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Shelter - Morgan Creek

7515 Worcester Road
Palo, IA, 52324

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The Morgan Creek Shelter is a seasonal facility and extremely popular for family reunions, youth group outings and corporate social gatherings. This is a seasonal open air picnic shelter.


The shelter is located in the plateau area of the park, easily accessed off of Worcester Road in the NW side of Cedar Rapids. The address of the shelter is 7001 Morgan Park Rd. For a map of the park, click here. 


  • 22’ x 38’ - 836 square feet of sheltered use area
  • Open air facility (not enclosed) - picnic shelter
  • Sheltered capacity - 50 to 60 people
  • Fair-weather capacity - 275+ people - advanced arrangements required with park staff - (319) 892-6477
  • 10 picnic tables under roof
  • Five charcoal grills
  • 4 double electrical outlets
  • Small food preparation/serving counter
  • Parking for 20 cars directly adjacent (additional parking for 64 cars within walking distance)
  • Pit vault restroom nearby
  • Field sports area adjacent
  • Horseshoe court & playground adjacent
  • Pressurized drinking water at shelter
  • Lighting available for evening use
Firewood available
Picnic Table
Pressurized water
Refuse cans


$50.00/day Fridays, weekends & holidays
$35.00/day Monday through Thursday
For additional fee and discount information, click here.

Hours of Operation & Seasons

 Morgan Creek Shelter is available for reservations from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily April 15 - October 15 


Facility maybe closed on occasion due to extreme weather conditions, or it becomes inaccessible due to naturally occurring conditions.