at Sam A. Baker State Park

You have the following options for grabbing something to eat at the park:

The Lodge Restaurant

Made of native stone, the dining lodge overlooks scenic Big Creek and is open on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and lunch served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

It is also open for family dining on Memorial Day weekend, Mother's Day, Father's Day, July 4 and Labor Day weekend.

Event Rental

Rent the lodge for weddings, birthday parties, receptions, conferences, business retreats, family and class reunions, and meetings!

Available: April 15-Oct. 31, Monday through Saturday


  • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. $150
  • 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. $150
  • All day: $250

Events can be catered or non-catered. A menu is available.

The Park Store

The park store offers a wide selection of produce, dry goods, canned goods, jams and jellies, dairy products, meat products, snack items, ready-made breakfast and lunch items, candy, ice cream, s’mores stuff and drinks.

Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., the park sells to-go pizza. Pizzas are baked fresh to order. Come in and order or call ahead (573-856-4223) for a quick pick up.

The cabins, dining lodge, store and canoe rental are operated by your concession host, Michael Fleming. Raft and kayak rentals are also available. Let Mike or a member of his staff make your visit to Sam A. Baker State Park more enjoyable. For more information about the concession facilities, please call 573-856-4223 or visit their website.