Picnic Area

at Big Oak Tree State Park

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Ten picnic sites are scattered throughout the park.

Picnic Shelter

A picnic shelter can be reserved for the $35 per day. It is accessible to people with disabilities and has a vault toilet nearby.

Shelter Reservations

To reserve the shelter, contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-649-3149. 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.


For the kids, a playground is conveniently located in the picnic area.