To keep the public safe and in response to the Contra Costa Public Health Department’s published guidelines, Lafayette Recreation Area is closed to the public. Restrictions are subject to change as new guidelines are released. Please check back often for updates

Four picnic sites at Lafayette Reservoir can be reserved.

Small Picnic Site

Small

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: $200
  • Monday-Thursday $100 (weekday discount given at checkout)
  • One BBQ (3’ by 3’), drinking fountain with hose bib
  • NO VEHICLE ACCESS TO PICNIC SITE

Stage Picnic Site

Stage

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: $200
  • Monday-Thursday $100 (weekday discount given at checkout)
  • NO VEHICLE ACCESS TO PICNIC SITE

Large Picnic Site

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  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: $350
  • Monday-Thursday $175 (weekday discount given at checkout)
  • One BBQ (3’ by 3’), drinking fountain with hose bib
  • NO VEHICLE ACCESS TO PICNIC SITE

Upper Picnic Site

Upper Picnic Reserve at Lafayette Reservoir

  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays:$350
  • Monday-Thursday $175 (weekday discount given at checkout)
  • One BBQ (3’ by 3’), drinking fountain with hose bib
  • 2 reserved parking spaces; permits acquired at the Visitor Center.
  • A trailer counts as a vehicle and must be pre-approved by staff.

General Information

There are 125 additional picnic tables at the reservoir available first-come-first-served; no reservation required.

The small, stage, large, and upper picnic sites can be reserved online or in person at the Lafayette Visitor Center, 3849 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, 94549.

Please choose your preferred date. Weekday reservations will be discounted upon checkout, per rates above. Only one online reservation may be made at a time. To reserve more than one site, please complete another reservation.

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