Neighborhood Park Picnic Areas

Many neighborhood parks have picnic areas or tables that can be reserved. Call 831-5500 for more information.

Name Availability Zipcode Restrooms Picnic Areas Jumpers Allowed BBQ Allowed Alcohol Allowed
Adam Rogers Park Picnic Area N/A 94124 Yes No; First Come, First Serve Picnic Areas Only Not Allowed Yes Not Allowed
Allyne Park Picnic Area Availability 94123 No Yes; Lawn Area (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Alta Plaza Park Picnic Area Availability 94115 Yes Yes; 1 8ft Table Outside Play Area; Grass Area (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes - Silent Generators Only-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Argonne Playground Picnic Area Availability 94121 Yes Yes; 3 4ft Wide Round Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Balboa Park Picnic Area Availability 94112 Yes Yes; 2 Seperate Areas; 2 8ft Tables Near Play Area; 2 8ft Tables Near Pool Building (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Beach Chalet Picnic Area Availability 94121 Yes Yes; Various Sites - See Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Yes Not Allowed
Bernal Heights Recreation Center Picnic Area Availability 94110 Yes Yes; Picnic Area by Play Area; 1 8ft Table and 1 3ft Table (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Buena Vista Park Picnic Area Availability 94117 No Yes; Grass Area on Top of Hill (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Cabrillo Playground Picnic Area Availability 94121 Yes Yes; 2 2ft Tables with 2 Chairs Each (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Cayuga Playground Picnic Area Availability 94112 Yes Yes; 3 4ft Wide Round Tables or Open Grass Area (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Christopher Playground Picnic Area Availability 94131 Yes Yes; Children's Performance Space (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Cow Hollow Playground Picnic Area Availability 94123 Yes Yes; 1 6ft Table (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Crocker Amazon Playground Picnic Area Availability 94112 Yes Yes; 1 6ft Table and 1 8ft Table (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Dolores Park Children’s Picnic Areas N/A 94114 Yes Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Douglass Playground Picnic Area Availability 94131 Yes Yes; 2 6ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Duboce Park Picnic Area N/A 94117 Yes Yes; Reservable Lawn Area Yes - Silent Generators Only-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Esprit Park Picnic Area Availability 94107 No Yes; 2 8ft Tables at SE Corner, 1 8ft Table at SW (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
Excelsior Playground Picnic Area Availability 94112 Yes Yes; 2 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Fulton Playground Picnic Area N/A 94121 Yes No; First Come, First Serve Tables Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Garfield Square Picnic Area Availability 94110 Yes Yes; Near Athletic Field with 4 4ft Tables and Near Play Area with 3 4ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
GGP – 19th Avenue Playground Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes Yes; 2 6ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
GGP – 45th Avenue Playground/Boat Picnic Area Availability 94122 No Yes; 4 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
GGP – Barnyard at Koret Playground Picnic Area Availability 94117 Yes Yes; 2 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
GGP – Bunny Meadow Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes - Next to the Conservatory of Flowers Yes; Entire Grass Area (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Chinese Pavilion at Stow Lake Picnic Site Availability 94102 Yes - Stow Lake Parking Lot Yes; 1 12ft Table (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Dahlia Dell Picnic Area Availability 94117 Yes - West side of the Conservatory of Flowers Yes; 1 8ft Table (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Doughboy Meadow Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes - Closest at 14th Ave Meadow No Tables; Grass Areas Only (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Elk Glen Picnic Area Availability 94122 No Yes; Two Separate Areas with 2 8ft Tables and 1 Grill Each (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – George Washington Grove Picnic Area Availability 94122 No Yes; 1 8ft Table with 1 Grill (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Hellman Hollow Picnic Area Availability 94121 Yes Yes; Multiple Sites Available - See Map and Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Hoover Redwood Grove Picnic Area Availability 94122 No No Tables; Grass Areas Only (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Horseshoe Courts Picnic Area N/A 94117 No No Tables Available Not Allowed Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Lindley Meadow Picnic Area Availability 94121 Yes - Near Polo Field Yes; Multiple Areas; See Map and Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Marx Meadow Picnic Area Availability 94121 Yes- Near Hellman Hollow Yes; Multiple Areas; See Map and Picture Gallery for Details (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Old Speedway Meadow Picnic Area Availability 94122 No No Tables Available; Grass Areas Only (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Panhandle Picnic Area N/A 94117 Yes-Center of Panhandle Yes; Various Grass Areas
