Mission of the Friends
- To promote public support and appreciation for parks and open space.
- To educate the public and examine the goals and priorities of park development.
- To identify, protect and enhance environmentally significant areas.
- To promote establishment and development of quality parks, trails and bikeways.
- To provide a vehicle for citizens to examine public policies that affect parks, trails and open space.
Vision of the Friends
To support and promote the creation, preservation and revitalization of the parks and trails systems of St. Paul and Ramsey County for the benefit of current and future generations.