Picnic Areas

at Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park

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people enjoying a picnic lunch under one of the shelters


You will find ample space to spread out a picnic lunch with family and friends. The park has 15 single table picnic pads in two picnic areas, which are located on the north and south ends of the day-use area, along with numerous picnic shelters in the picnic areas and in the campground.

Picnic Shelters

The park features 14 covered picnic shelters, five of which can be reserved.

  • Campground Shelter
  • Day-Use Shelter
  • Enclosed Shelter (located in the day-use area)
large group enjoying dinner under one of the campground picnic sheltesShelter Reservations

The shelters below can be reserved in advance. To reserve a shelter, please contact the concessionaire at 573-546-2450.


Playground equipment is located in the North Day-Use Area.