The special-use area is intended for use by organized youth groups. It is equipped with a large campfire ring and vault toilets. Call the office at 660-359-6473 to reserve the area. Park Hours Park Hours Weather Check Weather Coordinates 40.087890, -93.667900 Park HoursPark Grounds Sunrise to 10 p.m., daily, year-round Gated Day-Use Area (includes lake parking lot and Shelter 1) April 15 through Oct. 31 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily Nov. 1 through April 14 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily Park Office hoursSummer Hours (On-Season) April 15 through Labor Day 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily The Tuesday after Labor Day Weekend until Oct. 31 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily There will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working on the grounds. Winter Hours (Off-Season) Nov. 1 – April 14 Staff are usually available in the park Monday through Friday. The office telephone is monitored for messages during daytime hours.