These 5 Picnic Spots Are Perfect For Spending Your Winter Days In Riyadh

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The heat wave is finally coming to an end as temperatures begin to cool down, and nothing says enjoying the weather like a picnic

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Riyadh has become the ultimate hub for outdoor activities, especially with Riyadh Season going on. When you’re not in the mood to take in the sun at Riyadh Boulevard or have a hot chocolate at Winter Wonderland, then this list of picnic spots is the answer. Grab the family, a bunch of food, your best picnic fit, and snacks to enjoy the weather change in Riyadh.

5. Manakh King Abdulaziz Park

This park has quite the greenery around the site, and also the idea playground for kids. You can sit under a shaded area if it’s too sunny, or even soak in some Vitamin D on the luscious green grass. This park is even home to a beautiful lake that has an amazing viewpoint of Riyadh. Make sure to take your camera to take pics of the views.

Timing:Wednesday-Friday: 3 pm to 12am,  Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday: 4pm 12am, Sunday: Closed

Price: Free

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4. Okaz Park

This park is actually a great place to take the family, because it’s vibes are absolutely beautiful. The calm tranquility of the area makes for the perfect spot to sit and enjoy a cup of tea and a good read. Okaz is actually a popular pick, so make sure you go early to avoid a crowd.

Timing: 24 hours, all week

Price: Free

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3. Al-Maather Cave Park

This spot features a beautiful waterfall, green trees, and big rocks that create the most beautiful and natural setting. If you’re a big nature fan, then grab some friends and head on over here for your afternoon tea and watch the sunset.

Timing: 24 hours, all week

Price: Free

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2. King Abdullah Park


This park is the largest park in Riyadh, which has beautiful grassy zones, playgrounds, places to grab yummy bites, and a beautiful fountain. The dancing water fountain is one of the main attractions of this place, and thousands come to visit it. You can even grab your favorite set of skates or a bicycle to enjoy the park’s paths.

Timing: Summer: 3 pm – 12 am, Winter: 1 pm – 11 pm

Price: SAR 10

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1. Al Ha’ir Lakes and Park

 

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This place is definitely #1 when it comes to a pretty picnic spot. Located around 45 kilometers outside Riyadh, this place has the most beautiful lake that has an adorable mini-waterfall. Enjoy your meal with stunning views at this spot!

Timing:24 hours

Price: Free

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