Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    • Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Dunns Creek State Park, U.S. 17 North, Pomona Park, Florida 32181

    This Kayaking 101 program is designed for anyone interested in kayaking, particularly beginners.  An instructor certified by the American Canoe Association will teach you the basics of kayaking during this three hour session.  You will learn kayak safety, boarding kayaks, paddling strokes and basic paddling maneuvers. 

    The training is limited to six participants and is $25 per person. Members of the Friends of Dunns Creek get a $10 discount! Kayak, paddle and Personal Flotation Device (PFD) rentals are included in the training fee.  Kayaking is a water sport so expect to get wet and dress accordingly.  There are no refunds available for the training, unless another participant can fill the spot. 

    Directions:  The training will be held on Lake Broward at the Lake Broward Recreation Area on N. Broward Ave. in Pomona Park near Dunns Creek State Park.

    Registration is required.  Register by visiting www.Kayaking101.eventbrite.com or by contacting the park office at 386-329-3721.  For more information, contact Sam Carr at 386-937-3901. For more about Dunns Creek State Park or Florida State Parks visit, www.FloridaStateParks.org. 

    • Saturday, April 22, 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Dunns Creek State Park, 320 Sisco Road, Pomona Park, FL 32181

    The Friends of Dunns Creek State Park are hosting the second annual Putnam County Earth Day Celebration!  


    Enjoy live entertainment, nature tours, camping, and much more! There will also be free eco presentations by a variety of impressive environmental organizations, and games for kids. Food will be available for purchase during the event. Take the opportunity to explore the 6,330 acres of natural communities at the park!


    Day Activities:

    • Live entertainment
    • Nature tours
    • Guided nature hikes
    • Kayak tours
    • Wagon tours
    • Kids games
    • Food for sale

    Night Activities for Campers:

    • Bonfire and music         

    Proceeds from the event are used by the Friends of Dunns Creek State Park, a Citizen Support Organization (CSO), to assist in the maintenance and improvement of the Park.

    Camping at Dunns Creek is only available during Special events, so claim your spot for Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd by registering on our event page (here). 


    Check-in for campers begins Friday at noon; check-out is Sunday by 4 pm.  Primitive camping only - there is no drinking water or electricity provided.  Individual campfires are not permitted.  Pets are welcome and must be confined to a six foot leash or less at all times.


    If you are an environmentally-friendly vendor, or would like to volunteer for this event, please call 386-329-3721.


    Entry for the event is the regular park entrance fees: $5.00 per vehicle (2-8 occupants); $4.00 per single occupant vehicle; $2.00 per pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass. Please use the honor box to pay fees. Correct change is required.

    Primitive camping is available for $10 per night. 

Past events

Saturday, March 18, 2017 Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, March 11, 2017 Kayaking 201
Saturday, January 21, 2017 Volunteer Work Day
Sunday, January 01, 2017 First Day Paddle
Sunday, January 01, 2017 First Day Hike
Sunday, December 11, 2016 Kayak Tour
Saturday, June 11, 2016 June Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, May 14, 2016 May Volunteer Work Day
Friday, April 22, 2016 Putnam County Earth Day at Dunns Creek State Park
Saturday, April 09, 2016 Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, March 12, 2016 Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, February 13, 2016 Volunteer Work Day
Saturday, January 09, 2016 Volunteer Work Day
Friday, January 01, 2016 First Day Hike
Saturday, November 07, 2015 Dunns Creek Fall Festival
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 Kayaking 101
Saturday, October 03, 2015 Kayaking 101
Monday, September 07, 2015 Kayaking 101
Saturday, August 08, 2015 Kayaking 101
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 Kayaking 101
Saturday, July 25, 2015 Kayaking 101
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Kayaking 101
Saturday, June 27, 2015 Kayaking 101
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Board Meeting
Sunday, June 07, 2015 Work Day
Friday, June 05, 2015 Kayaking 101
Saturday, May 09, 2015 Kayaking 101
Saturday, April 18, 2015 Spring Festival
Friday, April 10, 2015 Kayaking 101
Sunday, March 29, 2015 Kayak Tours
Saturday, March 28, 2015 Kayaking 101
Friday, March 13, 2015 Kayaking 101
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Kayak Tours
Saturday, February 07, 2015 Members' Day & Work Day
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Board Meeting
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Finance Committee Meeting
Friday, January 09, 2015 Friends of Florida State Parks Workshop
Saturday, January 03, 2015 Members' Day in the Park
Thursday, January 01, 2015 First Day Hike
Saturday, December 20, 2014 Bird Walk
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Christmas Party
Saturday, December 06, 2014 Members' Day in the Park
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Board Meeting
Saturday, November 08, 2014 My First Camping Project
Friday, November 07, 2014 Nov. Members' Days in the Park
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