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Picnicking at Tyler State Park

All picnic areas have picnic tables, restrooms, and drinking water; and are surrounded by mowed, grassy areas for sunbathing and relaxing.

Please remember:

  • Picnic areas are open from sunrise to sunset, on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Park only in designated areas
  • Because uncontrolled pets may chase wildlife or frighten visitors, pets must be physically controlled and attended at all times and on a leash, caged, or crated -- electronic fences and leashes are prohibited
  • Please clean-up dog waste

Boardwalk Picnic Area: first-come, first-served

This area has easy access to a variety of hiking trails that connect the picnic areas and is especially popular with families with young children.

  • Children’s playground
  • Adjacent to soccer field
  • Abundant parking

Boat House Picnic Area: first-come, first-served

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

This centrally located area is the best place to access the west side of the park and all of its biking and equestrian trails.

  • Picnic pavilion and two shelters
  • Play field
  • Adjacent to boat rental (open summer season)
  • Hooded fire ring warming area

Maze Picnic Area: Maze Picnic Area: first-come, first-served

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

This area has easy access to a variety of hiking trails that connect the picnic areas.

  • Large play field

Mill Dam Picnic Area: first-come, first-served

This area is adjacent to a beautiful, shaded trail which overlooks Neshaminy Creek.

  • Grass fields

Upper Plantation Picnic Area: reservable

  • Starting point for disc golf
  • Pavilion
  • Shaded picnic area

Reservable Picnic Groves

Call toll-free 888-PA-PARKS for information, pricing, and reservations, or make a reservation online.

Hickory Nut Picnic Grove: reservable

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

This is a great area for large family events and picnics.

  • Sand volleyball court
  • Children’s play area
  • Hiking and biking trails

Lower Plantation Picnic Grove: reservable

This easy to find area is often used by people who stop in for a quick relaxing lunch and is ideal for smaller groups.

  • Ball field
  • Hiking and biking trails