Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum

Picnicing and Camping

Picnic Areas

San Lorenzo Park has over 29 family picnic sites throughout the park available on a first come, first serve basis. Each one has one or two picnic tables and a small barbeque grill. San Lorenzo Park also has two large group picnic areas and 5 mini-group areas available for the public to rent for the day. It’s the perfect setting for any type of large gathering from company picnics to wedding receptions. 

Camping

San Lorenzo Park offers a shaded campground with tent camping, RV hook-ups and pull-through sites. A total of 83 hook-up sites are available including 45 pull-through sites with access to water and electric hook-ups, 25 pull-through sites with sewer, water and electric hook-ups, 10 tent camping sites with water availability and 13 back-in sites with hook-ups for water and electricity. Amenities for campers include laundry facilities, a putting green, two group buildings (available for rent), an internet access kiosk, restroom and shower facilities.

Buildings

DeAnza

Available at no charge for camper groups staying 2 nights or more with 15 reserved sites.  Accommodates up to 400 people outdoors and 90 people indoors.  Has full kitchen, large outside barbeque and horseshoe pits.

Portola Building

Exclusively for camper groups that stay 2 nights or more with 10 RVs.  Accommodates up to 44 people.  Has full kitchen and outside barbeque.

Depot Meeting Room

Good for small group meetings. Accommodates up to 44 people.  Small kitchen area with restroom inside.

Irrigation Museum

For meetings only.  Accommodates up to 30 people. Restroom inside.

For Reservations

Individual Campsites: 1-888-588-CAMP/(831) 755-4899
Picnic Area/Group Buildings/Group Camping: (831) 755-4895

Hours

Monday
CLOSED
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
11:00 - 16:00
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00

Donate

Your donation will help us continue to inspire and engage current and future generations of agriculture and rural life history enthusiasts. Without the Agricultural and Rural Life Museum, our community would be bereft of the inspiration and sustenance provided by the historical context of our exhibitions. No matter the size of your budget, your gift will make a difference! Gifts of all sizes tremendously appreciated.

Thank you for your contribution!