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at Pomme de Terre State Park

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 417-852-4291.

Open picnic shelter in front of lake with accessible parking spaces and shelter sign in foreground

Shelter Amenities
  • 12 picnic tables
  • Electricity
  • Grill(s)
  • Restroom
  • Water
  • Length x width: 44' x 22'
  • Maximum occupancy: 75
  • Distance to beach: 0.5 mile
  • Distance to boat ramp: 0.2 mile
  • Distance to marina store: 0.6 mile
  • Distance to trail: 0.2 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.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Jan. 2, 2023; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Park Grounds

Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Park Office hours

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

Pittsburg Beach hours

Season: May 26 through Sept. 4
Hours: 10 a.m. to sunset

Hermitage Beach hours

Season: May 26 through Sept. 4
Hours: 10 a.m. to sunset