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Shelter - Morgan Creek

7212 E Ave NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405

The new Morgan Creek Shelter is a seasonal open-air facility available for family events, group outings, corporate social gatherings, and so much more.

The Morgan Creek Park shelter is located just north of E Ave NW in the new park development area. 

(The older shelter in the northern park area is no longer available for reservations, as it is now part of the group camp).

Location

The new shelter is located inside the new park entrance at 7212 E Ave NW, about a 1/2 mile from the entrance.

Amenities

  • Open air, ADA accessible facility (not enclosed)
  • 60’ x 42’ = 2520 square feet of sheltered use area
  • Sheltered capacity:  125-140 people
  • 20 picnic tables under shelter
  • (10) 8-ft., (6) 6-ft. picnic tables,  (4) 8-ft. w one ADA accessible end on each
  •   Additional unsheltered seating at 6 picnic tables:
  •   (4) 8-ft., (2) 8-ft. w/one ADA accessible end on each
  • (2) 17-ft.serving counters with 4 electrical outlets (8 receptacles) at each
  • 3 large charcoal grills
  • Rock pad with electricity and lighting for a larger mobile cooker
  • Recreational fire pit (no grill)
  •   Firewood available for a fee
  • Parking lot with over 120 vehicle capacity
  • 15,000 sq. ft Playground 
  • Flush restrooms
  • Pressurized water (pump)
  • Refuge cans and recycle bins
  •   (Garbage cans are not in any other park areas, including around the adjacent playground.  Linn County Conservation has a           carry-in, carry-out policy, meaning whatever you bring into the park, take back with you)
  • Hard surface Trail access
  •   1 mile of hard surface trail within the park plus additional hiking trails
Electricity
Fire ring
Firewood available
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Table
Pressurized water
Refuse cans
Restroom

Fees

$125/day Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays

$75/day Monday through Thursday

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Morgan Creek Shelter is a seasonal facility, available for reservations from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily from April 15th through October 15th. 

Closures

Closed October 16th through April 14th

Facility may be not be available in season on occasion due to extreme weather conditions, maintenance, or other circumstances.