Lower Picnic Area Shelter

at Graham Cave State Park

Side and front view of open pavilion-style shelter and nearby water fountain

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-564-3476. 

Shelter Amenities
  • Six picnic tables
  • Two grills
  • Water fountain
  • Length x width: 25' x 30'
  • Maximum occupancy: 80
  • Distance to vault toilet: 200 feet
  • Distance to playground: 300 feet
  • Distance to recycle bins: 200 feet

For more information about the park's picnic areas, click here.

View of the shelter, picnic tables, a grill and the water fountain in fall

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.

Park Grounds

7 a.m. to sunset daily, year-round

Boat Launch hours

7 a.m. to sunset, year-round

Park Office hours

Park Office/Visitor Center

April through October (On-Season) 
9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday 
Closed Sunday and Monday 

November through March (Off-Season) 
9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday
Closed Saturday through Monday and state holidays 

Please note there will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working on the grounds.