A standard American picnic table has a flat top that measures 6 feet wide and 29 inches across. The seats of a standard picnic table are 6 feet wide and 9 ½ inches deep. A typical picnic table stands 31 inches high.
Picnic tables provide a place for people to eat outdoors. Picnic tables can be found in public parks and private backyards. Picnic tables may be made of wood, plastic or recycled plastic products.
Polly Products in Mulliken, Michigan, manufactures standard- and nonstandard-size picnic tables from 100 percent recycled plastic. A standard-size Polly Products 6-foot picnic table weighs 320 pounds and has a seating capacity of 1,350 pounds.