US Army Corps of Engineers
Baltimore District

Dogwood Picnic Shelter

Located in the larger Seven Points Recreation Area, the Dogwood shelter is set away from the hustle and bustle of the lakeshore. Both Redbud and Dogwood shelters are identical and sit next to each other, separated by a playground (shelters available for reservation individually).

Open year-round, no winter maintenance

  • Approximately 10 tables
  • 80 person capacity
  • Electrical outlets & lights
  • Double pedestal grill
  • Water-borne Restroom (flush toilets)
  • Drinking water access
  • Playground (shared with Redbud Shelter)
  • Sand volleyball court (shared with Redbud Shelter)
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Handicap accessible (restroom access limited)
  • Access to Seven Points amenities

    Restroom: The restroom is approximately 200 yards from the shelter, on top of a hill, and can pose a challenge for visitors with mobility concerns.

    Shared: This shelter shares a playground and the sand volleyball court with the Redbud Shelter. Exclusive use of the playground and volleyball court cannot be guaranteed by a reservation.

  • Directions

    From Rt. 26 southbound at Huntingdon. Continue on Rt. 26 south approximately 8 miles to the yellow blinking light. Turn left at the light towards Seven Points (marked by large sign). Continue over the ridges until you reach the Seven Points Recreation Area (3 miles). Upon entering Seven Points continue downhill towards the lake shore. The shelters will be on the left, past the Visitor Center, in the Howard Millar Picnic Area. 

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