Pammel State Park

Picnicking at Pammel State Park

Three separate picnic areas are located near the main entrance of the park, as well as around the Lodge and north of the campground on the backbone. A small one-table shelter is located near the ford.


Backbone Shelter: Constructed in the 1930’s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, and built with native timbers and limestone, this small shelter is located in the Backbone Picnic grounds near the trail head of the Backbone Trail. No utilities available.

Lodge: Built in the 1920’s from oak logs harvested from the site, the Lodge with a large limestone fireplace provides a rustic and historic setting for family reunions, weddings, old fashioned Christmas’s and much more. Utilities include electrical outlets, lights and water. Play equipment. Modern heated restrooms available. Handicapped accessible.
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
River Fishing 


Park Hours: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.


Basic Fees
$30/1st 4 Hours ($7.50/extra hour)
$100/All Day (8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Winter Pammel Lodge Rental:
$50/4 hours; $100/8 hours; $150/all day 
Weddings, Wedding Receptions, Commercial & Fund Raising Events
$75/1st 4 Hours 
$150/8 Hours
$250/All Day (8:00 am to 9:00 pm)