Loyd Parker Memorial Shelter

at Harry S Truman State Park

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

Open picnic shelter, with trash cans and a grill

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

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

Open picnic shelter, shaded by trees

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 - sunset, daily, year-round

Park Office hours

Temporary Hours of Operation

The park office is open with limited hours of Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The campground fee booth is open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Regular Hours

Summer Hours
  • April through October (On-Season)
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
    Closed Saturday, Sunday and state holidays
Winter Hours
  • 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 (except state holidays).

Campground Beach hours

Beach closed for the season

Day-Use Beach hours

Beach closed for the season