(Reservable from 9am-6pm)
Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
GGP – Peacock Meadow Picnic Area Availability 94117 Yes - West side of the Conservatory of Flowers No Tables Available; Grass Area Only (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Pioneer East Meadow Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes - Closest at 14th Ave Meadow Yes; 3 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Pioneer Log Cabin Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes - Closest at 14th Ave Meadow Yes; 4 8ft Tables with 2 Grills (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Robin Williams Meadow Tables 1, 2, 3 Picnic Area Availability 94117 Yes- Near Carousol Yes; 2 Areas; 3 8ft Tables on South Side (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
GGP – Robin Williams Meadow Tables 4, 5, 6 Picnic Area Availability 94117 Yes- Near Carousol Yes; 3 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
GGP – Stow Lake Boathouse Picnic Area Availability 94102 Yes Yes; 8 8ft Tables and 2 Grills (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Yes Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP – Strawberry Hill Picnic Area Availability 94118 No Yes; 2 12ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
GGP -14th Avenue East Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes Yes; 2 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Provided - BYO Gas Grill Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
Gilman Playground Picnic Area N/A 94124 Yes Currently not available - site is under contruction Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Glen Canyon Park Picnic Area by Plaza at Playground Availability 94127 Yes Yes; See Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Grattan Playground Picnic Area N/A 94117 Yes No Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Hamilton Recreation Center Picnic Area Availability 94115 Yes Yes; 2 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Hayes Valley Playground Picnic Area N/A 94102 Yes No; First Come, First Serve Tables Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Helen Wills Playground Picnic Area N/A 94109 Yes No; First Come, First Serve Tables Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Herz Playground Picnic Area Availability 94134 Yes Yes; 2 Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Hilltop Park Picnic Area Availability 94124 Yes Yes; Various Sites - See Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Yes Not Allowed
Holly Park Picnic Area Availability 94110 Yes Yes; Near Children Play Area, 2 4ft Tables, 2 8ft Tables and 2 Grills (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Yes Not Allowed
India Basin Shoreline Park Picnic Area Availability 94124 No Yes; Picnic Area by Play Structure with 6 8ft Tables and 4 Grills; Picnic Area by Basketball Court with 2 8ft Tables and 1 Grill (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Yes Not Allowed
J.P. Murphy Playground Picnic Area N/A 94116 Yes No Picnic Areas Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Jackson Playground Picnic Area Availability 94107 Yes Yes; Behind Ball Diamond; 3 6ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Joe DiMaggio Bocce Ball Picnic Area Availability 94133 Yes Yes; Bocce Ball Area with 1 10ft Table, 1 8ft Table, and 1 5ft Wide Round Table with 8 Seats (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
John McLaren Park – Peru Playground Picnic Area Availability 94134 No Yes; 3 8ft Tables with 2 Grills (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Not Allowed
John McLaren Park John F Shelley Drive “Group” Picnic Area Availability 94134 Yes Yes; Various Sites - See Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
Julius Kahn Playground Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes Yes; Picnic Area with 1 8ft Table, 2 6ft Tables, and 2 4ft Child Size Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Junipero Serra Playground Picnic Area Availability 94132 Yes Yes; Picnic Area under Trellis with 2 4ft Tables with 2 Chairs Each (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Lafayette ParkPicnic Area Availability 94109 Yes Yes; Multiple Areas - See Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Lake Merced Park Picnic Area N/A 94132 Yes Yes; Multiple First Come First Serve Areas Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Not Allowed
Laurel Hill Playground Picnic Area N/A 94118 Yes No; First Come, First Serve Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Lincoln Park Picnic Area Availability 94121 Yes Yes; Picnic Area by Play Area with 2 6ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes - Silent Generators Only-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Little Hollywood Park Picnic Area N/A 94134 Yes Not Allowed Yes Not Allowed
Louis Sutter Playground Picnic Area Availability 94134 Yes Yes; Multiple Areas - See Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Not Allowed
