Shelter 1/CCC Ridge Shelter

at Washington State Park

This shelter is rented during the on-season (April through October). To reserve the shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 636-586-5768.

stone picnic shelter with rock chimney
Shelter Amenities
  • Number of tables: 12 picnic tables.
  • Distance to cabin area: 1.8 miles.
  • Distance to campground: 2.3 miles.
  • Distance to petroglyph site: 0.5 mile.
  • Distance to pool: 2.6 mile.
  • Distance to Thunderbird Lodge: 1 mile.
  • Grill(s): one grill.
  • Length x width: 23' x 51'.
  • Maximum occupancy: 84.
  • Restroom: vault toilet available April 1-Oct. 31.
  • Water: spigot available April 1-Oct. 31.

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, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Park Grounds:

  • 7 a.m. to sunset, year-round.
  • November through March
    The roads to Shelter #1/CCC Ridge, the swimming pool, cabins and the Big River Day-Use Area (including Shelter #2/Big River Day-Use Area Shelter) are closed to vehicles. They are open to foot traffic.

Interpretive Center hours

Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Park Office hours

April through October

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday

November through March

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Closed Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and state holidays

Please note there may be times when the office is closed while staff are working in the park.