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Reservable Picnic Areas in Phoenix Parks

Ramada 13 Papago Park

Caption: Ramada 13 in Papago Park a beautiful lakeside location, is first come-first served
 

Piestewa Peak Ramada's

Caption: Picnic Ramadas in Phoenix Mountains Park at the base of Piestewa Peak

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Picnic Areas in the Preserves
(scroll down for a list of City park ramadas available for reservation- 
otherwise they are first come first served)

Papago Park
625 North Galvin Parkway
Questions: (602) 495-5458
Park Hours of Operation:
Papago Park East Side of Galvin Parkway
6 a.m. - 7 p.m.

West Park Trails/Trail Head
(West Side of Galvin Parkway)
Sunrise to Sunset or 7 p.m.
(Whichever comes first)

Ramada Map

Reservable Ramadas

Ramada #2
4 Tables, Each 18' Long
3 Grills
Restrooms across Roadway
Available Parking: 24
Fee: $35*

Ramadas 9&10 Island
Stage with Grass Seating Area
2 Horseshoe pits
Available Parking: 42
Maximum Capacity: 250
NOTE: Large groups must use Zoo Parking Lot for additional spaces.
Fee: $60*

Ramada #16
4 Tables Each 21' Long
3 Grills
Restrooms at SE end of Lake WL
Available Parking: 20
Maximum Capacity: 80
Fee: $35*

First-Come, First-Serve Ramadas

Ramada #11(Lake #2)
2 Tables
1 Grill, 1 Fireplace
Available Parking: 20
Maximum Capacity: 16

Ramada #12 (Lake #I)
1 Table, 21' Long
1 Grill
Available Parking: 11
Maximum Capacity: 20

Ramada #13 (Lake #I)
1 Table, 21' Long
1 Grill
Available Parking: 42
Maximum Capacity: 20

Ramada #I4
2 Tables, Each 21' Long
2 Grills
Maximum Capacity: 40

South Mountain Park
10919 S. Central Ave.
(602) 495-5458
Park Hours of operation:
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Trails will remain open until 11 p.m.

Ramada Map

Reservable Ramadas

Big Ramada
Tables 8, Grills 7
Dance platform
Water faucet
Restrooms nearby
Available Parking 70
Maximum Capacity: 150
Fee: none

Little Ramada
Tables 4, Grills 4
Dance platform
Restrooms nearby
Available Parking 30
Maximum Capacity: 80
Fee: none

Activity Complex
This large-group area can accommodate up to 3,000 people and features:
65 - 14' long, 34" wide picnic tables
10 Grills
3 Circular concrete  platforms/dance floors
Electrical outlets are at or near all ramadas (operation is not guaranteed)l
2 Men/Women restroom buildings
A special user permit application, deposits and fees are required to reserve the Activity Complex. Please contact 602-262-7393 for more information on reserving the Activity Complex.

First-Come, First-Serve Ramadas

Las Lomitas
*Closed until further notice

Ramadas #1-9
Tables, grills
2 Restrooms
Available Parking: 85
Maximum Capacity: 30-60 each
Fee: None

Ramada #10
Tables, grills
Water fountain
Available Parking: 10
Maximum Capacity: 25-30
Fee: None

North Mountain Park

10600 N. 7th St.
Questions: (602) 495-5458
Park Hours of Operation:
5 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Ramada Map

Reservable Ramadas

Havasupai Ramada
Tables 8, Grills 10
Restrooms
Available Parking: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 150

Pima 1 & 2 Ramada
Tables 6, Grills 2
Restrooms nearby
Available Parking: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 50

Yavapai Ramada
Tables 12, Grills 6
Available Parking: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 100

First-Come, First-Serve Ramadas

Gila Ramada
Tables 2, Grill 1
Available Parking: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 10

Tewa Ramada
Tables 6
Grill 6
Available Parking: park at Pima
Maximum Capacity: 40

Maricopa Ramada
Tables 3, Grill 2
Available Parking: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 20

Quechan Ramada
Tables 2, Grill 1
Available Parking: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 20

Cocopah Ramada
Tables 7, Grill 7
Available Parking: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 70

Piute Ramada
Tables 10, Grill 1
Available Parking: limited
Maximum Capacity: 100

Ute Ramada
Tables 2, Grill 1
Available Parking: Yes
Tables 9, Grill 1
Available Parking: limited
Maximum Capacity: 90

