Looking for a beautiful spot to host a gathering? Picnic shelters in Howard Amon, Leslie Groves, Wye, Columbia Point Marina, Badger Mountain and Jefferson parks are available to rent for birthday parties, company picnics, family get-togethers, etc. Don’t take a chance; reserve the shelter of your choice.
Please call (509) 942-7529 to check shelter availability, or you can also click here to check for shelter availability prior to coming in to make a reservation. . Reservations are made on a first-come, first-serve basis with payment and signature requirement. For this reason, telephone reservations are not accepted.
Park Shelter Rates
The following are the 2020 shelter rates per hour (with a four-hour minimum):
Reservations with fewer than 50 people:
Resident: $13.00 per hour
Non-Resident: $19.75 per hour
Commercial: $23.75 per hour
Non-Profit: $7.75 per hour
Reservations with 50 or more people:
Resident: $19.50 per hour
Non-Resident: $29.50 per hour
Commercial: $35.50 per hour
Non-Profit: $11.25 per hour
What is a Special Event?
The City of Richland considers a special event to be any of the following:
Any organized assemblage of 200 or more persons at any public park which is to gather for a common purpose under the direction and control of a responsible person or agency; or
Any organized formation, parade, procession or assembly consisting of persons, animals, vehicles or any combination thereof, traveling in unison and with a common purpose upon any street, highway, alley, sidewalk or public way which does not comply with noral and usual traffic regulations or controls; or
Any other organized activity or set of activities conducted by an individual, group or entity for a common or collective use or benefit and which involves the use of public facilities and the possible or necessary provision of city services ancillary thereto.
The City reserves the right to limit or restrict event reservations in the parks based on appropriate size for the facility, availability of parking, noise restrictions and conflict with adopted park use regulations or adjoining activities.
View the Outdoor Rental Policy.
Parks and Recreation Department
500 Amon Park Drive
Richland, WA 99352-8597
Phone: (509) 942-7529
Reservations must be made in person:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.