The Picnic Area includes a swimming area on Lake Shelby, several charcoal grills, public restrooms, picnic tables, and two covered pavilions. The pavilions are perfect for small group outings, family reunions, birthday parties, and more. Rentals are available 7 days a week (except major holiday weekends to include July 4th, Labor Day, and Memorial Day). Pets are allowed in the Picnic Area, but must be leashed. No alcohol is allowed within the Picnic Area. 

Bring your dog to our lakeside dog park- The Dog Pond

Parking fee $3 per vehicle or purchase a yearly pass for $41. 

Rental Information

Rental times are from 8am to sunset
Capacity of 50 guests
Rental rate is $55 per pavilion (plus a $3 entry fee per vehicle)
Includes the use of 4 to 6 picnic tables and a charcoal grill

To rent a Picnic Area Pavilion, please contact:
Rhonda Taulbee
Special Events Manager
(251) 948-7275 x2128

Picnic Area Pavilion Reservation Guidelines




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