Picnicking

Available Accommodations

Both the COMLARA County Park - Evergreen Lake and the S.H. West County Park provide picnicking for visitor enjoyment. Picnic tables are scattered throughout the parks, accompanied by grill pits. Download a map of picnic shelters and group camp areas.

Shelters are also provided and may be reserved for large groups. COMLARA Park shelters are popularly used for corporate picnics, family reunions, and other outings. Arrangements and discounts with other park activities of can be made.

Reserving Area Picnic Shelters

There are five picnic shelters located in COMLARA Park - Evergreen Lake: Maple, White Oak, Osage, Spruce, and Prairie. One picnic shelter can also be found at the S.H. West County Park (fireplace and electricity are inclusive).

Hours

Picnicking and shelters are open from sunrise to sunset. Please note: Alcoholic beverages are prohibited at County parks.

You can view Picnic Shelter photos and reservations by using the Comlara Park interactive map.

Reservation Rates

ShelterCapacityMcLean County Resident RateNonresident Rate
Maple, White Oak, and West County Park1-25 people$35 per day$40 per day
Osage, Spruce, and Prairie

The Sam Leman Picnic Shelter is the only shelter that has electricity. It is located between the Swimming Beach and Boat Rental/Bait Shop. It can accommodate up to 75 people comfortably. Fees are $75.00 for McLean County Residents and $85.00 for Non-Residents.


1-50 people$45 per day$55 per day
51-100 people$60 per day$75 per day
101-300 people
(two shelters)
$150 per day$175 per day
300+ people
(two shelters)
$175 per day$200 per day