Picnic Areas

at Weston Bend State Park

Enjoy the numerous picnic sites scattered throughout the park. The Bee Creek Shelter, a converted tobacco barn, is an enclosed shelter that can accommodate up to 100 guests. It is an ideal location for hosting a large gathering or picnic.This shelter must be reserved in advance for by calling the park office.

Bee Creek Shelter Fees effective Jan. 1, 2016:

  • $400 for weddings/receptions
  • $200 for other groups

Located in the day-use area is a children's playground and an open shelter that can accommodate up to 50 guests. The open shelter may be reserved in advance. If not reserved, the open shelter is available on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge.

Open Shelter Fee: $50

To reserve a shelter, contact the park to check for availability by calling 816-640-5443. 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.