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To enhance the quality of life in Juneau, the Parks and Recreation Department will deliver a high level of guest service with cost effective operations provided by highly engaged employees.

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Picnic Shelters Reservations



Shelter Reservations are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Reservations for April 10 through September 13, 2015 can be made in person, emailed, faxed or mailed in to the Juneau Parks & Recreation office, at the Municipal Building at 155 South Seward Street, second floor. We do not accept reservations without payment.

Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and need to be made at least three (3) days prior to date of shelter use.  You may call Parks & Recreation for shelter availability at 586-5226.

  • Rental Fees are collected at the time of reservation;
  • Electricity: Savikko #1 & #2 and Twin Lakes Shelter is set on a timer from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Fires in parks

  • Per CBJ Code 67.01.090 (j) Fires.  No person shall make or assist in making any fire within fifty feet of any building or other improvement except in established fireplaces or barbecue pits, and no person shall allow a fire to burn in a manner dangerous to persons or property or to be left unattended.
  • Per Park Policy:  No fires are allowed above the ‘logline’ at Savikko.

BOUNCY HOUSE and VENDING POLICY:  If you are using a vendor at CBJ Parksite for catering or entertainment, that vendor must have a valid CBJ vending permit displayed on site at your event.  They are subject to JPD ticketing of violations.  Contact Parks & Recreation Administrative Office for details at 586-5226.  Vending Permit Applications are available by clicking this link (click here).

 *** Reminder:  No glass containers in any park.*******************************************

Facility Dimensions Reservation Tables In/out Grills In/out Fireplace Alcohol Allowed? Charge per
hour With tax
Maximum Capacity
Savikko #2 (log cabin) 1458 sq. feet yes 11/varies 4/2 yes/2 yes $25/$200 max $26.25/$210.00 70-90
Savikko #1
(near pkg lot)
1710 sq feet
yes 11/varies 4/1 no yes $25/$200 max
Twin Lakes (yes electric)
21 x 18
yes 2/0 no no yes $25/$200 max
COPE PARK (no electric) Under rennovation through summer 2015 yes 8/varies 2 outside no yes

$25/$200 max


Marine Park Pavilion yes no no no yes $25/200 max N/A
Riverside Rotary Park
12 x 20
yes 2/0 1 outside no Yes $25/$200max
yes N/A N/A N/A Yes No Charge N/A

All shelters are ADA accessible-Cope Shelter is some what difficult to maneuver to.


First Come - First Serve Facilities

The following parks have picnic areas available on a first-come, first-served basis. Parks & Recreation does not take reservations for these areas.

  • Cope Park (outside) is currently under rennovation- 3 grills and tables

  • Twin Lakes - outside 3 tables; 3 tables in small gazebo at the top of the hill

  • Melvin Park - 2 tables

  • Adair-Kennedy Park - 1 table

  • Fish Creek Park- 1 grill and picnic table

  • West Juneau Rotary Park- 1 grill and 2 tables

  • Channel Wayside Shelter- 2 grills and 2 tables