The Beaver Ponds Picnic Area offers day use visitors in the Jefferson Lake Recreation Area an opportunity to have a picnic meal. There are four designated sites each with a grill and a picnic table. There is parking for visitors at this area.
From Highway 285 at Jefferson, take County Road 35 north to County Road 37 and turn right. Pay the user fee at Jefferson Lake Recreation Area entrance station and continue on the road to the picnic area.