Presidio Trust Picnic Place

Presidio of San Francisco, Near San Francisco, California

Presidio Trust Picnic Place does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Small Gathering Picnicking Welcome to Picnic Place! Here you can enjoy an outdoor meal with your friends and family at our reservable community picnic tables and barbeque grills. Bring your own food grill or buy prepared meals at one of the rotating cast of mobile food vendors . Fire-up the grill, laugh, tell stories, and share in your favorite food traditions, circled by amazing views. The tables range in length from 16 to 23 feet, are wheelchair accessible, and are shaded by torrey pines. In the evening, bistro lights brighten the scene. Picnic Place is part of the Presidio Tunnel Tops , a new attraction within the Presidio of San Francisco. The Presidio Tunnel Tops are built on top of the Presidio Parkway tunnels, with amazing Golden Gate views you can't find anywhere else in San Francisco. This new destination connects the historic center of the Presidio to the park's Crissy Field waterfront. You may use the designated portions of the Picnic Place solely for picnicing, small outdoor gatherings, or causual meals and associated recreational enjoyment of the Picnic Place and for no other purpose whatsoever. The Picnic Place is not offered by the Presidio Trust for any residential purposes whatsoever and may not be claimed as a residence. In addition, you agree (on behalf of yourself and those in your group) to assume the risk of any harm or damage that may befall you or any member of your group while in the Picnic Place. You have read and agree to the provisions for Express Prohibitions, No Temporary Residence, Assumption of Risk, Indemnity, and Waiver in the Terms and Conditions. Your reservation ('Permit') is only for the designated picnic table(s) and grills ('Picnic Site') identified in your Permit and only during the times specified in your Permit. The named individual ('Permittee') responsible for your group must be present at the Picnic Site and must possess a hard or digital copy of the confirmation email from for the entire duration of the reservation. You are prohibited from: the use of weapons or controlled substances (other than prescription drugs); smoking/vaping; gambling in any form, or the operation of gambling devices; the use or possession of fireworks or explosives; generators; feeding of animals; balloons, confetti, and the like; jump houses and inflatable play equipment; third party vendors; exchange of money for goods or services; tents, including popup tents. Alcohol containers capable of containing more than 64 ounces of alcohol are prohibited. Permittee shall not bring hazardous materials to the Picnic Site or burn any fuel other than reasonable and appropriate amounts of charcoal for cooking on the grill in your Picnic Site. You must comply with all applicable laws and restrictions at Tunnel Tops and the Presidio of San Francisco. The Presidio Trust reserves the right to revoke this Permit for any reason and may close or limit access to Picnic Place at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, safety, weather, or air quality conditions. Emergency contact information: Contact the U.S. Park Police Presidio Dispatch at (415) 561-5656 for emergency assistance or (415) 561-5505 for non-emergency assistance. Do not call 911 using a cell phone, as the call will be routed to Vallejo Highway Patrol dispatch who are unfamiliar with the Presidio. All fees are due at the time the reservation is made. Standard modification and cancellation policies apply. If Permittee fails to arrive at the Picnic Site within the first hour of the permitted time, the Permit will be revoked and the Picnic Site will be released to the public on a first-come basis. No refunds will be given for late or no-shows. Picnic Place is located behind building 201 in the Presidio on the new Presidio Tunnel Tops site. There are several parking lots in the Main Post area of the Presidio within a short walking distance of picnic place. For driving directions, use the address 210 Lincoln Blvd San Francisco, Ca 94129 to get to parking areas within a five-minute walk of Picnic Place. Picnic Place is easily accessible via public transit. If you are coming via the free Presidio Shuttle , exit the shuttle at the Presidio Transit Center . For other public transit options to reach the Presidio Tunnel Tops site, visit our transportation page .

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