Shelter 2

at Meramec State Park

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picnic shelter and sidewalk leading to it

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-468-6072.

Shelter Amenities
  • Number of tables: 10 picnic tables.
  • Electricity: yes.
  • Grill(s): one grill.
  • Length x width: 60' x 23'.
  • Maximum occupancy: 75.
  • Water: two drinking fountains.

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

Park Hours

Coordinates

38.208819, -91.094995

Park Hours

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

Park Grounds

  • April through October
    7 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily
  • November through March
    7 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily

The park gate opens and closes at these times.

Fisher Cave hours

Educational Cave Tours:

  • Available April 25 through Oct. 15

Regular Cave Tours:

  • May 21-22: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • May 28-30 (Memorial Day Weekend): 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • June-August: Cave tours will be offered seven days a week at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Sept. 3-5 (Labor Day Weekend): 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Sept. 10-11: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Closed to regular cave tours Sept 12-May 15

Tours can be reserved online on our reservation website or by visiting the park. For more information, contact the park at 573-468-6072.

Park Office hours

  • April through October
    9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • November through March
    8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday

Visitor Center hours

Temporary Hours Sept. 16, 2022, through Oct. 31, 2022
  • 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday
  • Closed Monday and Tuesday
Regular Hours

April through October (on-season)
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily 

November through March (off-season)
Closed