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  • Picnic Areas in the Arroyo Seco

    What picnic facilities are available in the Arroyo Seco?

    Picnic facilities are located throughout the Arroyo Seco. Group picnic facilities are located in Hahamongna Watershed Park and Brookside Parks, with reservation information available from the Human Services and Recreation Park Reservation Desk, or by calling (626) 744-7195.

    Where are group picnic areas located?

    Within the Arroyo Seco Natural Park, group picnic areas are located in Brookside Park and Hahamongna Watershed Park.

    Brookside Park is south of the Rose Bowl Stadium. The main entrance to Brookside Park is off Arroyo Blvd. Google Maps directions to Brookside Park main entrance.

    Hahamongna Watershed Park is located at the base of Arroyo Seco Canyon, north of Devil's Gate Dam. The main entrance Hahamongna Watershed Park is located off Oak Grove Dr. Google Maps directions to Hahamongna Watershed Park main entrance.

    When are picnic areas available for use?

    Picnic areas are available during Arroyo Seco Natural Park hours daily from sunrise to sunset. For more information on reserving a group picnic area, please see below.

    How can I reserve a group picnic area?

    Information on facility reservations is available through the City of Pasadena’s Human Services and Recreation Department.

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  • Directions to Arroyo Seco Natural Park

    Located on the western side of Pasadena near CA-134 & I-210 freeways, many roads lead to the Arroyo Seco Natural Park. Three main entrances provide automobile access to the park and numerous trails along the eastern and western edges of the park provide additional access from neighborhoods and surrounding communities.

    Directions to Arroyo Seco Natural Park provided by GoogleMaps