- All Middlesex County Parks and Open Spaces are open from sunrise to sunset with strict social distancing requirements. Pursuant to Executive Order 204, effective Monday, December 7, 2020 until further notice, the gathering limit for all outdoor activities is limited to 25 individuals. The Parks Administration Building is closed to the public until further notice. Park visitors are to practice social distancing and are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while enjoying our parks and open spaces.
***2021 PICNIC RESERVATIONS***
Due to Covid-19 concerns, picnic reservations for 2021 will not take place in person or by phone on January 4, 2021. Opening day of reservations is tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2021. Information regarding the 2021 reservations process will be on our website in mid-February. If you have any questions, please call our reservation office at 732-745-3900.
Many of our developed parks offer picnic facilities that may be reserved for picnics and special events. A reservation permit must be issued to reserve these areas for all organized group activities.
If you are looking to book a picnic in one of our Parks, please allow a minimum of two to four weeks when scheduling use of facilities. It may be useful to review the Frequently Asked Questions
for Picnics as well as the two worksheets below for more information about the picnic areas. Please call the reservation desk at (732) 745-3900 to reserve a picnic grove.
Click here to download the Picnic Key Rules and Regulations
Those wishing to book a special event or walk must first contact the reservation desk to establish park availability. You will then be asked to download a request form which is attached below. All permits must be paid for and signed by the individual in charge of the event, in person, at the Parks Administration Office.
If you plan on having a caterer, bounce house, or rented tents at your event, you must contact the Middlesex County Fire Marshal
to see if you are required to get a fire permit. Click here to download the Fire Marshal Permit Application.
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