Reserve a Picnic Shelter

The Rail Trail under M-20 bridge will be closed and rerouted down Main Street from March 2018 – July 2019 (during the entire bridge construction project). We cannot guarantee access into/out of Chippewassee Park therefore we will not be booking this shelter during construction. For more information, contact Parks and Recreation.

Reservation Policy

We accept year-round picnic shelter reservations 364 days in advance of your event, allowing you to start planning much earlier. Our shelters, available for rent April 15-October 15, provide a unique setting for any event as well as a low-cost option to bring friends and family together in the out-of-doors.

Picnic Shelters

With more than 72 city parks in Midland, the places to picnic are endless! You can find picnic tables in most city parks and several parks provide shelters, grilling facilities and other amenities. See the picnic shelter amenities listed on this page.

2019 Shelter Information Brochure Front Flap Only

Park Shelter Addresses

Park Address
Plymouth Park 1508 E. Wheeler
Emerson Park 1300 W. Main St.
Stratford Woods Park 3922 E. Ashman St.
Barstow Woods Park 505 W. St. Andrews St.
Chippewassee Park 100 Golfside Dr.
City Forest Chalet 2840 E. Monroe Rd.

Picnic Shelter Amenities

Shelter# of TablesTable SizeCapacityAmenitiesDistance to RestroomElectrical Power/LightsGrillsRental Fee
Plymouth F (Whole)1212' (2 are ADA)168Fun Zone, basketball, outdoor pool, volleyball courtSame Building2 duplex plugs*, Ceiling lighting2 Dbl$65
Plymouth F (North)612' (1 is ADA)84Fun Zone, basketball, outdoor pool, volleyball courtSame Building1 duplex plug*, Ceiling lighting1 Dbl$35
Plymouth F (South)612' (1 is ADA)84Fun Zone, basketball, outdoor pool, volleyball courtSame Building1 duplex plug*, Ceiling lighting1 Dbl$35
Plymouth G (formerly B2)612'84play structure, outdoor pool, volleyball court250' across from the parking lot2 duplex plugs*, Ceiling lighting1 Dbl$35
Plymouth H (formerly B3)612'84play equipment, outdoor pool, volleyball court250' across from the parking lot2 duplex plugs*, Ceiling lighting1 Dbl$35
Emerson C (1st pavilion on left)812'112Play structure, lit volleyball court across park450' unpaved path4 duplex plugs*, Ceiling lighting1 DBL (shares with EM1)$35
Emerson D (2nd on left)1612'224Horseshoes, shuffleboard, basketball court, lit volleyball court across park250' unpaved pathNone2 DBL$55
Emerson E (Last on left)612'84Play structure, lit volleyball court across park750' unpaved path2 duplex plugs*, Ceiling Lighting1 DBL$35
Stratford Woods Park J8(5) 8', (3) 6'66Near BMX track, lake & trails, (3-12' tables w/in 40' and 4-6' tables near dock), volleyball courts, full basketball600' paved path2 duplex plugs*, Ceiling lighting1 DBL Jumbo grill$35
Barstow Woods A612'84Slide, swings, climber, woods, trailsSame building1 duplex plug*1 DBL$35
Chippewassee Park B612'84Port-a-potty, mega tower + tot play structures, skate park, dog parkport-a potty or Farmers Market restroom2 duplex plugs*, Ceiling lighting2 DBL$35
City Forest Chalet4 4 25' overlook hightop

49Biking and walking trails, outdoor fire pitSame buildingFull electricity1 DBL Jumbo grill$45/hour (two hour minimum) *New fee in 2019
Unsheltered picnic areas Emerson 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Plymouth 6612'84VariesVaries2 duplex plugs*1 DBL$25

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