Post Office Shelter

at Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Front of the shelter, along with trash and recycling bins, and a water fountain

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-346-2986.

Shelter Amenities
  • Eight picnic tables
  • Two grills
  • Electricity
  • Fire pit
  • Water
  • Vault toilet
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Length x width: 60' x 30'
  • Maximum occupancy: 100
  • Distance to castle: 1 mile
  • Distance to Ha Ha Tonka Spring: 0.5 mile

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

Picnic tables inside the open shelter

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

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April through October
    7 a.m. to sunset daily

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November through March
    8 a.m. to sunset daily

The outdoor interpretive area, restrooms and brochures are available during these times. The park gates are closed at sunset. 

Park Office/Visitor Center hours

Temporary Hours

Sept. 6, 2022, through October 2022
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily

Regular Hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April through October
    10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
    On occasion, the park office may be temporarily closed while park staff assist large groups or conduct outdoor interpretive programs.

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November through March
    The office is not regularly staffed. Park staff are usually available in the park daily. The office telephone is monitored for messages between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.