Group picnic areas are available at Rinconada, Mitchell, and Foothills Parks. For Rinconada and Mitchell Parks, group reservations may be made by Palo Alto residents, organizations, and companies up to six months in advance and must be made by the Thursday at 5:30pm of the weekend of use. Reservations for Foothills Park may only be made by Palo Alto residents up to a year in advance.
We are currently not accepting picnic reservations at this time. Please check back at a later date.
Reservations can be made at the Lucie Stern Community Center, Mitchell Park Community Center, and Cubberley Community Center. You can also email completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (650) 321-5612.
Picnic reservations are only required at Mitchell Park, Rinconada Park, and Foothills Park. All other parks in Palo Alto are first-come, first-served.
Reservation Forms and Downloads
- Group Picnic Application
- Mitchell Park Map
- Rinconada Park Map
- Picnic FAQ's
- Park Rules & Regulations