Main Shelter

at Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site

This is a large accessible shelter that can be reserved. Click here for more information on how to reserve the shelter.

picnic shelter

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Historic Site Grounds:

Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Visitor Center hours

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    April 16 through Nov. 30
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily (with the exception of Thanksgiving Day)
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    Dec. 1 through April 15
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday (with the exception of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day).

Free tours are offered during these times.

Historic Site Office hours

Summer Hours (on-season)

  • April 16 through Nov. 30
    8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
    Closed Thanksgiving Day

Winter Hours (off-season)

  • Dec. 1 -through April 15
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday
    Closed Christmas and New Year’s days