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Picnic Shelters Reservations

The Parks & Recreation Department takes reservations for the Spring and Summer season -- Mid-April through Mid-September.We will accept shelter reservations by fax, mail, email, or walk-in.


Reservations may be made in person at the Juneau Parks & Recreation office, located on the second floor of the Municipal Building (155 South Seward Street) or by fax.  We do not accept reservations over the phone.

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.


Fees must be 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.


Park Hours:  Open from 7 a.m. to 12 midnight.

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.

 *** 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
Savikko #1
(near pkg lot)
1710 sq feet
yes 11/varies 4/1 no yes $25/$200 max
Twin Lakes
21 x 18
yes 2/0 no no yes $25/$200 max

Cope Park

Under rennovation 2014
First come first served            
Riverside Rotary Park
12 x 20
yes 2/2 2 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 is currently under rennovation. There is no shelter.  All picnic tables are first come first served basis.  The ball field still has to be reserved with P&R Office.

  • Twin Lakes (outside) 3 tables; tables small gazebo at the top of the hill

  • Melvin Park - 2 tables

  • Adair-Kennedy Park - 2 grills and table