Below we've listed some of the ways we could use your generous donation in our efforts to support Palmetto Island State Park.  

Friends of Palmetto Island  does not give money directly to the State for operation or maintenance of Palmetto Island State Park.

Restricted Donations are subject to park approval. Friends of Palmetto will make every effort to negotiate the donor's wishes to benefit the park. 

Donor's decisions 

Event or Program Sponsorship: 

  • advertise and promote the activity,
  • offset the cost of providing the activity,
  • provide LA State Parks' gift card rewards for volunteers
  • allow us to keep most activities FREE to patrons, so that only entrance fees into the park will apply,
  • donors may receive recognition in relation too and appropriate too the event

​​Keeping you connected to Palmetto Island State Park!

30,539  Volunteer Hours


$148,119 +

FREE events and advertising


$78,359 ​​

In-Kind gifts directly to park

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

Good,  GOOD 'Friends'

Unrestricted Donations: 

  • advertise and promote the park and it's amenities,
  • create and promote programs and activities for patrons to enjoy
  • grant small in-kind donations to the park
  • enhance the park's amenities