Billy Gilbert Memorial Shelter

at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

To reserve this shelter, visit our reservation page, or contact the park to check for availability by calling 573-449-7402. If not reserved, the shelter is available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Trash cans are not provided at the shelter.

picnic shelter, bench and picnic table

Shelter Amenities
  • Number of tables: 10 picnic tables
  • Distance to Deer Run Trailhead: 1/3 mile
  • Distance to playground: 1/8 mile
  • Electricity: yes
  • Grill(s): one grill
  • Length x width: 40'6"" x 20'
  • Maximum occupancy: 80
  • Restroom: available April 15-Nov. 1
  • Water: available April 15-Nov. 1

For more information about the park's picnic areas, click here.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Park Grounds:

  • Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Park Office hours

  • April 15 through Oct. 31 (on-season)
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Nov. 1 through April 14 (off-season)
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday