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Central Park
Central Park is one of the City’s most unique parks. Enjoy the Japanese Garden, ranked 14th in North America for public gardens, and mini Train, which has been a delight for children for generations. The park also offers a playground, tennis courts, baseball field, and horseshoes. There are 4 separate picnic areas to choose from. Explore This Park
  # of Picnic Tables # of BBQ Grills Fee Reservations
Area 1 10 1 Large $150 Online
Area 2 7 2 $75 Online
Area 3 6 1 $75 Online
Area 4 4 1 $50 Online
Drop-In Areas 14 2 FREE Drop-In Only

50 East 5th Ave.
San Mateo, CA
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Picnic Reservations
Questions about specific park availability can be answered by phone. Reservations can be made by fax, online or in person.

By Phone: (650) 522-7434

Online Picnic Reservation Form

  • Baseball Field
  • Children's Play Area
  • Horseshoes
  • Gazebo
  • Japanese Tea Garden
  • Mini Train
  • Restrooms
  • Rose Garden
  • Tennis Courts

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