Helping preserve a place for nature in the heart of Gloucester County, NJ


Keeping the park beautiful!


What We Do

We are a committee of volunteers supporting Tall Pines State Preserve located in Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA. Our activities include:

  • SPONSORING volunteer projects that enhance the natural beauty and wildlife habitat of the preserve.
  • WORKING with and assisting preserve officials.
  • FACILITATING public awareness and enjoyment of Tall Pines.
  • RAISING FUNDS for the benefit of the Preserve.

Upcoming Events

  • Monthly Meeting: Tuesday, May 14 at 7:00 PM in the Jack C. Sheppard, Sr. Community Center (historic train station), 2 North East Ave., Wenonah, NJ.

  • National Trails Day - Guided Nature Walk: Saturday, June 1st at 10:00 AM. Join the Friends of Tall Pines State Preserve on a guided nature walk as we celebrate National Trails Day and mark Tall Pines' 8th anniversary. On this leisurely walk through the meadows and woodlands of Tall Pines, Friends members will point out the native birds, wildflowers and insect pollinators found at Tall Pines. We will also be visiting the Tall Pines Pollinator Garden. After the walk, light refreshments will be served. The rain date is Sunday, June 2nd.

  • South Jersey Firefly Festival 2024: Saturday, June 29th, from 8 PM to 10 PM. The park is normally closed after dark, but tonight you can see "nature's light show" along with fun, educational activities. A half-mile self-guided trail with fun, family-friendly education stations will be marked out. Free, but pre-registration is requested. See the full event description for more details. Rain date: Sunday, June 30th at the same time. No dogs are allowed at this event.

Latest News

  • 03/19/2024, AmeriCorps NJ Helps Remove Invasive Plants: On March 19th over 20 volunteers organized by the AmeriCorps New Jersey Wa…(read more)
  • 12/14/2023, Climate Corps Helps Remove Invasive Plants: On four days in November participants in Climate Corps removed a large amo…(read more)
  • 5/20/2023, Tall Pines Plant Map Now Available: We're pleased to introduce a new online Plant Map for the park. This map b…(read more)
  • 10/30/2022, What Is The Tall Pines Audio Trail?: Visitors can learn about the history of the park, find out about the diver…(read more)
  • 10/22/2022, Sitting Bench & Pollinator Garden Dedication: On Sunday, October 16th we dedicated the park's 6 sitting benches in memor…(read more)