About Us

Annual membership meeting in picnic shelter

Our Mission

The MISSION of the Friends of Maplewood State Park is to support and encourage the Park’s recreational, interpretive, educational and environmental activities through leadership, volunteerism,  program development, and fund raising.

Founded in 1994.


What We Do

  • Help plan and raise money for projects at Maplewood State Park. | Link to: Sugar Shack Project
  • Host Leaf Days (last weekend in September and first weekend in October).
  • Plan and conduct educational classes at the park throughout the year.
  • Get together at our Annual Meeting in the fall. | Link to:  2019 Annual Meeting Slideshow


We are successful because of the dedication of our members and their volunteer efforts. To become a member of the Friends of Maplewood, complete our membership form and join us today. Annual dues are: $10/Single, $15/Couple, $30/Family or $500/Lifetime.

Donations / Memorials

We greatly appreciate donations for special projects as well as when people remember the Friends of Maplewood with memorials. Memorials are recognized in "The Maple Leaf" newsletter.

The Maple Leaf Newsletters

2024 Summer
2023 Fall

2022 November
2021 Winter/Spring
2020 Winter/Spring | 2020 Fall
2019 Winter/Spring | 2019 Fall
2018 Winter/Spring | 2018 Fall
2017 Winter/Spring | 2017 Fall
2016 Winter/Spring | 2016 Fall 
2015 Winter/Spring | 2015 Summer | 2015 Fall