Parks with Shelters

The city of Atlantic has many public shelters at its parks.  There are 13 shelters and 7 of them are reservable.  The other shelters are first come first serve.  The shelters at the parks are very popular and reservations fill up fast in the year.  Shelters are perfect for family and friend gatherings.  In every shelter there are picnic benches and a charcoal grill available to use.  Most of our shelters have electricity for plug-in appliances and other amenities that make them unique and resourceful.  Check out the shelters and book your next event there.


Cedar Park

Cedar Park was developed July 19th, 1976 jointly by the Lions Club and the Atlantic Parks and Recreation. It’s a community park that’s ideal for kids to enjoy the playground and for guardians to relax at a bench in good view of the playground and the rest of the park.

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City Park

Located in the Heart of the City, City Park is one of Atlantic’s most popular parks. Consisting of an Open shelter with restrooms and plenty of benches throughout. It is also home to the historical log cabin and Veterans War Memorial.

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East Ridge Park

East Ridge Park consists of a great trail around the park with beautiful views of the natural grasses and flowers all around. Benches throughout and an amazing gazebo that is in perfect view from everywhere in the park.

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Harl-Holt Park

The end of Bull Creek Pathway is Harl-Holt Park. A small park with playground area, shelter, basketball court, and green space great for a family to enjoy a nice little picnic before or after a bike ride.

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Sunnyside Park

Sunnyside park is our most popular park with over 50 acres of park consisting about 1000 trees throughout.

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Schildberg Recreation Area

Schildberg Recreation Area is a wonderful area North of Atlantic that consists of 3 lakes, 2 playgrounds, an RV Park, and a long winding Walking Trail. There is 1 main shelter for reservations, as well as numerous smaller shelters around the park.

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parks-reserve-shelterReserve a Park Shelter

Park shelters are available for reservation.  Make sure to reserve yours ahead of time so that your spot is available when you need it.

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