Public Beach #1 Shelter

at Lake of the Ozarks State Park

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-348-2694.

Exterior of rock picnic shelter

Shelter Amenities
  • Nine picnic tables
  • Electricity
  • One grill
  • Flush toilets available April 1-Oct. 31
  • Water available April 1-Oct. 31
  • Length x width: 45' x 37'
  • Maximum occupancy: 50
  • Distance to restroom: 250 feet
  • Distance to Fawns Ridge Trail: 500 feet
  • Distance to playground: 100 feet
  • Distance to Public Beach 1: 0.5 mile
  • Distance to Public Beach 1 Marina: 0.5 mile

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

Picnic tables on stone floor inside the open picnic shelter

Park Hours

Coordinates

38.082839, -92.568979

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Park Grounds
Sunrise to one-half hour after sunset (Anglers are exempt at boat ramps.) 

Boat Launch at Grand Glaize Beach Area hours

Open year-round

Boat Launch Pa He Tsi hours

March 1 through Oct. 31*

*When lake levels drop below 658.5 this launch will be temporarily closed; please check park advisories before your visit.

Ozark Caverns hours

2022 Traditional Tours Schedule 

May 15-31
11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

June 1 - Aug. 15
11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. daily

Aug. 16-31
12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Sept. 1-15
11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Sept. 16 - May 14
closed to traditional tours

NOTE: 
-- To help protect our bats from White Nose Syndrome, accessories (purses, backpacks, strollers, etc.) are not allowed in the cave. 
-- School group tours are available by prior appointment from April 15 through Oct. 15.

Park Office hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Grand Glaize Beach hours

Beach closed for the season

Swim Beach - Public Beach #1 hours

Beach closed for the season

Ozark Caverns Visitor Center hours

May 15-31

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday;

June 1 - Aug. 15

  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily

Aug. 16-31

  • 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday

Sept. 1-15

  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

Sept. 16 - May 14

  • Closed