Ramsey Park has five picnic areas which have been carved out of the park’s natural woodlands. Three shelters can be reserved:
The Lower Shelter
The park’s original and largest passive recreation area features the 1930?s W.P.A. Vintage Lower Shelter with its massive timber and granite construction. Nearby activities include a playground structure, ball field, Ramsey Park Zoo and campground/restroom facilities. Unique bridges and pathways to access many varied scenic vistas of Ramsey Falls and Ramsey Creek. The Falls’ area also provides ample picnic space with an open shelter, modern restroom building, and access to some of the park’s most scenic hiking trails.
Zeb Gray Overlook Shelter
This portion of the park features the unique Zeb Gray Shelter with scenic overlook of the Redwood River and the park’s hogback peninsula. This area also offers a playground structure and access to the waterfall which bears the city’s name. The Falls is spanned by a pedestrian bridge providing a striking view of the Redwood River gorge.
Please note: $150 fee to move picnic tables at Zeb Gray Shelter.
Ramsey Falls Area
One of the Park’s most popular attractions in the Ramsey Falls’ observation area, which utilizes rather unique bridges and pathways to access many unique vistas of Ramsey Falls and Ramsey Creek. The Falls area also provides ample picnic space with an open shelter, modern restroom building, and access to some of the parks’ most scenic hiking trails.
Inside all shelters are six (6) picnic tables, if you need more then six (6) tables you will need to contact the Redwood Area Community Center at 507-644-2333 during normal business hours. (Please see current rate schedules for picnic table rates)
Shelter Reservations Fees:
Half Day $25.00 + Sales tax
Full Day $40.00 + Sales tax
Extra Picnic Tables: (Please see current rate schedules for picnic table rates)