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Group Picnicking
Group Picnicking
Group Picnicking

​​​​​​​​Gather the group and come for a day of fun. Family or high school reunions, company picnics, weddings, graduations, birthday parties; all find a place here. These shelters are for day use only!​

All Group shelters include:

  • Inside Shelter lighting
  • Electricity
  • A large barbecue grill
  • A fireplace
  • Horseshoe pits

We offer two Group Picnic Shelters: Viola & Sopris

  • Both shelters are located on Carpios Ridge near our northside campgrounds
  • Max occupancy is 60 people
  • While the layout is nearly identicial for both shelters, Viola will be closer to the Visitor Center.

How to reserve a Group Picnic Shelter:

  • ​​To reserve a shelter, please call 1(800)244-5613 or visit​

  • A use fee of $120 will need to be paid to reserve your chosen shelter.

  • You will receive a confirmation letter via email.  ​​

Upon Arrival

  • Check-In is after 8:00AM
  • Check-In at our Visitor Center and be sure to bring your confirmation letter with you.
  • Our staff will take you to the shelter to complete Check-In​


  • Check-Out is 10:00PM
  • Based on availability, our staff will sign you out of the shelter.
  • Be sure to leave the shelter as you found it. Throw garbage away and be sure to clean up grills and fireplaces. ​​

Additional Amenities ​


  • Our Volleyball Net and Flush Toilets are nearby!