Park Picnic Areas

Park Picnic Area Rentals

The District reserves picnic areas for Blackstone, Kalithea, Lake Forest, Promontory, and Valley View Sports Parks daily (Monday-Sunday), 10am-6pm.  All Park Picnic Reservations are made online.  The District reserves park picnic areas up to twelve (12) months in advance.  We recommend that you claim your reserved picnic site by 10am on the date of your event. 

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Park Rules and Conditions for park rentals can be found here. Cancellations for park reservations must be received no later than 5 business days prior to the reservation date.

Picnic Area 2024 Fee
Blackstone Village Park $240
Kalithea Park $95
Lake Forest Park $95
Promontory Park $300
Valley View Sports Park $95

Is there another park not listed above that you are interested in reserving? Please complete a Park Use Request Form and submit it to the Resident Services office at residentservices@edhcsd.org. If you are interested in renting a soccer or baseball field, please contact our Sports Program Supervisor, Michael MacPherson, at (916) 614-3227.

Blackstone Village Park
No bounce houses, food trucks, or amplified sound allowed at this park.
1881 Blackstone Parkway, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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Blackstone Village Park features a covered picnic area with 6 picnic tables, charcoal BBQs, children's play structure with a zipline, accessible walking trails, and restrooms. The park is open from sunrise to sunset. We take reservations for the covered park picnic area. It is recommended that you claim your reserved picnic site by 10am on the date of your event.

Blackstone Village Park
Picnic Area Rental Fee
Daily, 10am-6pm
$240

Kalithea Park
No bounce houses or amplified sound allowed at this park.
4980 Gilette Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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Kalithea Park features a covered picnic area with 3 picnic tables, charcoal BBQs, children's play structure, walking trails, and restrooms. The park is open from sunrise to sunset. We take reservations for the covered park picnic area. It is recommended that you claim your reserved picnic site by 10am on the date of your event.

Kalithea Park
Picnic Area Rental Fee
Daily, 10am-6pm
$95

Lake Forest Park
No amplified sound or food trucks allowed at this park.
1821 Francisco Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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Lake Forest Park features a covered picnic area, 6 picnic tables, 4 charcoal BBQs, children's play structure, exercise circuit, sand volleyball court, tennis courts, bocce ball, walking trails, and restrooms. The park is open from sunrise to sunset. We take reservations for the covered park picnic area. It is recommended that you claim your reserved picnic site by 10am on the date of your event.

Lake Forest Park
Picnic Area Rental Fee
Daily, 10am-6pm
$95

Promontory Community Park
No alcohol, bounce houses, or amplified sound allowed at this park.
2700 Alexandra Drive, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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Promontory Community Park offers a wide range of features including two covered children's playgrounds, sports fields, lighted tennis courts, bocce ball, horse shoe pit and covered picnic area with a large BBQ, restrooms, and a very popular water spray ground. The water spray ground is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend from 10am-8pm. The park is open from sunrise to sunset. We take reservations for the covered picnic area with 10 picnic tables and 3 charcoal BBQs. It is recommended that you claim your reserved picnic site by 10am on the date of your event.
The spray grounds at Promontory Community Park are not included in your picnic rental. The rental is for the covered picnic shelter area only.  We do not guarantee that the spray grounds will be up and running during your event. In the event the spray grounds are off during your event, please be aware that your picnic area rental fees will not be refunded.

Promontory Park
Picnic Area Rental Fee
Daily, 10am-6pm
$300

Valley View Sports Park
No alcohol, bounce houses, or amplified sound allowed at this park.
1664 Blackstone Parkway, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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Valley View Sports Park features a covered picnic area with 4 picnic tables, children's play structures, large turf area, walking paths, and restrooms. The park is open from sunrise to sunset. We take reservations for the covered park picnic area. It is recommended that you claim your reserved picnic site by 10am on the date of your event.

Valley View Sports Park
Picnic Area Rental Fee
Daily, 10am-6pm
$95


Food Trucks
& Food Vendors at District Facility Rentals/Park Picnic Area Rentals
Please click here for more information about having a food truck or food vendor at your rental.


CURRENT RENTAL AREAS CLOSED

Peter Bertelsen Memorial Park
Unfortunately as of 5/6/2021 this park is not available for rental for the foreseeable future.
No amplified sound allowed at this park.
831 Redwood Lane, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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Bertelsen Park is one of our largest and oldest village parks. The park is named in honor of Lieutenant Peter L. Bertelsen, of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department, who lost his life in the line of duty on September 16, 1965.  The park is open from sunrise to sunset. 

Heritage Park
No bounce houses, food trucks, or amplified sound allowed at this park.
4016 Palmdale Dr, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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Heritage Park features 2 covered picnic areas, children's inclusive play structure, tennis courts, pickleball courts, bocce courts, and restrooms. The park is open from sunrise to sunset. We take individual reservations for our 2 covered park picnic areas. The larger covered park picnic area by the playground and the bocce courts has 4 picnic tables, and the smaller covered park picnic area by the pickleball courts has 2 picnic tables. It is recommended that you claim your reserved picnic site by 10am on the date of your event. Please note that reserving one covered park picnic area does NOT reserve both. All park parking must be inside the parking lot at Heritage Park, not along any private HOA streets.

Did You Know?
Bass Lake was formerly known as American Reservoir and was an important part of the Gold Rush era flume/ditch systems in El Dorado County.