Picnic Shelters

Picnic Shelter

Picnic shelters in our parks are designed to accommodate up to 50 for a small shelter, 100 guests for a large shelter, or 150 at a specialty shelter depending upon their size and location. All shelters have electric service, lights, charcoal grills, and nearby restrooms. 

Please see the chart below for information about picnic shelters available. 

For questions or to reserve a picnic shelter, please contact the St. Charles County Parks Department at 636-949-7535 or by email, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Shelters may also be reserved online.

For updates on parks and weather conditions, call the Rainout Line at 636-707-0011 or view online.

Rental Availability and Fees

Picnic shelters may be rented for full-day periods from 9 a.m.- until 1/2 an hour after sunset.

Full-Day

  • Specialty Shelter: $175
  • Large Shelter: $120
  • Small Shelter: $60

Rules

  • Reserve a shelter in advance.
  • Online reservations may be booked at least four days prior to reservation date.
  • Phone reservations may be booked at least one day prior to reservation date during the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday - Friday only.
  • Payment is due in full at the time of booking the reservation.
  • Payment may be made over the phone with a Visa or Master Card or in person.
  • Payments may be cash, check, money order / bank draft, Visa or Master Card. No personal checks accepted less than 30 days prior to reservation.
  • Refunds will not be issued for inclement weather.
  • Cancellations fewer than 30 days prior to reservation date get no refund.
  • Cancellations more than 30 days prior to reservation date get a refund amount minus a 15 percent administrative fee.
Broemmelsiek Park
1795 Highway DD
Defiance, MO 63341


  • Three small shelters, maximum 50 people each
  • Two large shelters, maximum 100 people each
  • One Specialty shelter, maximum 150 people each

For information on the Hilltop Group area, which can host a maximum of 300 people, please see the Party and Group Events page

Indian Camp Creek Park
2679 Dietrich Rd.
Foristell, MO 63348


  • Two small shelters, maximum 50 people each
  • Four large shelters, maximum 100 people each

For information on the Lakeside Pavilion, which can host a maximum of 100 people, please see the Party and Group Events page

Klondike Park
4600 Highway 94 S
Augusta, MO 63332


  • Three large shelters, maximum 100 people each
Quail Ridge Park
560 Interstate Dr.
Wentzville, MO 63385


  • Three small shelters, maximum 50 people each
  • Three large shelters, maximum 100 people each
  • Group picnic area, maximum 200 people each
Towne Park
100 Towne Park Dr.
Foristell, MO 63348

  • One large shelter, maximum 100 people 
Veterans Tribute Park
1031 Kisker Rd.
St. Charles, MO 63304


  • The signature lakeside Sammelmann Shelter accommodates more than 100 guests
  • Two additional shelters accommodate 100 guests each.