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at Hawn State Park

picnic shelter under tall pine trees

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-883-3603. If not reserved, the shelter may be used on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge.

Shelter Amenities
  • 10 picnic tables
  • Grill(s)
  • Vault toilet
  • Water
  • Length x width: 44' x 22'
  • Maximum occupancy: 100
  • Distance to playground: 100 feet
  • Distance to trail: 100 feet

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

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. 

Park Grounds

  • Year-round:
    6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday
    6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday
    Entrance gates open and close at these times.

Park Office hours

April through October (on-season)
Noon to 4 p.m., Thursday through Monday

November through March (off-season)
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Tuesday and Thursday through Friday