Picnic Area Online Rentals

Online Rental Requests


You may use our online picnic rental service to reserve your picnic area. Our picnic areas are very popular, so we recommend booking your picnic area as early as possible. 

Online picnic reservations for the 2018 calendar year will open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. You must be a City of San Mateo resident to reserve a picnic area.

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Other Rental Options


If you would prefer not to reserve your picnic area online, you can print out our picnic application and email the signed form or fax it to (650) 522-7421.

Please note that emailed or faxed reservations are not confirmed until you receive a response from the Parks and Recreation Department.

Also, you may submit your application in person, by visiting the Outdoor Reservations Office located at 2001 Pacific Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94403.

If you have additional questions, please contact the reservations office at (650) 522-7434.