McKinley Square Picnic Area Availability 94107 No Yes; 2 8ft Tables at Turf; 3 4ft Wide Round Tables in Play Area (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Michelangelo Playground Picnic Area Availability 94133 No Yes; Lawn Area (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Midtown Terrace Playground Picnic Area Availability 94131 Yes Yes; Between Play Area and Basketball Court with 1 8ft Table (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Minnie and Lovie Ward Recreation Center Picnic Area Availability 94112 Yes Yes; Picnic Area Near Play Area with 2 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Miraloma Playground Picnic Area N/A 94127 Yes Not Available Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Mission Playground Picnic Area N/A 94110 Yes No; First Come, First Serve Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Moscone Rec Center Picnic Area Availability 94123 Yes Yes; 1 8ft Table by Ball Diamond (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Mountain Lake Park Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes Yes; Multiple Sites (See Pictures for Details) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Yes; Beer and Wine Only; No Glass/No Liquor
Palega Recreation Center Picnic Area Availability 94132 Yes Yes; 2 Areas - NW Side with 2 6ft Tables; NE with 2 6ft Tables and 4 4ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Parkside Square Picnic Area Availability 94132 Yes Yes; 3 4ft Wide Round Tables; 2 3ft Wide Round Tables; (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Parque Ninos Unidos Picnic Area Availability 94110 Yes Yes; 1 8ft Table by Clubhouse (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley Picnic Area N/A 94102 No Not Available; First Come, First Serve Tables Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Peixotto Playground Picnic Area Availability 94114 No Yes; Grass Area (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Pine Lake Picnic Area Availability 94132 Yes; Multiple Areas; See Map and Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Not Allowed
Potrero del Sol Playground Picnic Area Availability 94110 Yes Yes; Multiple Areas - See Map and Picture Captions for Details (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Potrero Hill Recreation Center Picnic Area Availability 94107 Yes Yes; Multiple Sites - See Picture Captions (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Yes Not Allowed
Precita Park Picnic Area Availability 94110 No Yes; Play Area with 4 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Presidio Heights Playground Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes Yes; 2 Areas with 1 8ft Table and 1 4ft Tables each (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Raymond Kimbell Playground Picnic Area Availability 94115 Yes Yes; Play Area with 5 Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Richmond Playground Picnic Area N/A 94121 Yes No - First Come, First Serve Tables Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Rochambeau Playground Picnic Area Availability 94121 Yes Yes; Picnic Area with 3 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Rolph Playground Picnic Area N/A 94110 Yes No; First Come, First Serve Tables Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Rossi Playground Picnic Area Availability 94118 Yes Yes; 1 4ft Wide Round Tables and 1 8ft Table; Additional Picnic Area in Annex (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
South Park Picnic Area Availability 94102 No Yes; Multiple Area; See Picture Captions For Details (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
South Sunset Playground Picnic Area N/A 94116 Yes First Come, First Serve - 2 4ft Wide Round Tables with 3 Chairs Each Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
St. Mary’s Recreation Center Picnic Area Availability 94110 Yes Yes; Upper Level Picnic Area with 3 5ft Wide Round Tables; Play Area Picnic Area with 3 4ft Wide Round Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
State Street Playground Picnic Area N/A 94114 No Not Available Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Sue Bierman/Embarcadero Plaza Picnic Area N/A 94111 No Yes; Grass Area - Special Event Permit Only Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Sunnyside Playground Picnic Area Availability 94127 Yes Yes; Multiple Picnic Areas - Please See Map and Picture Caption for Details (Reservable from 9am-6pm) Not Allowed Yes Not Allowed
Sunset Recreation Center Picnic Area Availability 94122 Yes Yes; 3 4 ft Round tables with 3 chairs each (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Upper Noe Recreation Center Picnic Area Availability 94131 Yes Yes; 2 4ft Wide Round Tables near Basketball Court (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Victoria Manalo Draves Park Picnic Area Availability 94103 Yes Yes; Picnic Area with 5 8ft Table Cluster; Picnic Area Near Athletic Field with 4 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
Visitacion Valley Playground Picnic Area N/A 94134 Yes No Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Walter Haas Playground Picnic Area Availability 94131 No Yes; Play Area with 3 5ft Wide Round Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Yes-Additional Permit Required Not Allowed Not Allowed
West Portal Playground Picnic Area Availability 94127 Yes Yes; Picnic Area with 5 Tables; 2 8ft Tables and 3 6ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
West Sunset Playground Picnic Area Availability 94116 Yes Yes; 2 8ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Woh Hei Yuen Playground Picnic Area N/A 94133 No Not Available Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed
Youngblood Coleman Playground Picnic Area Availability 94124 Yes Yes; Picnic Area at Play Area with 2 6ft Tables (Reservable from 9am-1pm or 2pm-6pm) Not Allowed Not Allowed Not Allowed