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, Svevo Brooks and Helen Reed.






Mission Statement:

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


Endowments Growing: - now have four separate Endowments: General, Forest, Native Plant Garden and Rhododendron Garden
New Swings: swings to replace the historic set of swings near the parking area
Rock Garden revitalized, including new stone steps
Funding Volunteer Coordinator for the Park in partnership with Parks & Open Spaces
Azalea Lace Bug eradication continues

Native Plant Garden: new plantings and labeling


Overlooking the City of EugeneFred at work on the trail