GGP – Old Speedway Meadow Picnic Area


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Tall trees border this beautiful grassy glen on the western edge of the park. Bring your blankets and your BBQs and stake out a great gathering in this lovely spot!


  1. B.Y.O. blanket or chairs — No picnic tables or BBQ grills are provided at Old Speedway Meadow, but you are welcome to bring your own grill.
  2. There are no restrooms onsite or near Old Speedway Meadow.
  3. Cheers! Beer and wine are welcome at Marx Meadow, but kegs and liquor aren’t. Remember: carrying open alcoholic beverages outside the picnic area is never permitted.
  4. Jump! Inflatable play structures are welcome (additional permit required). No electricity is provided.
  5. Old Speedway Meadow has a large, flat grassy area, so spread out and play some games! There is space for lawn games, volleyball, or a small kickball game.
  6. Food-Trucks require an extra permit. See Picnic and Impact Fees.


Old Speedway Meadow stretches back from the parking lot along the east side of 41st Avenue/Chain of Lakes Boulevard, between MLK and JFK Drives. There is no sign marking Old Speedway Meadow, but the parking lot is visible from the street.

Address: 371 Chain of Lakes Dr E, San Francisco, CA 94122
Reservable Picnic Areas: No Tables Available; Grass Areas Only (Reservable from 9am-6pm)
Restrooms: No
Jumpers Allowed: Yes-Additional Permit Required
BBQ Allowed: Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill
Alcohol: Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
Parking: Street - limited availability
Latitude: 37.7659
Longitude: -122.4987