About Us :

Friends of Hendricks Park is a membership-based 501(c)(3) organization, committed to stewardship and restoration in Hendricks Park.

Founded in 2001, we support volunteer programs, educational lectures and tours in the Park, and participate in public/private partnerships with the City of Eugene’s Parks & Open Spaces department.

FoHP currently has approximately 300 members who support the Friends and volunteer in the Park.





Friends of Hendricks Logo


Board of Directors:

Erik Fisher (President), Rachel Foster (Vice-President), Jim Beyer (Secretary), David Moon (Treasurer), Sandra Austin, Beth Copeland, Phyllis Hamel and Mollie Craig.






Mission Statement:

To provide stewardship for Hendricks Park through education, restoration and community support.


Established the Native Plant Garden
Created the Moon Terrace
Sponsor tours and elementary education programs
Built the Oak Knoll Trail
Started the Oak Knoll Restoration Project
Installed invasive species education kiosks
Added Overlook Bench area in the Rhododendron Garden
Built new entryway signs to Hendricks Park
Created kiosks for the Rhododendron Garden and Forest


Overlooking the City of EugeneFred at work on the trail