Picnic Area

at Wakonda State Park

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Located near the beach on Wakonda Lake is an area for picnicking with tables and outdoor grills.

Picnic Shelters

Two picnic shelters, which hold approximately 50 people each, can be reserved for $25 each. They are both accessible to people with disabilities.

  • Shelter 1 is located in the beach day-use area, has electricity and is near the beach concession stand, where there are restrooms available.
  • Shelter 2 has electricity and is located on the east side of the Agate Lake parking area near the boat launch. There is a vault toilet nearby.
Shelter Reservations

To reserve a shelter, contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-655-2280. If available, fill out the Shelter Reservation Application and mail it to the park for approval. Submission of this application does not guarantee reservation of the shelter.

Playground

A playground is located in the picnic area near the Wakonda Lake beach.

Park Hours

Coordinates

40.004674, -91.521990

Park Hours

Park Grounds:

  • 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily, year-round
    The park gate opens and closes at these times.
  • Day-use areas close at sunset.

Park Office hours

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    April 15 through Oct. 31
    7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    Nov. 1 through April 14
    Staff are usually available in the park Monday through Friday.
    The office telephone is monitored for messages during daytime hours.

Beach hours

2017 Season

May 26 through Sept. 4
10 a.m. - 8 p.m., daily