Picnic Area

at Finger Lakes State Park

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a picnic table and grill under tall trees


Take a break from the many activities offered in the park and enjoy lunch in the shaded picnic area, which features tables and grills.

Enclosed Shelter

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 and has water and electricity. Click here to read the Enclosed Shelter Rules.

Shelter Reservations

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

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Temporary Hours

Office Hours
8 a.m. to 8 p.m. when volunteer staff is available
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. otherwise
Riding Hours
8 a.m. to dark

Park Grounds:

April through October (on-season)

  • 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily

November through March (off-season)

  • 6 a.m. - 9 p.m., daily

Motorcross/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
    ORV Permits available online only Nov. 27 and Christmas Day    

Park Office hours

Summer Hours
April through October

8 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily

Winter Hours
November through March

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily
Closed Nov. 27, 2020, and Christmas Day

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season