Picnic in Niagara Parks

There are many locations along the 56-kilometre Niagara Parkway to stop and enjoy a picnic during your visit. To respect the natural areas in Niagara Parks, please consider choosing one of the designated areas illustrated below. Parking and picnic tables are available at most locations. For larger groups, covered pavilions are available to rent.

If you are planning on bringing a shade structure to Niagara Parks, please review our guidelines to ensure the safety and enjoyment for all visitors.

Recommended Picnic Spots

Use the interactive map below to find public picnic spots along the Niagara Parkway. Click the “More Details” button for directions to each location.

Picnic Pavilion Permits

A number of picnic areas in Niagara Parks include covered pavilions for public use. Pavilions may be reserved by phone for a nominal fee from April to October between 10 a.m. and dusk.

McFarland Park Picnic Pavilion