Ak-chin Ramada
Tables 2, Grill 1
Available Parking: Yes
Maximum Capacity: 10

Kaibab Ramada
Maximum Capacity: 20

Pima 3 & 4 Ramadas
Tables 5, Grills 5
Available Parking: Yes
Restroom nearby at
Ranger office
Maximum Capacity: 50

Fee: None

Phoenix Mountains Park and Recreation Area (Piestewa Peak)

Ramada Map

Reservable Ramadas

None

First-Come, First-Serve Ramadas

All ramadas are free

Dreamy Draw

Ramada Map

Reservable Ramadas

None

First-Come, First-Serve Ramadas
All ramadas are free

City Park Reservable Parks (parks not listed are first come/first served)

Encanto Park Map

2605 North 15th Ave.
For reservations call:
(602) 261-8443

 

 

 

Features: There are two picnic areas that may be reserved at Encanto Park. They are located on Amphitheater Island and are called Amp Island 1 and Amp Island 2. They can be reserved separately, or together. Each side is comprised of six picnic tables and one grill. Reserved together, the two picnic areas can accommodate up to three hundred people. Currently, there is no charge for reserving Amphitheater Island. Reservations can be made up to six months in advance.  For more information and/or to make reservations, please call 602-261-8991 or 602-534-8211. Guidelines:  A Special Activity Request form may be required to be submitted for reservations. Amplified sound is permitted only in this location of the park with the purchase of a sound permit. The fee for a sound permit is $10.00. Inflatable bounce houses are permitted with the purchase of an inflatable permit. A permit must be purchased for each inflatable brought onto park property. The fee for each inflatable permit is $10.00. Beer is allowed only with the purchase of a beer permit. The fee for a beer permit is $28.00. There is no access to electricity in the park Beer is allowed only with the purchase of a Beer permits.

Margaret T. Hance Park

67 W. Culver
For reservations call:
(602) 262-4634 or (602) 261-8578

Features: This park, also located in central Phoenix, has two ramadas, each with a capacity of 75 people available for reservations seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Ramadas are not reservable on most holidays and when large special events are scheduled at the park. Inflatable moonwalks and on-site catering require prior approval from park manager by calling (602) 262-4634.
Fee:  None  
Guidelines:  The ramadas must be reserved two full working days prior to reservation.  Reserved ramadas must be claimed within 30 minutes of requested start time or they will lose their reservation and park staff will not be available to open gates, ramada and/or restrooms. Piñatas and water balloons are not allowed.  No amplified music is permitted in the ramada areas. Ramadas are lighted, fenced, gated and locked. When not reserved, the ramadas are available for walk-in use between Monday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  There is no driving or skating of any kind on park grounds.   Use of any type of tape is prohibited.  Reservations can be made no more than 6 months in advance. Beer is permitted with an alcohol permit.

Steele Indian School Park  
300 East Indian School Road
3rd Street and Indian School Road. (602) 262-6696 

For Reservations:  (602) 495-0935 or e-mail at brian.flanigan@phoenix.gov

LARGE RAMADA AREA:
• Rentals are allowed for a minimum of 1 up to all 7 Ramada’s. Each Ramada has four tables which seat approx. 8 per table, for a total capacity per ramada of 32.  Total Capacity of all seven ramadas is 224+. Each table is ADA compatible for wheel chairs.
• Group one includes Ramada’s, Verbena, Willow (shared grill and counter) & Saguaro (grill and counter) on the west side of the group Ramada’s.
• Group two on the north side of the area are Ramada’s Yucca and Agave with a shared grill and counter.
• Group three on the south are Ramada’s Cholla and Acacia with a shared grill and counter.  
• Four Ramada’s  have  grills , sinks, counter top/serving area and electrical outlets.

View reservation information flyer

• Rental fee is $25/hr per Ramada plus a refundable deposit. Minimum rental of two Ramadas is required.
• Rental party is responsible for cleaning and trash removal; failure to clean the Ramada will result in charge to deposit at $54 hourly maintenance rate.
• Ramada reservations accepted up to six months in advance.
• Reservation accepted at PRD Community Centers and division offices.
• All seven Ramada’s must be reserved to purchase a sound permit through PRD for live music or amplified sound.
• The large group Ramada available “by reservation only”.
• The large group Ramada was part of Steele Indian School Park’s master plan.  
• Private donations were raised by our community partner, Phoenix Community Alliance to build the large group Ramada.
• For Reservations please call or visit Division Offices.