Shelter 4 Overlook

at Meramec State Park

Click here for information on how to reserve a picnic shelter.

shelter that overlooks the river valley

Park Hours

Coordinates

38.200046, -91.104228

Park Hours

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

Fisher Cave will open for school group tours from April 15 to Oct. 15. Educational group tours must be scheduled in advance by calling 573-468-6072.

May 15-31
Open to the general public on weekends; tours at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
(Memorial Day Weekend tours will be Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.)

June 1-Aug. 31
Tours available daily at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Sept. 1-15
Open to the general public on weekends; tours at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
(Labor Day Weekend tours will be Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.)

Sept. 16 – May 14
Closed to the general public.

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

Winter Hours (off-season)

  • November
    10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Friday through Sunday
    Closed Monday through Thursday
  • December through January
    Closed
  • February through March
    10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Friday through Sunday
    Closed Monday through Thursday

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April through October
    9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily