There are eight (8) reservable sites at Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline. Beer and wine are allowed without an additional permit.

West Side picnic sites: Off Doolittle Drive

Blue Heron (150 person capacity)

This site is approximately 75 yards away from the parking lot and 50 yards from flush toilets. There two (2) ADA picnic tables available. This site is good for launching kayaks.

Pelican (150 person capacity)

This site is nearest to the Shoreline Center. The parking lot is nearby. Flush toilets are next to the site. Inflatable play equipment is allowed with an additional permit. There are four (4) ADA picnic tables available.

Rail (150 person capacity)

There is a paved path to the site and is the best access for wheelchair use. Parking is nearby and close to the boat launch area. Inflatable play equipment is allowed with an additional permit. There are flush toilets near the site.

East Side picnic sites: Off Swan Way

Bufflehead (35 person capacity)

This site is not wheelchair accessible. Parking and flush toilets are approximately 100 yards away

Egret (50 person capacity)

Parking and flush toilets are approximately 200 yards away

Kingfisher (35 person capacity)

It is a short walk in to the site but the path is not paved. Parking and flush toilets are approximately 50 yards away.

Plover (50 person capacity)

It is a short walk in to the site but the path is not paved. Parking and flush toilets are approximately 50 yards away.

Tern (150 person capacity)
Parking is adjacent to site. Site is near the whale sculpture and sand play area. Flush toilets are nearby.

Visit the Picnic’s Frequently Asked Questions for information on fees, rules, making a reservation, and other important information when making a picnic reservation.


West Side picnic sites: Off Doolittle Drive

Blue Heron (150 person capacity)

Pelican (150 person capacity)


Rail (150 person capacity)


East Side picnic sites: Off Swan Way

Bufflehead (35 person capacity)


Egret (50 person capacity)


Kingfisher (35 person capacity)


Plover (50 person capacity)


Tern (150 person capacity)


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