Picnic Areas

at Bennett Spring State Park

If you are looking for a great place for a family reunion or a gathering of your friends, Bennett Spring State Park can accommodate with two picnic shelters available.

Shelter A or the Spring Shelter is $35 per day. It is located at the head of the spring and features a fireplace, picnic tables and an outdoor barbecue grill. There is a vault toilet in this area.

Shelter B or the Whistle Bridge Shelter is $45 per day. It is located near Whistle Bridge in the park, offers electricity and accommodates more people than Shelter A. It has many picnic tables and a large indoor grill. The restroom facility is accessible with flush toilets.

Reservations for these two shelters may be made Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. by calling 417-532-4338. Each shelter may be reserved for any day of the week during any time of the season. Your reservation gives you use from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Playgrounds are conveniently located in the day-use area, at Shelter A, at Shelter B and in Campground 2.