Patapsco Valley State Park

Avalon/Glen Artney/Orange Grove Area Picnic Shelters

Picnic Areas are located in all three areas, with most of the picnic sites located in the Glen Artney area.

Note:

Entry service charges are not included in pavilion/shelter rental costs; they are in addition to those costs. Those wanting to prepay the service charges need to contact the park office before the reservation date.

Shelters in Avalon

There are two rental shelters in Avalon. Make shelter reservations.

  • Shelter #104 can accommodate a maximum of 100 guests. Alcohol permits required in advance through the reservation service.
  • Shelter #105 can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests. Alcohol permits required in advance through the reservation service.
  • Restrooms and Playgrounds are close by these shelters.
  • To address serious problems with loss of vegetation, soil erosion, threats to wildlife and trash - as well as injuries from stepping on hot coals - grills may only be used at designated picnic areas.

Shelters in Orange Grove

There is one rental shelter in Orange Grove. Make shelter reservations.

  • Shelter #106 can accommodate a maximum of 70 guests. Alcohol permits required in advance through the Reservation Service. A restroom is close by this shelter.

Shelters in Glen Artney
There are 9 rental shelters in Glen Artney. Make shelter reservations.

  • Shelter #1 can accommodate a maximum of 20 guests. No alcohol permitted in shelter.
  • Shelter #10 can accommodate a maximum of 20 guests. No alcohol permitted in shelter.
  • Shelter #22 can accommodate a maximum of 10 guests. No alcohol permitted in shelter.
  • Shelter #26 can accommodate a maximum of 20 guests. No alcohol permitted in shelter.
  • Shelter #33 can accommodate a maximum of 10 guests. No alcohol permitted in shelter.
  • Shelter #61 can accommodate a maximum of 10 guests. No alcohol permitted in shelter.
  • Shelter #66 can accommodate a maximum of 70 guests. Alcohol permits required in advance through the reservation service.
  • Shelter #92 can accommodate a maximum of 10 guests. No alcohol permitted in shelter.