Loyd Parker Memorial Shelter

at Harry S Truman State Park

To reserve this shelter, or to check for availability, visit our reservation page* or contact the park at 660-438-7711. 

*Shelters can be reserved online from 30 days to 12 months in advance of the day of use. Reservations for arrival dates less than 30 days out can be made only by contacting the park.

Open picnic shelter, with trash cans and a grill

Shelter Amenities
  • 12 picnic tables
  • Electricity
  • Grill(s)
  • Restroom
  • Length x width: 24' x 62'
  • Maximum occupancy: 130
  • Distance to beach: 1,400 feet
  • Distance to playground: 68 feet

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

Open picnic shelter, shaded by trees

Park Hours

Coordinates

38.286417, -93.428839

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: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Park Grounds

Sunrise to sunset, daily, year-round

Park Office hours

April through October (On-Season)

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

Closed Saturday and Sunday

November through March (Off-season)

Staff are usually available in the park daily. The office telephone is monitored for messages between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Campground Beach hours

The beach is temporarily closed due to high water.

Day-Use Beach hours

The beach is temporarily closed due to high water.