Directions

Photo of the Fire Ring Picnic Grounds

The Fire Ring Picnic Grounds

Old Davis Road Parking

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The Old Davis Road Parking Area is located on the north side of the creek, downstream from the Old Davis Road Bridge. Take the paved levee road to the gravel parking area. There are no restroom facilities.

Brooks Road Parking

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The Brooks Road Parking is located south of the intersection of Levee Road and Brooks Road, west of Highway 113. To get there, take Hutchison Drive to Hopkins Road. Head south on Hopkins Road until it turns left at Putah Creek and becomes Levee Road. Continue east on Levee Road until it begins to turn left. The Brooks Road parking will be on the right. Look for a gravel parking area with two picnic tables. There are no restroom facilities.

Fire Ring Picnic Grounds Parking

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Parking for the Fire Ring Picnic Grounds is on the north side of Levee Road next to the picnic area. To get there, take Hutchison Drive to Hopkins Road. Head south on Hopkins until it turns left at Putah Creek and becomes Levee Road. Turn left at Levee Road and continue for about 200-feet. Park on the north side of the road, then cross the road to the steps leading down to the picnic area. There are picnic tables, a drinking fountain, and a fire pit. There are no restroom facilities.  If you wish to use the fire pit, you will need a reservation from Conference and Event Services, and a permit from the UC Davis Fire Department. This link will take you to the fire permit from the UC Davis Fire Department.  Check 'Alpha Phi Omega Picnic Grounds' as the location for the fire. At present, reservations and fire permits are only given to Campus-affiliated organizations.

County Road 98 / Pedrick Road Parking

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The Road 98/Pedrick Road Parking Area is located west of County Road 98, just north of Putah Creek at the County Road 98/Pedrick Road bridge. This is a gravel and dirt lot and there are no restroom facilities. This is located at the western-most end of the Putah Creek Reserve. There is one portable restroom available at this location.