Picnic Areas

at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site

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Enjoy a picnic at one of the many picnic sites along Courage Trail.


A picnic shelter that can accommodate up to 50 people is available to rent for $50 per day or, if not reserved, is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Shelter Reservations

To reserve the shelter, contact Stockton State Park to check for availability by calling 417-276-4259. If the shelter is available, please fill out the Shelter Reservation Application and mail it to Stockton State Park for approval. Submission of this application does not guarantee reservation of the shelter.