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Picnic Areas & Shelter Houses:
Beech Grove Shelter | CCC Recreation Building | Deer Run Shelter | Centennial Shelter | Friendly Recreation Building | Hillcrest Recreation Building | Maple Grove Shelter | Old Concession Shelter | Pine Bluff Shelter | Redbud Recreation Building | Trailside Shelter | Westbrook Shelter | Rates, Reservations & Rules

Picnic Area near playground and Deer Run ShelterMcCormick's Creek State Park
is an ideal place for a day of picnicking, playing and relaxing. Throughout the park are several picnic areas with tables, grills and toilet facilities.

Some picnic areas are near playing fields and/or playgrounds. Wood is available from the Camp Store during summer months.

Large picnic areas can be found near Deer Run Shelter, Pine Bluff Shelter, and Westbrook Shelter.


Reservable Shelter HouseMcCormick's Creek State Park has 8 reservable shelterhouses and 4 recreation buildings. They are available from 9 am to 11 pm. (Exception: Beech Grove Shelter must be vacated by 10 pm.)

Shelter houses are generally covered, non-enclosed buildings with electricity, picnic tables, grills and a parking spur. However, each shelter is different. Some shelters include drinking water, modern restrooms, fireplaces and/or playgrounds. Shelters not reserved one day in advance will be open on a free, first come, first served basis.

Recreation buildings are enclosed shelters with even more amenities, and they are available by reservation only.

  Beech Grove Shelter - in primitive campground
  CCC Recreation Building - by Recreation Center
  Centennial Shelter - by McCormick's Creek & near falls
  Deer Run Shelter - by playground & Trail 9
  Friendly Recreation Building - near family cabins
  Hillcrest Recreation Building - private, enclosed building
  Maple Grove Shelter - near Canyon Inn & cabins
  Old Concession Shelter - by Recreation Center & Group Camps
  Pine Bluff Shelter - by playground & playfield
  Redbud Recreation Building - private, enclosed building
  Trailside Shelter - by Recreation Center & Trails 1-3
  Westbrook Shelter - by tennis courts & Trails 1-3

Click here for information on reserving shelter houses at McCormick's Creek State Park.

Interested in other places to picnic or reserve shelters in Indiana?
Check out this great info on Indiana State Parks from IndianaOutfitters.com.



Note: This is not the official Park website. However, it is the most complete and easy-to-use site, with everything you need to plan a trip to McCormick's Creek State Park.