Enjoy Time with family

Get in shape, play on the playground, ride a bike, walk the dog. We support great facilities for you to enjoy time with family.

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Explore Nature

FOWP helps preserve the beauty of nature and provide trails and opportunities to leave the urban landscape and escape in nature.

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Wander Among the Roses

FOWP is responsible for the care of the Jasper Crane Rose Garden, a horticultural jewel of the park, frequented by thousands of visitors.

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Relax with Friends

Spend a relaxing evening listening to music at our free summer concerts. Gather with friends at picnics and special events in our parks.

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We Are Dedicated To
Maintaining The Beauty

Friends of Wilmington Parks is dedicated to maintaining the beauty and enjoyment of the Wilmington State Parks system.

Through community programs, fundraising, and restoration of historic spaces, we’re committed to keeping the parks enjoyable destinations for park visitors. We support Wilmington State Parks, encompassing five lush, urban parks along the Brandywine River in Delaware.

Friends of Wilmington Parks Founded in 1991.

Our parks are full of beautiful views and historic monuments

OUR PARKS

Wilmington State Parks are composed of 5 lush parks in the city of Wilmington.

Nestled in the city are 5 urban parks situated along the Brandywine River. They offer respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.

FOWP Volunteers maintain this beautiful historic rose garden

FOWP is restoring a portion of Brandywine Park to native habitat.

Rock Climber
Top-notch Golf Pro Shop

Upcoming Events

August 15
2022

Rose Garden Photo Contest Deadline

September 16
2022

Foodie Friday

October 1
2022

Members Event:
Climb Bike & Brew

October 29
2022

Brew Story

November 17
2022

FOWP Annual Meeting

Rock Climber

Upcoming Events

January 28th
2023

A Brew Story

February 16th
2023

The Brandywine Backstory: History of Wilmington State Parks

Native habitat restoration

Become A Friend

Join FOWP and enjoy special programs and discounts

Park Friend

$35
/year

Perfect for the park goer who cherishes the parks.

Park Enthusiast

$65
/year

Be more than a friend and show your enthusiasm for our parks.

Park Advocate

$100
/year

Show your support and become an Advocate for Wilmington Parks!

Park Champion

$300

/year

Be the Champion we need to keep parks thriving in Wilmington.

Park Champion

$300
/year

Be the Champion we need to keep parks thriving in Wilmington.

Park Sponsor

$500
/year

Becoming a Sponsor means sharing your love and loyalty to Wilmington.

Park Partner

$1000
/year

Make a lasting impact and become a Partner in our success.