Monterey County Parks Dept.
General Correspondence
1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
831.755.4899 (Reservations)
831.755.4895 (Business) 
888.588.2267 (Toll Free)
831.757.9516 (Fax)

Laguna Seca:
831.242.8200 (Reservations)

Lake San Antonio & Lake Nacimiento:
805.237.4924 (Reservations)


Picnic Areas

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Family Picnic Sites
Reservations are not necessary for family picnic sites, located adjacent to the Jacks Peak and East parking lots. All picnic sites have a table and grills are provided for the East Picnic Area.


Monterey Pines Group Areas

Maximum Capacity: 50 people

Monterey Pines is a perfect outdoor location for small gatherings; available by reservation only. It is shaded by surrounding trees. Inflatables are allowed by permit only, with the use of a whisper generator. Alcohol is allowed by permit only.

This site does not have electrical outlets.

The site rental includes:

  • Wooden picnic tables
  • Garbage receptacles
  • May bring propane BBQ pit

Nearby public amenities include:

  • Restroom facility

 The Park entrance fee is not included in the rental price and is charged when entering the park.


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