Gulf State Park

Pavilions at Lake Shelby

pavilion near a lake
Lake Shelby Back Pavilion Update
Lake Shelby Front Pavilion Update
Lake Shelby Picnic Pavilion

If you have a small group outing, a family reunion or a birthday party, then a Picnic Pavilion at Lake Shelby is perfect! A charcoal grill is located at each pavilion for you to use during your event. Bathroom facilities are located across the parking lot from these venues.


Want to explore the park? Rent bikes or take a segway tour from this location to experience more of Gulf State Park!


Rental Information

Rental times are 7 days a week from 8:00 AM to sunset (except major holiday weekends, i.e. July 4th, Labor Day, and Memorial Day).
Capacity of 50 guests
Rental rate is $57 per pavilion 
Includes the use of 4 to 6 picnic tables and a charcoal grill


Front Pavilion 

Lake Shelby Front Pavilion View

Back Pavilion

Lake Shelby Back Pavilion View




Please view the Reservation and Rental Guidelines.


To reserve one of the picnic pavilions please check the date you are interested in on the calendars:


Front Picnic Pavilion Reservation Calendar


Back Picnic Reservation Calendar


If  your date is available please fill out the paperwork below and email it to 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. 


Release and Indemnity Agreement

Rental Agreement

Alcohol Agreement



Our event planner is available everyday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM to guide you through the rental process.

(251) 948-7275 Ext. 92099


Gulf State Park is home to many types of wildlife, including alligators. Please be aware at all times. For detailed information, please see our Wildlife Safety recommendations.