Picnic Area/Shelter

at Big Lake State Park

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picnic shelter with the lake in the backgroundSit at one of the picnic sites in the picnic area to enjoy a quick lunch or leisurely dinner with friends. Some sites are accessible. A playground is available in the day-use area. Restrooms are also available.

Picnic Shelter

The shelter is not open to reservations during the 2022 season but is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For your group get-togethers, there is an open picnic shelter with electricity located in the day-use area. It can be reserved for $35 per day. If not reserved, the shelter is available for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Shelter capacity is approximately 75 guests per outing. 

Shelter Reservations

To reserve the shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 660-771-6341.