Picnic Area

at Arrow Rock State Historic Site

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Enjoy a picnic lunch at one of several picnic tables. There is one accessible picnic site available.

Picnic Shelter

Plan your next large gathering of family or friends at the historic site. An open picnic shelter, built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s, can be reserved for $35 per day (10 a.m. to 10 p.m.). It can accommodate approximately 40 people. If not reserved, it is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The shelter has two large fireplaces, three picnic grills, several picnic tables, water (April 15 through Oct. 31) and electricity. An accessible vault toilet and playground are nearby.

Shelter Reservations

To reserve the shelter, contact the historic site to check for availability by calling 660-837-3330. If available, fill out the Shelter Reservation Application and mail it to the historic site for approval. Submission of this application does not guarantee reservation of the shelter.