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Volunteers Needed!

We are proud of our volunteers and appreciate their service! Park Service Volunteer benefits include:

  • 100 hours of service = Free admission to a park for you and your family.
  • 500 hours of service = Florida Park Service Annual Pass for free admission to all parks.
  • Volunteer recognition events, certificates, awards and more.

We are currently looking for volunteers to train and serve as/for:

  • Costumed Interpreters
  • Cooking Programs
  • Outreach Programs and Events
  • Park Events
  • Park Maintenance

If you have special skills unrelated to the above, that would help the park and/or our mission, please let us know!

If interested in volunteering to help the Friends of Koreshan State Park, Koreshan State Park’s CSO (Citizens Support Organization), and Koreshan State Park in any of these capacities, contact us @ FriendsofKoreshan@gmail.com.

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Park History

The Koreshans were a religious group from Chicago who believed we lived on the inside of the Earth and were actively seeking an alternative lifestyle free of what they called competitiveness. All land would be owned by the community and they sought to do away with the exchange of money.

The land the Koreshans settled is now Koreshan State Park, which includes eleven historic structures that date from 1882 to 1920.

Today, visitors can camp, fish, picnic, boat, and hike in a 200-acre state park where Teed’s visionaries once lived and created their own utopia. A boat ramp and canoe/kayak rentals are available. Visitors can take self-guided tours of the settlement. For overnight stays, the park has a full-facility campgroundClick here to learn more about Koreshan State Park.

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Friends of Koreshan is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of historic, environmental and recreational resources of Koreshan State Park for present and future generations. Learn More.

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