Friends of Warner Parks is dedicated to the preservation, protection, and stewardship of Percy and Edwin Warner Parks. The FOWP work to protect the natural and historical integrity of the area by supporting appropriate recreational activities, maintaining and enhancing its features, and promoting programs that inspire appreciation and conservation of the Parks. The FOWP is a 501(c)3 organization.
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as the Warner Parks, are owned and managed by the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation of Nashville and Davidson County. Warner Parks together span 3,180 acres of forest and field, nine miles from downtown Nashville. Included are a nature center, hiking, mountain biking, and horse trails, an equestrian center, historic picnic shelters, scenic drives, cross country running courses, a model airplane field, athletic fields, and two golf courses.
"Let us leave a splendid legacy for our children … let us turn to them and say, ‘This you inherit; guard it well, for it is far more precious than money, and once destroyed, nature’s beauty cannot be repurchased at any price.’ " —Ansel Adams