The Central Valley Sights

Woodward Park

  • Audubon Dr. and Friant Rd. Map It
  • Fresno
  • Park/Playground

Published 11/12/2015

Fodor's Review

The Central Valley's largest urban park, with 300 acres of jogging trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds, is especially pretty in spring, when plum and cherry trees, magnolias, and camellias bloom. Outdoor concerts take place in summer. The Shinzen Friendship Garden ( has a teahouse, a koi pond, arched bridges, a waterfall, and Japanese art.

Sight Information


Audubon Dr. and Friant Rd., off Hwy. 41, Fresno, California, 93720, United States

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559-621–2900; 559-840–1264-Shinzen garden


Sight Details:

  • $5 per car; $3 additional for Shinzen garden
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 6 am–10 pm; Nov.–Mar., daily 6 am–7 pm. Call for Shinzen garden hrs

Published 11/12/2015


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