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Shelter #1

at Lake Wappapello State Park

Picnic shelter with tables and grill

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-297-3232. If the shelter is not reserved, it is available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis.

Shelter Amenities
  • Number of tables: 12 picnic tables
  • Distance to beach: 1 mile
  • Distance to playground: 75 feet
  • Electricity: yes
  • Grill(s): yes
  • Length x width: 33' x 48'
  • Maximum occupancy: 75
  • Restroom: yes
  • Water: yes

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

Playground in front of picnic shelter

Park Hours


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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to 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:

Accessible 24 hours a day
Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Park Office hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April 1 through Oct. 31
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November through March

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season