DeSoto State Park Playground & Picnic Area

Located in the Picnic Area across the road from the Country Store
A ball field & volleyball court are located next to the playground, as well as 3 picnic shelters. DeSoto State Park's olympic-size pool is located within a short walk or drive from the picnic area.

$2 per vehicle day use fee is collected at collection honor boxes in parking area

Picnic tables and grills are located throughout the picnic area for your convenience.

An handicapped- accessible picnic table is conveniently located

Three picnic shelters that may be reserved:

Picnic Shelter 1

$110 per day

Our gorgeous rock shelter built by the Civilian Conservation Corps includes two stone fireplaces. Public restrooms and an easily accessible handicap restroom are located on the ends of the shelter. This shelter can hold up to 100 people and has electrical plugs so that you can have power for your event.

Shelter reservation fee is $110.00 for all day, picnic area closes at sundown. For big events please email the country store to let us know.

Be sure that while you are there that you look out the side of the shelter so that you may see our trails that lead down to the part of Little River that runs through our park.


Picnic Shelter 2


$66 per day

DeSoto State Park’s Picnic Area has two smaller shelters, which holds up to 25 people, each has two picnic tables located inside the shelter and one grill.  Playground and volleyball court are located nearby.

Trees surround the shelter 2 and create a great place for a picnic or a small family get-together.

Shelter reservation fee is $66.00 for all day, picnic area closes at sundown.


Picnic Shelter 3


$66 per day

DeSoto State Park’s Picnic Area has two smaller shelters, which holds up to 25 people, each has two picnic tables located inside the shelter and one grill.  Playground and volleyball court are located nearby.

Shelter 3 is next to the playground and volleyball court.

Shelter reservation fee is $66.00 for all day, picnic area closes at sundown.

Shelter Fee includes entrance fee 

 

Contact us! For more information or to reserve a picnic shelter, please call the Country Store at 1-800-760-4089 or 1-800-ALAPARK. 

 

 

 

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