Picnic Shelters

Call the Park Department Administrative Office at 765-463-2306 for information and to make a reservation.

City of Lafayette Parks and City of West Lafayette Parks, and Prophetstown State Park have picnic shelters available for reservation. Fees are charged. Contact the following for more information:
  • Lafayette Park Department 765-807-1500 (Includes Columbian Park, Murdock Park, et al.)
  • West Lafayette Park Department 765-775-5110 (Includes Happy Hollow Park, et al.)
  • Prophetstown State Park 866-6campIN (866-622-6746), or visit their website

Picnic shelters are available for reservation at the following parks:
  • Tippecanoe Battlefield
    Capacity: 40
    Electric: Yes
    Water Hydrant: Yes
    Restrooms: Open during Museum hours, indoor facilities
    Grill: Not at shelter, but nearby
Tippecanoe Battlefield Shelter
  • Fort Ouiatenon
    • River Shelter
      Capacity: 100
      Electric: Yes
      Water Hydrant: Yes
      Grill: Yes, 2
      Restrooms: Pit toilets located in park
Fort Ouiatenon River Shelter
    • East Shelter
      Capacity: 60
      Electric:Yes
      Water Hydrant: No
      Grill: Yes
Fort Ouiatenon East Shelter
  • Wildcat Park
    Capacity: 40
    Electric: No
    Water Hydrant: Yes
    Grill: Yes
    Restrooms: Pit toilets
Wildcat Park Shelter
  • Ross Hills
    • Sullivan Shelter
      Capacity: 100
      Electric: Yes
      Water Hydrant: Yes
      Grill: Yes
      Restrooms: 2 restroom buildings with flush toilets located in the park
Ross Hills Sullivan Shelter
    • Hentschel Shelter
      Capacity: 60
      Electric: Yes
      Water Hydrant: No
      Grill: Yes
Ross Hills Hentschel Shelter
Donations
The Park Department does not require a fee for reservation of a picnic shelter, but a donation in the suggested amount of $25 is appreciated. Donations will be deposited into the Tippecanoe County General Fund. Information on how to make a donation will be included with a picnic shelter confirmation.