Picnic Area

at Finger Lakes State Park

Take a break from the many activities offered in the park and enjoy lunch in the shaded picnic area, which features tables and grills. An enclosed shelter, near the motocross track, is available to rent from April 15 through Oct. 31 for $50 per day. It can hold a maximum of 40 people. To reserve the shelter, contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-443-5315. If available, fill out the Shelter Reservation Application and mail it to the park for approval. Submission of this application does not guarantee reservation of the shelter.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Park Grounds:

  • 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., year-round.
  • To provide additional security for visitors, an entrance gate has been installed. The gate opens and closes to coordinate with the hours of operation for the facility. The gate code can be retrieved from park staff.

Motor Cross/ORV Area hours

  • Summer Hours
    April through October

    8 a.m. to 8 p.m., daily
  • Winter Hours
    November through March

    8 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily

Park Office hours

  • Summer Hours
    March through October

    8 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily
  • Winter Hours
    November through February

    8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

Beach hours


May 27 through Sept. 11
Sunrise to Sunset daily