Riverside Park, Shelter, SummerLynchburg Parks & Recreation has a total of 8 picnic shelters at 5 of our parks that are available for special events and other rentals throughout the entire year.

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 8:30am–5:00pm, Monday–Friday to determine facility availability.
  3. Fill out the SIMPLE USE PERMIT.


Note: The rental is not reserved until payment is received. The above forms must be completed and either mailed, or delivered in-person, along with the payment. Reservations must be completed no later than 7 business days prior to the reservation date.

Type Cost
Small Shelter $80.00
 Large Shelter  $95.00
Riverside Park Gazebo $80.00
Riverside Park Overlook $150.00


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  |  Electricity  |  Handicap Accessible
Riverside Gazebo Small 12–15 Restrooms  |  Electricity