Lake Shelter

at Cuivre River State Park

For information on how to reserve this shelter, click here.

picnic tables under 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.

Day-use Areas
6 a.m. to sunset, daily, year-round

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season

Visitor Center hours

COVID-19 Temporary Hours

As of Friday, April 16, 2021, the visitor center at Cuivre River will resume operations and be open on weekdays through April Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from noon to 3:45 p.m. The visitor center will be open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
As of April 17, 2020, organized group camps are temporarily closed.

Visitor Center/Park Office Hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April 15 through Oct. 31
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday
    11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • Nov. 1 through April 14
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday
    Closed Saturday and Sunday