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Group Picnic Shelters - GUERNSEY

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Group Picnic Shelters  - GUERNSEY


Guernsey State Park has eight (8) shelters that may be used for group picnics. Two of these facilities are on the reservation system and may be reserved online. Many of the Guernsey State Park picnic shelters were constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps and provide a one-of-a-kind picnicking opportunity.



Shelters suitable for group picnic activities may be found at:

  • Sandy Point Campground
  • The “Castle”
  • Spotted Tail Campground 
  • Sitting Bull Day Use Area
  • Red Cloud Campground
  • Black Canyon Point Camping Area
  • Long Canyon Campground
  • And below the dam at the Spillway Day Use Area

All picnic shelters are useable throughout the year. However, The Castle and Sany Point may be reserved May 1st to September 30th, four (4) monhts in advance online HERE or by calling our Call Center at 877-996-7275

  • The group shelter in Sandy Point Campground and the shelter at the Castle may be reserved for $66/day
  • All shelter use at the park requires the appropriate SPHS&T daily use permits. These fees are not included in the reservation and must be paid at the park upon arrival. You may also call Guernsey State Parkat 307-836-2334 to coordinate in advance 
  • A non-refundable booking fee will be applied to reservations




Site Status


We are open! Please view our hours below to find a good time to visit!




  • Guernsey State Park is open all year. Since we do have overnight camping the park is open 24 hours per day with the appropriate permits.
  • The Guernsey Museum is a seasonal facility that is open from May 1st through September 30. Visitors may visit the Museum between the hours of 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m..

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