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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.

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, daily, year-round

Park Office hours

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

Campground Beach hours

Season: May 26 through Sept. 4
Hours: 9 a.m. to sunset

Day-Use Beach hours

Season: May 26 through Sept. 4
Hours: 9 a.m. to sunset