Picnic Grove 24

A covered picnic table in a grassy field surrounded by trees.
Picnic Grove 24

NPS / Claire Hassler

Quick Facts
Rock Creek Tennis Center
Picnic Area

Accessible Sites, Cellular Signal, Fire Pit, Grill, Information Kiosk/Bulletin Board, Parking - Auto, Picnic Shelter/Pavilion, Picnic Table, Playground, Recycling, Toilet - Flush, Trash/Litter Receptacles, Wheelchair Accessible

Location Description

Picnic Grove 24 is located across from the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center. The area is open and flat and has a picnic pavilion, a playground and restroom facilities. The picnic grove shares a parking lot with the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center.


Yes- Public restrooms are located in this picnic area.


Yes- This picnic area shares a large parking lot with the Rock Creek Tennis Center and Carter Barron Amphitheatre.

Reservations and Permits

This site is reservable in advance from April through November and available on a first-come, first-served basis from December through March.

To make a reservation, please go to the website and search for "Rock Creek Group Picnic Areas." You can also make reservations by phone at 1-877-444-6777 (10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET).

Reservations are by the half day. A half day is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (or dark whichever comes first).

Contact United States Park Police to assist with Picnic Grove issues or if you think someone is occupying your reserved space- 1 (202) 610-7505.

Maximum Capacity

75 people

Rock Creek Park

Last updated: March 19, 2024