Play, run, walk, and explore the natural beauty of Fresno County in one of the area’s many parks. Nearly 300 days of sunshine annually allows locals and visitors plenty opportunity for spending quality time outdoors.
Take a stroll down one of the many paths within the 300 acres of Woodward Park’s alluring scenery, including beautiful lakes and tall trees—many donning vibrantly colored leaves in the fall. Take advantage of the park’s long stretches of grass to play a sport of your choosing or have a seat on one of the many benches with an array of stunning views. Tucked away within Woodward Park is Shinzen Japanese Garden, one of the prized wonders of Fresno County.
Plan a laid back get-together and have a picnic or barbecue at Woodward Park, or historical Roeding Park—with 96 picnic tables and 5 picnic shelters on its 159 acres. Roeding is most well-known for housing the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Rotary Playland and Storyland. Roeding Park’s Historic Pergola, with broad columns and covered with wisteria is a popular place for small wedding ceremonies, and photo sessions.
Oso de Oro Park in Fresno, is a mellow place to enjoy a family picnic, with play structures, and a wheelchair basketball court—as well as landscaping allowing for easy wheelchair access.
Visit one of the many neatly manicured parks of Clovis, offering a variety of play structures, picnic areas and special features like Letterman Park’s skateboard park, or the softball and baseball fields at Rotary Park and Sierra Bicentennial Park.