Picnic Shelters

Reservations


Shelter reservations can be made one year in advance of the desired reservation date

Reservation Times


Picnic shelters are available between 8am-8pm, April-October, unless the park closes at sunset. Parks that close at sunset include Catoctin Creek, Buckeystown, Loy's Station, Old National, Urbana District and Utica. 

Picnic shelters are available between 8am-5pm, November-March.

Making a Reservation


  • Reserve online
  • To make a reservation by phone, please call 301-600-1646

How to Make Facility Reservations Online

COVID-19 UPDATES:
As of September, our shelter rental to capacities will be increased from 50% to 75%. Please review the modified shelter capacities below when planning for your reservation.

Forms


  • Sales Permit
  • Special Request Permit (For special requests such as amplified music, tents larger than 240 square feet, trailered grills, etc.)
    Note: Please SUBMIT a Special Request Permit at least 10 or more business days PRIOR to the reservation date.

Recycling


Events at this facility serving food or drink AND expecting 200 or more persons in attendance must comply with State of Maryland Special Event Recycling legislation. For more information, please visit www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/EventRecycling.

Modified Shelter Capacities at 75% Capacity (as of September 2020)
Park Name / Shelter Number
Shelter Size
Shelter Seating
75% capacity
In-County
Price
Out-of-County
Price

Ballenger Creek #1
Large
90 $110
$165
Ballenger Creek #2
Large
120 $110
$165
Buckeystown #1
Small
21 $55
$85
Catoctin Creek #1
Large
72 $110
$165
Kemptown #1
Large
72 $110
$165
Kemptown #2
Large
72 $110
$165
Kemptown #3
Large
75 $110
$165
Kemptown #4
Medium
27 $80
$120
Libertytown #1
Medium
36 $80
$120
Loy's Station #1
Medium
48 $80
$120
Old National #1
Medium
36 $80
$120
Old National #2
Large
108 $110
$165
Old National #3
Medium
36 $80
$120
Othello Regional Park #1
OPENS SEPT. 2020
Small   $55 $85
Othello Regional Park #2
OPENS SEPT. 2020 
Medium   $80 $120
Othello Regional Park #3
OPENS SEPT. 2020
Large   $110 $165
Othello Regional Park #4
OPENS SEPT. 2020
Small   $55 85
Pinecliff #1
Medium
48 $80
$120
Pinecliff #2
Medium
48 $80
$120
Pinecliff #3
Large
72 $110
$165
Pinecliff #4
Medium
48 $80
$120
Pinecliff #5
Medium
48 $80
$120
Roddy Road #1 Small 48 $55 $85
Urbana District #1
Large
108 $110
$165
Urbana District #2
Large
72 $110
$165
Urbana District #3
Extra Large
216 $220
$330
Urbana District #4
Large
72 $110
$165
Utica #1
Extra Large
240 $220
$330
Utica #3
Large 96 $110 $165
Utica #4
Large 90 $110 $165
Utica #5
Small 22 $55 $85
Utica #6
Small 22 $55 $85