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Picnic Areas/Shelter

at Graham Cave State Park

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two picnic tables on a concrete pad and a grill with a playground in the background


Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy at one of four scattered picnic areas near the boat ramp, interpretive shelter, picnic shelter, playgrounds and office. These amenities help make Graham Cave State Park an ideal family retreat.

Picnic Shelter

For larger gatherings, a covered shelter is reservable April through October for $40 and is available on a first-come, first-served basis during the off-season. The shelter can occupy up to 80 people. There is no water or electricity available at the shelter. It is accessible to people with disabilities and has a vault toilet nearby.

Shelter Reservations

To reserve the shelter or check for availability, visit our reservation page* or contact the park at 573-564-3476. 

*Shelters can be reserved online from 30 days to 12 months in advance of the day of use. Reservations for arrival dates less than 30 days out can be made only by contacting the park.


For the kids, playgrounds are conveniently located in the picnic area and campground.