Monterey County Parks Dept.
1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
888.588.2267 (Toll Free)
Lake San Antonio & Lake Nacimiento:
Family Picnic Sites
Royal Oaks has individual picnic sites free for general public use. Each picnic site has a table and grill, and is conveniently located near restrooms and lawn activity areas.
Mini Picnic Areas
For smaller gatherings, Royal Oaks has 2 mini-group areas that may be reserved. Both accommodate up to 48 people. There is no water or electricity but restrooms and parking are nearby. Alcohol, generators, bounce houses, nacho or cotton candy machines are not permitted in the areas.
Group Picnic Areas
Royal Oaks Park has four group picnic areas that can accommodate groups ranging from 50 to 280 people. A barbecue pit, tables, water and electricity are provided. Each area can accommodate a bounce house, however generators are prohibited. Consumption of alcohol is only permitted in the Live Oak picnic area with the appropriate alcohol permit and liability insurance. The Live Oak group area is also available for weddings.
There is now a permit fee for bounce houses, please see the fee schedule below.
Because of electrical limitation, either plugged in music or a bounce house is allowed,not both.