Pammel Park Shelters

Pammel Park Lodge

The historic Pammel Park Lodge was built in the 1920’s using oak logs grown on the site. The Lodge, with a large limestone fireplace provides a rustic setting for family reunions, weddings, old fashion Christmas’s and much more. The enclosed portion of the Lodge provides seating for up to 50 people. The hand-made antique furniture (tables, benches & chairs) in the enclosed portion of the lodge were constructed out of native oak and walnut. The attached porch provides additional seating for up to 50 people. Both the enclosed room and attached porch provides users with electrical outlets, lighting and electric heat. Water is available just outside the Lodge. The Lodge is connected to the parking area and the nearby modern bathroom by a hard-surfaced handicap accessible trail. The Lodge is our only picnic shelter that may be rented throughout the year. Park Hours: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.


  • Handicapped Accessible Walkways
  • Electrical Outlets, Lighting, Electric Heaters
  • Large Fireplace
  • Picnic table seating for up to 100 people
  • Modern Bathrooms (heated) & Water
  • Play Equipment
  • Handicapped Accessible Trail
  • Woodland Trails
  • Canoe Access

Rental Fees

Basic Fees

  • $55/Half Day – 6 hours
  • $105/All Day – (8:00 am to 9:00 pm)

Weddings and Commercial Events

  • $255/All Day (8:00am to 9:00pm)

Backbone Shelter

The historic Backbone Shelter at Pammel Park was built in the 1930’s by the Civilian Conservation Corp using oak logs grown on the site and limestone quarried from nearby outcroppings. The Backbone Shelter has a large limestone fireplace and provides a beautiful setting for small groups, seating approximately 30 to 35 people. Backbone Shelter is available on a first come-first serve basis only.


  • Large Fireplace
  • Picnic table seating for up to 35 people (4 tables)
  • Modern Bathrooms (in nearby campgrounds)
  • Grills
  • Backbone Trail
  • Campgrounds nearby

Rental Fees

No reservations taken for this facility.