-899-3611 for details or to request a program.
Please consider donating to our Playground Fund. Your contribution will be used to purchase new playground equipment for the park.
5K Walk and Run on May 21, 2016
Click here to register. $25 early bird registration on or before April 1, $35 registration after. $100 award to first place male and female finishers.
The track is a combination of road and trail. Start and finish lines are in the beach parking lot in Raccoon Creek State Park. All pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt and be entered to win a free overnight stay at a cabin in the park. Hosted by the Friends of Raccoon Creek State Park, all proceeds will help fund a new playground at the park. Event will be starting at 9:00AM.