Welcome to the Friends of Onaway State Park or FOOSP!! We are a 501c3 non-profit, voluntary Association established to assist the Onaway State Park in obtaining its goals! This is primarily in the areas of park promotion, park interpretation and resource preservation, including, but not limited to recreational, natural, cultural and educational activities.
Onaway State Park also manages and oversees Tomahawk Flooding East and West State Forest Campgrounds, Tomahawk Lake State Forest Campground, Shoepac Lake State Forest Campground, The Sinkholes Pathway, Bear Den Lake Boating Access site and The Presque Isle County area of the High Country Pathway.
We are a very driven friends group. We would love for all people who enjoy what our park has to offer to become a member. Our park will continue to live on with your support!
Some Activities FOOSP has been a part of and are looking forward to: Onaway 4th of July Parade, T-shirt Tie Dying, Glow shirt making, Rock painting, Candy bar Bingo, Scavenger hunts, Geocaching, Fishing pole making, Face painting, Refreshing flower beds with Native plants, Morgan’s well preservation, Native American Awareness Days…This list will continue to grow as we grow!!
If you have any questions, comments, recommendations, etc. Please feel free to reach out to us, our information is under the contact tab:)
Hope to see you at Onaway State Park soon. -Happy Camping-
Onaway State Park New Historic Replacement Pavilion Open House
Be a part of local History!
Join us Thursday May 9th from 4-8pm at The 211 Bar and Grill @ 3444 M-211, Onaway, MI 49765.
The Friends of Onaway State Park is hosting an open house to present the New Historic Pavilion Replacement. Members from the Friends of Onaway State Park, and the DNR will be present to showcase this amazing new building. We all know how much the Pavilion at Onaway State Park was a center piece of so many peoples lives and memories. Join the Friends of Onaway State Park in bringing this New Pavilion to life!! Views of the New Pavilion will be available, suggestions will be accepted and donations to be a part of history will be accepted on site. We have waited a long time to be see a piece of this community come back home. The 211 Bar and Grill will have a $14 Spaghetti dinner available so be sure to come hungry!!
The Friends of Onaway State Park would like to thank The 211 Bar and Grill, Bonz Beach Farms, The 211 Outpost, and the Amazing people who love and support Onaway State Park!!
See you all for a night to remember!!:)
If you would like to donate —->Facebook New Historic Pavilion Replacement Fundraiser!!!
FOOSP would like to take a moment to recognize our first Commercial Membership- Bonz Beach Farms. You can view there Facebook page here—>https://www.facebook.com/Bonz-Beach-Farms-1032101376905910/
With a Commercial membership to the Friends of Onaway State Park comes advertising on our web based platforms!!! Please take a moment to check out this Farm/Store. Thank you for supporting our local Onaway State Park!