Picnic Areas

at Long Branch State Park

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Restroom, shelter and playgroundFind a quiet spot for lunch and a scenic view at one of the picnic sites scattered under trees and along the lake, near the beach parking lot.

Picnic Shelters

The North Shelter is not available for reservations during the 2022 season.

Reserve one of two open picnic shelters for $40 per day. Each shelter can accommodate approximately 60 people. If not reserved, the shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis at no charge. Both shelters are equipped with electricity, picnic tables, an outdoor grill and restroom facilities nearby. The South Shelter is accessible and has a playground nearby. The North Shelter is also accessible and is located near the beach parking lot.

Shelter Reservations

To reserve the South Shelter, visit our reservation page* or contact the park at 660-773-5229.

*Shelters can be reserved online from 30 days to 12 months in advance of the day of use. Reservations for arrival dates less than 30 days out can be made only by contacting the park.


Playground 1 is located at the South Shelter, and Playground 2 is in the campground.