Picnic Area/Shelter

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, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-443-5315.

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 park 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. Because the park office will be closed, ORV permits will be available online only on these days.

Park Grounds:

April through October (on-season)

  • 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily

November through March (off-season)

  • 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily

Motocross/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., or dark, whichever comes first, daily

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

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season