Picnic Permits are issued for a private gathering at any of 60 metro or 11 mountain parks picnic sites.  Denver park picnic sites are ideal for family occasions, corporate picnics, or any other invitation-only function.

Site capacities vary from 25 to 150 people for picnic sites and shelters in the City; 25-300 people for the Denver Mountain Parks picnic sites and shelters; however, all groups over 25 people are required to have a permit or to reserve the site for the permit holder’s exclusive use. Insurance is required if the picnic is for more than 100 people.  City sites are $97 for sheltered sites and $51 for non-sheltered sites. For a picnic application and park locations select one of the links below.

Picnic Application | Picnic Sites: Urban Parks | Picnic Sites: Mountain Parks

Park Locations & Permit Fees

Information on picnic permits, fees, capacities and locations are on the Event Permits page.

Contact Us

For information about POFA:

Parks Permit Office
201 W. Colfax Ave
Room 1.G.1 (1st floor)
Denver, CO 80202

Office Hours: M-F 8am - 4pm
Phone: (720) 913-0700
Fax: (720) 913-0778