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at Arrow Rock State Historic Site

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the historic site to check for availability by calling 660-837-3330.

Shelter Amenities
  • Number of tables: eight picnic tables
  • Distance to playground: 175 feet to playground
  • Electricity: yes
  • Fireplace(s): two fireplaces
  • Grill(s): three grills
  • Length x width: 47' x 20'
  • Maximum occupancy: 48
  • Restroom: 125 feet to vault toilet
  • Water: spigot available April 1-Nov. 1

For more information about the historic site's picnic area, click here.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Jan. 2, 2023; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Historic Site Grounds

  • 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily, year-round
  • Gates may be closed at 10 p.m.

Visitor Center hours

Visitor Center


  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily


  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday-Sunday and holiday Mondays
Historic Site Office
  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily, year-round
  • Please note there will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working in the grounds.