Picnic Locations in New York

Spring is finally in the air! The weather is starting to warm up and it’s time to get back outside. One of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors is a picnic with family or friends. Luckily, there are many places in our region that are perfect for a picnic. Here are some of our favorite locations!

Clift Park, Skaneateles, NY: 

Just a short drive from Syracuse, Clift Park offers a great view of the beautiful Skaneateles Lake. Once you’re done eating you can walk out onto the pier that stretches into the lake. The park also offers a public beach open during the summer.

John Boyd Thacher State Park, Voorheesville, NY: 

When you picnic at Thacher Park you have the choice of a panoramic view of mountains and trees or sitting next to a waterfall. No matter what you choose, the location offers the perfect scenery for adventurous picnickers. Plus, dogs are always welcome!

Overlook Park, South Burlington, VT: 

Overlook Park is known for its scenic views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains. The 1.7-acre park is picturesque for picnics, watching the sunset, or taking a walk on the recreational path.

Elm Park, Worcester, MA:

Elm Park in Worcester offers a ton of family fun! Featuring a great playground, walking trails, bridges, water features, and of course picnic areas. The park also hosts nature programs for kids, and concerts on certain evenings.

Kirby Park, Wilkes-Barre, PA:

In 1921, Fred Morgan Kirby donated over 70 acres of riverfront land and hired the Olmstead Brothers firm, the preeminent landscape architects, to design a people’s park. Today the park still serves as favorite picnic spot in Pennsylvania.

Veterans Memorial Park, Southington, CT:

Veterans Memorial is a beautiful park located in Southington. The park offers wonderful picnic areas as well as a variety of facilities to take advantage of after eating. Check it out if you’re looking for a day of fun in the sun!

With the weather warming up we are excited to start getting back outside. Our region offers up a ton of beautiful parks for picnics and outdoor fun. Check out these favorites or do some exploring of your own! Be sure to stop by your local Price Chopper/Market or shop with us online for all your picnic needs!

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