ISLAMABAD (Online) Picnic spots and public parks in the federal capital witnessed visitors in large numbers on Sunday as rain came after week long heat and humidity. The people including children thronged Fatima Jinnah Park, Marghazar Zoo, Rawal Lake, Daman-e-Koh, Shadara, Pakistan monument at Shakarparian, Rose and Jasmine Garden, Pir Sohawa, and View Park on cloudy Sunday. Some people went to nearby hilly places like Bhurban, Patriata and Murree. Parking lots at the recreational spots were full to the capacity. Long queues of vehicles were seen waiting to find a place to park. Traffic on the roads leading to these spots was in mess. Groups of youngsters riding motorbikes also troubled road users, especially those traveling with families. Fizza, a girl, said she along the family had come all the way from Jehlum to celebrate the weekend with grandparents in Islamabad. Were enjoying a lot, she said during a visit to Daman-e-Koh. Asif Baloch, a visitor to Pir Sohawa, said the place was ideal for picnic, as the people could have a good leisure time there with family and friends looking out over the entire city. The skyline seems getting blurred and the wind blows gently here. Its awesome,he said. He said the newly built restaurant and handicraft shops made her visit excellent. At Lake View Park, many visitors cooked food, enjoyed Bar-B-Q. A visitor Asim, said he mostly stayed out of the country and found the park of international standard. The park has all facilities for visitors, he said. He said Capital Development Authority (CDA) should develop more such recreational places in the city. Nadeem Ahmed, a youngster from Lahore, said Pir Sohawas refreshing environment and scenic beauty was beyond compare. He said Pakistan Monument, Daman-e-Koh and Rawal Lake Park were also had beautiful scenic look on such a gloomy day in the capital. Public park stallholders selling snacks, tea, coffee and soft drinks reported a good business on such a wonderful weekend. Children preferred visiting the Zoo and the Playland as the both places had a lot for them. The two places were full with children of different ages on the weekend.