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Shelter #3

at Sam A. Baker State Park

picnic shelter nestled under trees

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-856-4411.

Shelter Amenities
  • 10 picnic tables
  • Electricity
  • Pit toilet
  • Water
  • Maximum occupancy: 75

For more information about the park's picnic areas, 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

7 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily, year-round

Park Office hours

8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday as staff are available, year-round

Visitor Center hours

April through October (on-season)

  • April 1 through Memorial Day
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday
    Closed Monday and Tuesday
  • Tuesday after Memorial Day through Labor Day
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily
  • Tuesday after Labor Day through Oct. 31
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday
    Closed Monday and Tuesday

November through March (off-season)

  • Closed

Mudlick Trailhead #2 hours

Click here for more information about trails at this park.