Friends of Palmetto Island operates strictly through donations. 

  • NO employees...means more dollars benefit the park.
  • NO State funding...means your donations are necessary. 

Find out how you can support Louisiana's newest state park.

​​Keeping you connected to Palmetto Island State Park!

Is this your first visit to Vermilion Parish? Click on the links below to get more information on events, attractions, restaurants and businesses of the area for your stay with us.  

​​​​​​​​​​Friends of Palmetto Island State Park, Inc.

37,443  Volunteer Hours

$169,132 +

FREE events and advertising


In-Kind gifts directly to park


We hope you’ll use this site to help you find everything you need to know about Palmetto Island State Park and its Friends Group. 

Founded in 2011, Friends of Palmetto Island State Park, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity organized exclusively for the benefit, support, enhancement and promotion of Palmetto Island State Park.

Good,GOOD 'Friends'