Picnic Area

at Van Meter State Park

Under lofty trees sit picnic sites, a playground and two picnic shelters, which can be reserved for $35 per day, making the park a great place for large gatherings of family and friends. To reserve a shelter, contact the park to check for availability by calling 660-886-7537. 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.