Hidden Homes Nature Trail 

A unique and free family outing nearby Fresno and Clovis. Revel in the beautiful natural surroundings while exploring the Hidden Homes Nature Trail located at the River Center. Discover larger-than-life animal homes along the stroller-friendly half-mile trail. The River Center conveniently offers picnic tables, benches and conveniently accessible restroom.

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Hidden Homes Nature Trail

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Gazebo Gardens 

A fun family thing to do in Fresno! Plant nursery by day and food truck community by night. Complete with a beer garden and live music, grab some grub from the sampling of food trucks Thursday through Saturday evenings. Spend quality time with the family to stop and smell the roses--and don't forget to snap a photo with the giant garden gnome! 

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Fresno Chaffee Zoo 

Home to more than 200 species, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo offers unmatched up-close experiences with animal friend favorites! Feed a giraffe, touch the silky skin of a stingray, and watch sea lions dive underwater through a massive window. Kick back and relax at the zoo's newest dining option, Kopje Lodge, while enjoying a gourmet entree and looking out at the African Savannah. 

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Shinzen Friendship Garden 

Looking for a delightful place to take a walk with the family? Stroll the beautiful Shinzen Friendship Garden located within Woodward Park to admire magnificent scenery. From Ume Grove to the Koi pond beneath Double Moon Bridge, there is an array of gorgeous natural views. Be sure to take advantage of the many incredible photo opportunities! 

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Blackbeard's Family Entertainment Center 

Race in a go-kart, float in a Bumper Boat (prepare to get splashed!), hit a home-run at the batting cages, or putt around an interactive golf course! Expect an outing packed with fun and to leave with many lasting memories. 

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