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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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  • Khunamokwst Park picnic shelter

  • Luuwit View Park picnic shelter

  • McCoy Park covered picnic area

Click here for a PDF of all picnic information
- list of picnic sites, fees, and policies
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Many of Portland's parks have picnic tables available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. However, if you wish to guarantee a picnic site, you will need to make a reservation in advance - use our online permit requests system. All reserved picnic areas are for a full day. Parks not included on the picnic brochure may be reserved for picnics under a Special Use Permit. Check the picnic brochure for fees, policies, insurance, and complete reservation information.

Notice for picnics in Washington Park
The Washington Park Reservoir Improvement Project by the Portland Water Bureau may impact your visit to the park. Please take a look at the Water Bureau website for the most up to date information.


Picnic Worksheet and Application

Print this form to apply for a picnic permit in Portland's parks

Make a Picnic Reservation Online

Link to online reservation application