Picnic Area

Families and friends sit at picnic tables among tall trees.

Picnic Area

This area features 70 picnic tables, grills, restroom facilities, and ample parking in the inviting shade of tall trees.

The Picnic Area is available to Longwood visitors only, on a first-come, first-served basis. It is outside the main part of the Gardens, and is accessible only by car or motorcoach via Longwood Road. To gain entry into the Gardens, guests must drive to the main parking lot and enter through the Visitor Center.

Please use the Picnic Area before or after your visit. Reentry to the Gardens is not permitted after leaving the Gardens and visiting the Picnic Area.

Please note that outside food and beverages are not permitted in other areas of the Gardens.

The Picnic Area is now closed for the season.

Picnic Area Hours

April 15–October 9, 2023

Wednesday–Monday
The Picnic Area is open during Gardens hours and available until Gardens close or dusk, whichever comes first

Tuesday
Closed