Picnic Planner

What's your idea of the perfect picnic? Whether it's foie gras and Chardonnay at a secluded site or just a bucket of fast-food chicken at a neighborhood park, here's where to spread your blanket and fill your basket--plus some backup plans.

Updated: June 18, 2001


A Movable Feast

1318 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219

Downtown's most delicious takeout spot is a picnicker's paradise.

Carytown Burger & Fries

3500 1/2 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221

Nacho Mama's

3449 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221

Spice it up in style with true Mexican takeout.

Picnic Spots

Pony Pasture Rapids

Riverside Dr and E Rockfalls Dr, Richmond, VA 23235

Pocohontas State Park

10301 State Park Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832

Belle Isle

Tredegar St, Richmond, VA 23219

Providing a shady picnic spot in the middle of the city.


2201 Shields Lake Dr, Richmond, VA 23220

Escape for family fun, garden walks or a leisurely lunch.

Rain Checks

Museum Of Fine Arts

200 N Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220

Ethyl IMAX Dome & Planetarium

2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220