Picnic Area and Pavilions
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.
Check out our Dog Park at Lake Shelby to have fun with your furry friends!
Special note: waverunners and jet skis are not allowed in Gulf State Park Lake Shelby for safety reasons.
Lake Shelby is home to many types of wildlife including alligators. Please be aware at all times and follow these wildlife safety tips while camping.
To reserve one of the picnic pavilions please check the date you are interested in on the calendars below, if your date is available please fill out the paperwork below and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will then call you for payment. Please note that the reservation is not confirmed until we receive both the paperwork and the payment.
Rental times are from 8:00 am to sunset
Capacity of 50 guests
Rental rate is $57 per pavilion
Includes the use of 4 to 6 picnic tables and a charcoal grill