Picnic ReservationsReservations for Fort Dupont Park may be made online at www.recreation.gov or by phone at 1-877-444-6777 (10:00 am - 10:00 pm ET).
The three picnic areas at Fort Dupont that can be reserved are: Picnic area A at Randle Circle, Picnic area B at Randle Circle, and the Historic Earthwork (Lanham Estates) picnic area on Alabama Avenue.
Each of the three areas can be reserved from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The cost for each time period is $65. If you are interested in using the picnic area for the full day, the cost is $130 and you must reserve both the morning and afternoon time period.
The facilities at Randle Circle A have enough space to accommodate 75 people, Randle Circle B can accommodate 50 people. These areas have picnic tables and grills, there are restrooms and a playground nearby. There is no electricity at these locations.
At the Historic Earthwork (Lanham Estates) there is a small shelter, picnic tables, a grill, playground and restrooms. This location can accommodate up to 75 and has no electricity.
Please read the Picnic Regulations before booking.