Support Your Local Community
& Benson Park

The Friends of Benson Park’s mission is to preserve the legacy of the once famous “Benson’s Wild Animal Farm” by renovating the Elephant Barn at Benson Park, into a museum which will house memorabilia and provide educational opportunities to the community.  The Friends of Benson Park will accomplish this mission through volunteerism, fundraising, and the promotion of Benson Park.

“Friends of Benson Park” is Donation Funded & Volunteer Driven!

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Membership & Volunteer Info

)”The Friends of Benson Park, Inc.  Would Love Your Help!

We are a 100% volunteer operated non-profit, that receives no government funding.  

We Support Benson Park while also renovating the former Elephant Barn to become a museum.  

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer click the “Volunteer Form” button (below left) and submit your information and tell us how you can help!

Become a Volunteer

Help our cause

We need your continued support! Please use our “Volunteer Form”  for weekend store volunteers and events.

Senior Membership
$20 Ages 55+

Individual Membership
$25

Family Membership
$50

Corporate Membership
$250

With a new membership or renewal,
get these perks:
  • Entered into a raffle for a “Benson’s Wild Animal Park” Elephant figurine from the  private collection of memorabilia purchased from Arthur Provencher, the last owner of the park.
  • 10% off any Benson Park Store purchase.
  • Free “WalkNTour” Self-Guided Smartphone Tour of Benson Park.

Deadline for new or renewal membership is Nov. 30th, 2022.

A Special Thanks to Our Partners & Sponsors