There are several picnic areas in the park: In the museum parking lot (turn left at the entrance station), picnic tables are placed in the center median of the parking lot. This area is great for a quick picnic.
A short walk above the ranch parking lot, (turn right at the entrance station), there is a picnic area with several grouped tables, barbeque stands, and potable water. These picnic areas are sheltered by large shady oak trees, overlooking Beauty Ranch. Picnic Site 1, Picnic Site 2, and the Picnic Terrace can be reserved. If the sites are not reserved in advance they are available for all visitors.
Fees and capacities for the picnic sites are:
Site 1 $75 per day Capacity 50 (Overlooking the vineyard and stallion barn)
Site 2 $60 per day Capacity 40 (Adjacent to path from parking lot to Beauty Ranch)
Terrace $150 per day Capacity 50 (Next to the cottage garden. No water or BBQ)
To learn more and to see more venues in the Park, click here.
For reservations, call 707-938-5216.