Friends of Sweet Run State Park operates as a branch organization of Between the Hills Conservancy (formerly known as Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship). The focus of Friends of Sweet Run is to support and advocate for the educational and recreational use of the park for all. 

Friends of Sweet Run Park engages in the following ways: 

  • Advocates for and supports Sweet Run State Park as a Community Support Organization
  • Supplements educational and outreach events to expand knowledge of the unique history of the park
  • Supports conservation and habitat improvement projects
  • Fosters citizen science projects to monitor, document and study biodiversity of the park