South Shelter

at Stockton State Park

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 417-276-4259. 

Open picnic shelter with grill and trash cans and recycle bin in foreground

Shelter Amenities
  • Nine picnic tables
  • Distance to beach: 3.5 miles
  • Two grills
  • Length x width: 22' x 14.5'
  • Maximum occupancy: 50
  • Vault toilet nearby

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

Head-on view of open picnic shelter with trash cans to the left and Stockton Lake in the background

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, year-round

Park Office hours

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

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season