Picnic Areas

at Cuivre River State Park

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playground with slide and swings

 

Whether your group is large or small, the park can accommodate your needs with four picnic areas and three picnic shelters.

Picnic Shelters

Stone Shelter, at the end of Hwy. 147, accommodates up to 50 guests. This shelter is perfect for family gatherings or special outings, and is equipped with picnic tables, an outdoor grill, electrical outlets, lights and restroom facilities (water and restrooms available during on-season). There is a $60 per day reservation fee. If the shelter is not reserved, it is available daily on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge.

Lakeside Shelter, behind the gate at the intersection of Lincoln Hills Drive and Camp Cuivre Road, accommodates up to 120 guests. This accessible shelter is also ideal for large groups in a day-use capacity, and is equipped with picnic tables, two outdoor grills, electrical outlets, lights and restroom facilities (water and restrooms available during on-season). There is a $65 per day reservation fee. This shelter is available by reservation only.

Hilltop Shelter, on Lincoln Hills Drive between the boat ramp entrance and Mossy Hills Drive, will accommodate up to 50 guests. This shelter is the perfect fit for mid-sized groups and is equipped with picnic tables, an outdoor grill and a vault toilet in close proximity. This shelter does not feature running water, but does have a large parking lot and is located within multiple picnic sites that can be utilized for a larger group. The shelter is accessible to people with disabilities, however, the vault toilet in the area is not. There is a $45 per day reservation fee. If the shelter is not reserved, it is available daily  on a first-come, first served basis at no charge.

Shelter Reservations

To reserve a shelter, contact the park to check for availability by calling 636-528-7247. 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. Shelter reservations are taken beginning the first business day in January for the year.

Camp Cuivre Dining Hall Rental

The dining hall located in Camp Cuivre is available for rental for special events from May1 through Oct. 31. Special events can include wedding receptions, birthday parties, showers, family reunions, holiday events, etc. Located at Camp Cuivre Drive and Lincoln Hills Drive, it will accommodate up to 150 guests. There is a $250 per day reservation fee with a $250 damage deposit. See more information here. 

Playground

A playground is available by Stone Shelter.