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Picnic Shelter

at Big Oak Tree State Park

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-649-3149.

Side view of picnic shelter through a series of tall, mossy trees standing in a field

Shelter Amenities
  • Number of tables: eight picnic tables
  • Distance to playground: 150 feet
  • Electricity: yes
  • Grill(s): two grills
  • Length x width: 45' x 30'
  • Maximum occupancy: 48
  • Restroom: 100 feet to vault toilets
  • Water: fountain and spigot

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

Park Hours


36.644700, -89.285500

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Park Grounds:

6 a.m. to sunset, year-round.

Park Office hours

8 a.m. - Noon, Tuesday through Friday, year-round