WPA Shelter

at Knob Noster State Park

If you are interested in reserving this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 660-563-2463.

The open, pavilion-style shelter, with picnic tables, a grill and trash bins

Shelter Amenities
  • 10 picnic tables
  • Grill(s)
  • Water
  • Length x width: 21' x 40'
  • Maximum occupancy: 100
  • Restroom: 300 feet to flush toilets

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

A closeup view of the shelter's wooden pillars and the picnic tables under the roof

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
Sunrise to sunset, daily, year-round

Nature Center hours

April 15-October (on-season)

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily

November-April 14 (off-season)

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday

Park Office hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round

Picnic Area - Clearfork hours

7:30 a.m. to sunset, daily, year-round

Pack-in Campsites hours

April 15-October (on-season)

  • Open and reservable through the park office

November-April 14 (off-season)

  • Closed