Friends Annual Christmas Dinner

Enjoying pizza, drinks, and awesome company at our Annual Christmas Dinner at G’s Pizzeria in Lake Orion!

Orion Area Lighted Christmas Parade

Our first year taking part in the annual Christmas parade in downtown Lake Orion!

Second Annual Park Cleanup

Our 2nd Annual Park Cleanup was a huge success! Our 19 volunteers removed trash, car parts, and other exciting finds from the north unit’s roadsides, parking lots, and trails. Many thanks to everyone who helped, old friends and new, and special thanks to the team from The North Face Somerset Collection for making the trip.


Halloween Festival

Our 2nd Annual Halloween Festival at Cherry Ridge!

Hot Dog Days of Summer

On July 23rd, 2016, the Friends held their inaugural “Hot Dog Days of Summer” event in honor of National Hot Dog Day.  Volunteers from the Friends cooked hot dogs and provided concession services to all who attended.  This event provided an opportunity for all to get to know the Friends group and enjoy a beautiful day in the park.

Inaugural Park Cleanup

On April 16th, 2016, the Friends held their inaugural park cleanup at Bald Mountain Recreation Area. The Friends, along with volunteers from The North Face, cleaned up areas in the South Unit, including roads, trails, picnic areas, and parking lots.

Dine to Donate at Buffalo Wild Wings

On April 6th, 2016, the Friends hosted a Dine to Donate Fundraiser at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Lake Orion.