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Green-Dickson Municipal Park
Green-Dickson Municipal Park is a 148-acre facility located at the northwest edge of town. The park features children's playgrounds, covered picnic areas with barbecue pits, lighted tennis and volleyball courts, fishing, a first class baseball/softball complex and an enclosed pavilion with an air-conditioned dining and kitchen facility. There are also several spaces for overnight camping (RV's only) with hookups.
Shiner's Annual Half Moon Holidays celebration has been located in Green-Dickson Park during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Craft & food booths, volleyball & fishing tournaments and BBQ cookoffs are all part of the festivities, followed by a spectacular fireworks show. See calendar for more info.
Green Dickson Municipal Park RV Camping
Rates are $30.00 per night. Sites 9, 10, 11, and 12 are $20.00, but have no sewer. 11am check in til 11am check out, 2 week maximum. You may use the dump for a $10.00 fee paid at City Hall when you reserve your site. For reservations call 361-594-3362, to get permit and pay fees; for reservations during Half Moon Holidays, call Shiner Chamber of Commerce, 361-594-4180. There are 12 slots:
Sites 1-8 can be either (1) 50amp & (1) 30amp or (2) 30amp hook-ups.
Slots 1-2 are 57' x 38', with full hook-ups.
(Slot 2 has a post in the upper corner 20' in from the top and 14' in from the side.)
Slots 3-4 are 59' x 27', with full hook-ups.
Slots 5-6 are 54' x 40', with full hook-ups.
Slots 7-8 are 57' x 39', with full hook-ups.
Slots 9-10 are 77' x 35', no sewer, dump station available.
Slots 11-12 are 80' x 39', no sewer, dump station available.
$125.00 fee to use, with a $50.00 deposit which will be returned if the facility is left clean and undamaged. Call to reserve.
Individual use fee is $100.00. Organization fee is $15.00 per kettle, with a maximum of $50.00, on the honor system. The fee for fundraisers is $50.00. There is a $50.00 deposit which will be returned if the facility is left clean and undamaged. Call to reserve.
Open Air Pavilions - Merrum and Ward
There is a Reservation and use fee of $25.00 to reserve the open air pavilions. No deposit. Schools are exempt from the fee. Call for reservations.
Bouncy Houses in the Park
There is a fee of $10.00 per inflatable. Users must get permit at City Hall. There is no fee for non-profit organizations.
There is a fee of $10.00 per slide. Users must get permit at City Hall. There is no fee for non-profit organizations.
The fee to use the baseball fields for a tournament is $100.00 per day, with a $75.00 deposit which will be returned if the facility is left clean and undamaged. There is a fee of $100.00 to use the field lights. Call to make reservations.
It is recommended to call City Hall to make reservations, so as not to conflict with the high school's use of the tennis courts for tournaments.
This one-square-block park is just a block west of downtown Shiner on Ave. E (Hwy 90-A). It features an historic bandstand, children's playground and various monuments describing Shiner's historic past. The picturesque setting is reminiscent of yesteryear America.
On the first Thursday of each December, Welhausen Park is the site of "Christmas in the Park", a community gathering that includes Christmas music concerts by the local school bands and a visit from Santa Claus who arrives riding a Shiner fire truck. The park is also decorated with a beautiful holiday lighting display beginning December 1st.