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Picnicking

There are three shelters and one pavilion available for reservations. These facilities are located in the Outlet Day Use Area, the Overlook and the Coeur d' Alene Picnic Area.

Coeur d' Alene has two reservable picnic shelters. One is located at the Overlook and another may be found in the picnic area. The Outlet Park Shelter is located at the east end of the day use area.

The Outlet Park Pavilion is located at the entrance of B-Loop in Outlet Park and offers kitchen and restroom facilities.

Individual picnic area sites are also available throughout Melvern Lake Parks on a first-come, first-served basis.

Picnic shelters may be reserved for $20.00 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the Outlet Park Pavilion may be reserved for $40 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on www.recreation.gov or calling the toll free number at 877-444-6777.