Best Picnic Spots in Bedford
Looking for some quiet time on a summer day, get your picnic basket ready and head out to one of these relaxing parks. All these parks have wonderful scenery, picnic areas and several amenities.
65 Greenwich Road
Operated and maintained by the Town of Bedford’s Recreation and Parks Department, the Village Memorial Park is a must on a sunny day. This beautiful and open park features amenities including picnic areas, tennis courts, baseball and softball fields, basketball courts, swimming pools, football and soccer fields and playgrounds. Great for the family, the Memorial Park offers benches, picnic pavilions and picnic tables perfect for an outdoor meal.
60 Haines Road
Greeted by its beautiful pond, the Bedford Hills Park is known for its recreational opportunities. Open daily from dawn to dusk this park provides a skating rink, playgrounds, courts and fields, swimming pools and picnic areas. Spend an afternoon picnicking and sitting beside the pond watching the beautiful swans swimming.
261 Amawalk Road (Route 35)
This 234-acre park offers woodlands, open grass meadows and gardens are open year round and free of charge. With all the beautiful scenery from the gardens and Chinese Pavilion, it is the ideal spot for picnicking, as well as a walk.
New York 128
Named after the Indian from whom this land was bought in 1696, Wampus Pond Park is a relaxing place perfect for picnicking. Not only does this park offer picnicking, its features ice skating, fishing and bird watching. For fishing lovers, Wampus Pond Park supplies rowboats that are available on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
199 Westchester Avenue
Great for bird watching, picnicking or photography, the Pound Ridge Park is one of the town’s landmarks. This park offers grills and tables perfect for a day with friends and family. Pack a big blanket, finger foods and pick a great spot on the open and well-maintained fields. This park also offers trails, ice skating, playgrounds, fields, and courts.