Riverside Park, Shelter, SummerLynchburg Parks & Recreation has a total of 8 picnic shelters at five of our parks that are available for special events and other rentals from April 1–October 31.

Each shelter offers a variety of amenities, but may include electricity, handicap accessibility, restrooms, and water depending on the picnic shelter you choose to rent. To learn about each shelter, their location and the rental fees, view the tables below. 

To Reserve:

  1. Contact our offices at (434) 455-5858, customerservice@lynchburgva.gov or visit us in person at 301 Grove Street between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday to determine facility availability.
  2. Fill out this form.
  3. Fill out the simple use permit.


Type Cost
Small Shelter $65
 Large Shelter  $75


Shelter Size Capacity Amenities
Blackwater Creek Athletic Area Large 80 Restrooms
Jefferson Park Large 80 Handicap Accessible
Miller Park Large 80 Restrooms, Electricity, Handicap Accessible
Peaks View Park Large 80 Restrooms
Miller Park Small 40 Restrooms
Peaks View Park Small 40 Restrooms
Riverside Park Small 40 Restrooms, Water, Handicap Accessible
Riverside Gazebo Small 12-15 Restrooms, Electricity