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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toro park banner of young family during a picnic

Family Picnic Sites

Toro Park has over 200 individual picnic sites free for general public use. Each picnic site contains a table and grill, and is conveniently located near restrooms and lawn activity areas. These areas are on a “first come, first serve” basis.

Group Picnic Areas
Toro Park has six large group picnic areas that can accommodate groups ranging from 50 to 500 people. Toro Park also has five miniature areas that can accommodate groups ranging from 1-50 people. . All areas are ADA accessible.  All large and miniature areas are equipped with a barbeque pit, and picnic tables. Selected Large sites are equipped with water and electricity. The areas with electricity can accommodate a bounce house, however generators are prohibited.

Large Group Picnic Areas with Electricity and Water:

  • Quail Meadows
  • Buckeye
  • Badger Flats
  • Sycamore
  • Oak Grove
  • Creekside

Miniature Picnic Areas with No Electricity or Water:

  • Shade Tree
  • Grey Fox
  • Black Sage
  • Deer Run
  • Long Branch


(Click to view larger map)Toro Picnic Map