Picnic Areas

A Full range of picnic areas are available at our various parks. Many of these facilities may be reserved for small family picnics or large group activities. They must be reserved in person on a first-com first-served basis for the fees listed below, payable at the time the reservation is made. All regular park rules concerning opening and closing, parking and vehicle access will be enforced. Park Police will periodically check on the reserved facility.

Picnic Reservation Fees
Picnic  Area  Maximum Capacity First Four Hours Each Additional Hour
Howe Avenue #1
(seats 80)
100 $70 $15
Howe Avenue #2
(seats 60)
100 $70  $15 
Howe Both
(seats 140)
300 $120  $20 
Howe Meadow NA $70  $15 
Howe Tot Lot Gazebo
(seats 16)
25 $60  $10 
Howe Tot Lot BBQ Area
(seats 16)
25 $40  $8 
Cottage Park
(seats 32)
50-70 $60  $10 
Seely Park #1
(seats 24)
40 $60 $10 
Seely Park #2(seats 16) 25  $60  $10 
Bohemian Park
(seats 32)
50  $60  $10 

Alcohol Permit daily fee: Howe half area, Bohemian or Cottage — $25 Howe full area –$35
Bounce House Permit: $35 (waived for picnic area rentals) Bounce Houses are limited to insured providers. A list is available at the District office.
Alcohol or Bounce Houses are not permitted in Seely Park.

Rental fees guarantee use of the picnic areas only. Each area includes built-in barbecues. Electrical connections are not available. Restrooms are adjacent to the Howe Picnic area and at the Community Center at Cottage Park. Volleyball courts (at Howe Park) may be reserved for an additional fee.

All vehicles must park in designated areas.
You are requested to vacate the facility at the time indicated on your permit.
No amplified music is allowed in the park. This is a residential area.
The area should be cleaned at the end of your activity.
Alcoholic beverages must stay in the designated picnic area.
Please refer to Picnic Area rules for further information.

For additional information on renting a facility, please contact Peter at pneumann@fecrecpark.com or 916-927-3802 x121.

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