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Binder Park Zoo has four picnic pavilions available for rental.  The Pine and Walnut pavilions are located on the lower hill of the picnic area. Both of those pavilions seat 120 people and are rented for the day for a rate of $100.  The Oak and Maple pavilions are located on the upper hill of the picnic area. These two pavilions seat 500 people each and are available for rental for $300. If a pavilion is not rented, pavilions are available for general use on a first come first serve basis.

Grills are allowed in the picnic areas. If it is a charcoal grill, the group must dispose of the hot coals in the red trashcans. The Zoo does not have grills available for use.

There is no playground equipment in the picnic areas.

There are two restroom buildings on the picnic hill.

The Pine Pavilion is the only pavilion with electrical hook up and water. Electrical outlets are available to other pavilions on light poles. The renting group must provide their own extension cords. The outlets are 110V, 15A. Water hook-up is available upon request. The renting group must provide their own hose.

Picnic area parking lot spaces:
Lower lot – 80 spaces
Middle lot – 120 spaces
Upper lot – 121 spaces
Approximately 10 handicap spaces

If interested in pavilion availability or to reserve a picnic pavilion, please call (269) 979-1351 ext. 153.

Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural AffairsBattle Creek Community Foundation