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America’s Picnic Table: A Landscape Fixture in Photos

Rendered in wood, steel or cement, the classic picnic table is an ever-present part of America. We explore the many places you can find them.

Picnic table in southwestern United States.
Somewhere in Arizona. (Kidd)
 

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Salton Sea, Calif.


 
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New Salem, N.D.

 

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Albany, N.Y.


 

Picnic+table%2C+desert%2C+Arizona.


Somewhere in Arizona.


 

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Catoosa, Okla.


 

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Crater Lake, Ore.


 

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Salton Sea, Calif.


 

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Lake Tahoe, Calif.


 

 

David Kidd is a photojournalist and storyteller for Governing. He can be reached at dkidd@governing.com.
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