Every donation, whatever amount, makes a big difference because it all rolls together to support our amazing state park and enhance the visitors knowledge.  Every dollar helps Friends support the park while cultivating a connection between visitors, community and our intrinsic surroundings.  Consider donating today to help us continue our work. 

Welcome to Friends of Moran State Park!

A membership with Friends is $25.  Membership fees help us fund trail maps, emergency phone  service in the park (where there is no cell service), sustain organizational efforts, educational outreach and park projects.  Donations also help us fund the Moran Creek hatchery operations and our internship program at the Summit Learning Center. 

You can pay online below or mail your check to Friends P.O. Box 1961, Eastsound, WA 98245.  We appreciate your support! Thank you. We’ll also be sending a reminder postcard that’s sure to capture your artful eye.  Let us know what you think!

Our mission is to support park staff as they manage Moran State Park. We strive to enhance the visitor experience by providing educational opportunities related to the cultural, historical and natural environments at the park.Our goals are to support and promote Moran State Park; collect and oversee donations, pursue grant opportunities for the benefit of Moran State Park. We enroll and coordinate volunteer support for park maintenance, educational outreach, restoration of buildings, landscapes and facilities and organize special events such as our Annual Clean Up, Volunteer Appreciation, Membership Drive, Gift Shop, Learning Center and other fund raising activities.

Looking for a part time seasonal position? MSP will be hiring Park Aides for the 2014 Season.

Summit Gift Shop!

Our Gift Shop will be open on weekends, weather permitting! You can email or call 376-3111 to make sure we are open.  The Summit Learning Center will be closed until Memorial Day weekend 2014.  You will find us  at the Orcas Senior Center Holiday fair in November -come pick up some local park related gifts for everyone on your list!

Summit Learning Center & Internships

The Summit Learning Center, formerly the site of KVOS television broadcasting, is a work in progress.  We opened in 2011 under the permission of state parks with the intention of illustrating the natural and human history at the summit.  Come learn about the natural and human history at the summit along with the diverse ecology.  Interpretive volunteer, host and internship opportunities are available.  If you are interested in hosting or volunteering please email us.  Learn more here- Job Description for FOM Summer Internship.

You’ll need to completed Washington state volunteer paperwork and finger prints-link here- Individual volunteer application.

Financial support is crucial to our learning center.  If you came to visit and support our work, please consider donating to Friends of Moran SLC. You can help us build our internship program and further the goals of our educational outreach. You can click below or mail a check to us at Friends of Moran P.O. Box 1961, Eastsound, WA 98245.

 Discover Pass

A Discover Pass is required to park in Moran State Park. The annual Discover Pass will cost $30 annually ($10 daily) when purchased at the park.  Daily passes will be available at the summit through an automatic ticket dispenser or at the Summit Learning Center. You can also purchase the annual Discover Pass at the registration booth, Orcas Outfitters.  Visit discoverpass.wa.gov for details.

Discover this year’s free park days:  Free Days 2014

We are seeking Park Hosts to help our volunteers operate the Summit Learning Center for 2014.  Hosting with Friends.

 Thank you for your interest in Friends of Moran-we are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 1995. Over 18 years of supporting our state park and enhancing the visitor experience with the help of community, volunteers and YOU!