Planning a special event for your family or organization? Picnic areas in the Clayton Community Park and The Grove Park downtown are clean, safe, and have many amenities to make your event a success. Not to mention the beautiful vistas they offer of Mt. Diablo and the surrounding hills. These picnic areas are available to the public on a first come, first serve basis, unless a party wishes to rent an area in advance to secure a date and time.
We have picnic areas of various sizes and seating up to 178 guests. Picnic areas are available for rent year-round. Enjoy shaded tables with BBQs, restrooms, and parking close by. Our beautiful parks have various features such as tot lots, open grassy areas, ball fields, and even a water feature play area in The Grove Park. The Clayton Community Park offers access to walking and bike trails in the adjacent hills, and is not far from the entry point of the renowned Mt. Diablo State park and its many trails.
To facilitate the City of Clayton’s priority system for picnic facility use and access, specific booking windows have been established for community groups and organizations that desire to rent City picnic facilities. Reservations are taken on a first come, first serve basis. Discounted rental rates are available for Clayton residents.