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Picnic / BBQ

BRING YOUR PICNIC TO THE PARK, BUT REMEMBER TO CLEAN UP AFTER!

HOW TO DISPOSE OF CHARCOAL
1. Deposit coals in Hot Coal Bins, or
2. Extinguish coals with water and wrap coals in foil. Put wrapped coals in
    a dumpster, or leave them in or next to a trash can


 

We welcome barbecuing and picnicking at the Park, but please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Barbecuing is only permitted in designated areas
  • Open fires, ground fires, and propane use are prohibited
  • Tents and canopies are not permitted
  • No fire shall be within ten feet of any building, tree, or underbrush or beneath the branches of any tree 
  • Fires must be contained in grills that are raised at least two feet above the ground
  • Do not use trash barrels or picnic tables as grill stands
  • Please do not move picnic tables
  • Groups of more than 20 people require a permit. Applications must be received at least 30 days in advance of your event. Please call (718) 965-8944 for permit information or click on the Permits page
  • See the Park map for designated picnic and barbecue areas. Do not picnic on paths, in parking lots, on ballfields, directly under trees or shelters, in playgrounds or in Park facilities 
  • The Park Drive is closed to vehicles at all times except certain weekday rush hours. Vehicles may be unloaded at the Litchfield Villa parking lot.

Read more about our Tree Care and Litter Campaign

We're the barbecue of record! Check out this great slideshow of barbecues in the Park from the New York Times.

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Permits: (718) 965-8944



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