Groups planning picnics may reserve a shelter by contacting Dickinson Parks and Recreation at 701-456-2074. A non-refundable fee of $45.00 per shelter is required for all parks except Eagles and Lions, which requires a non-refundable fee of $50.00 per shelter. Fee must be paid at time of reservation.
Reservations may be made within 365 days of the scheduled event or no more than 1 year prior to event.
Prior to the picnic you must sign a permit for use of the shelters and if needed, an alcohol permit. This may be done during regular business hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday.
Picnic Bags (contains a volleyball, football, soccer ball, softball bat, 2 softballs, and 2 frisbees) are available for a rental fee of $5.00 per bag. A picnic bag must be reserved at time of reservation and may be picked up one business day before picnic and returned next business day after picnic. Horseshoes and windscreens are also available where applicable.
Picnic Shelters available include the following:
- Lions Park (Patterson Lake Recreation Area)
- Eagles Park
- Jaycee Park
- Old Archery Range (Patterson Lake Recreation Area)
- Turtle Park
- Rocky Butte Park
- Gress Softball Complex
Dickinson Parks and Recreation is a member of the North Dakota Recreation and Parks Association and supports the following mission statement: Provide recreational opportunities to enhance the quality of life for the community and its visitors.