Recreation

Picnicking

Great Parks offers many picnic areas featuring shelters, picnic tables and grills, restrooms and a whole range of amenities that can include ballfields, playgrounds and horseshoe pits for park visitors to enjoy.

Many of these picnic areas are free and available for all to use on a first-come-first-served basis. These areas are generally found alongside primary park roads and will typically accommodate small groups of 20 people or less. These picnic areas can be found on the maps on each Park page.

Picnicking Features

Reservable Picnic Areas

Great Parks offers 55 open-sided picnic shelters and 2 non-sheltered picnic areas that can be reserved up to a year in advance.  

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Picnic Catering

Great Parks Catering grills delicious picnic meals at any of the reservable picnic shelters and lodges at Winton Woods, Sharon Woods and Miami Whitewater Forest.

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