Reservations must be made 3 days in advance.
Seats up to 30
Starting at $30.00Reserve Now
This small covered shelter is located in the south section of the park and overlooks the Missouri River with views of the Omaha skyline. Nearby access to restrooms, playground equipment, & water make this the perfect spot for your next event. When not reserved, the shelter is available on a first come first serve basis.
Seasonal Park Hours:
April and October: Sunrise to Sunset
May-September: 6:30am to 10:30pm
Your reservation fee includes entrance for any guests during the duration of your shelter rental.
The Cottonwood Shelter has 2 covered picnic tables and 2 uncovered picnic tables.
All gear must be unloaded from the parking lot.
Please understand at the time of booking your reservation that you immediately prohibit other people from reserving and utilizing that facility - they therefore go elsewhere to locate a facility for that date. We will observe a non-refundable reservation policy with the following exceptions:
All cancellations or requests for refunds for the reasons above cannot be done online and must be made by calling the Park Ranger at 402-490-1290.
All date changes must be made by calling the Park Ranger at 402-490-1290. Recognize that we must first administratively cancel your existing online reservation, and then create a second reservation for the new date. An administrative fee of $25 will be assessed to complete this transaction. Please consider this procedure prior to making your initial reservation. (NOTE: Date changes will not be allowed within two weeks of the scheduled reservation).
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