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Contact Information

201 4th Street SE
Room 150
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-2525
Fax: 507-328-2535

Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Department Contacts

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Picnic Shelters

Picnic Shelter Reservations

There are 15 shelters throughout the City of Rochester that can be reserved.

*Parks where amplified sound is permitted with the proper permits.

Reservations may be made beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 15th for the year 2015, by calling 507-328-2525.  Phone reservations must be secured by a credit/debit card (cards accepted are Visa, MasterCard or Discover). See Rules & Fees for more details.  To check on availability call the number above.

[PDF file of Rules & Regulations and Fees]

Shelter Pictures

Essex Shelter

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