Woodward Park

Currently Open
  • Address: Fresno, CA, USA, 93720, United States
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5596212900
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Park, Play Ground, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Amphitheater, Landmarks, Parks

Donated by a kind hearted resident Ralph woodward in 1968, this chunk of land was later revamped as an regional park and bird sanctuary housing a wide variety of winged birds. Spread over an area of 300 acres, the park today stands as an amazing getaway for visitors with its vast range of amenities including multi-use amphitheatre, play grounds, waterbodies, dog park, Barbeque zone and furnished picnic areas. The place is also a home to Shinzen Friendship Garden, a Japanese styled American garden featuring a beautiful koi pond exhibiting the different aspect of Japanese culture. The garden, spread over an area of 5 acres poignantly holds up the Japanese belief of inculcating all the fours seasons in their architecture with each of them marked differently with a granite marker. Decked with places such as Double Moon Bridge, Ume Grove, Tea House and Clark Bonsai Collection, the place makes a great spot for visitors to visit and explore.For more adventurous souls, the park offers numerous trail to tread on and enjoy. An open park, the place makes a perfect spot to visit with your companions and go for a afternoon picnic or camping. 

Woodward Park Travel Tips

  • Park entrance fee shall be waived for motor vehicles displaying a valid disabled person placard.

Entrance Ticket Details For Woodward Park

  • Per vehicle: 5 USD
  • Vehicle with senior citizen (65+) as passenger or driver: 3 USD

Shinzen Japanese Garden:

  • Adult: 5 USD
  • Children (4-14 Years), Seniors (62+), Students and Veterans: 1 USD
  • Family (2-5 People): 7 USD
  • Free for children under 4.


  • Per Vehicle: 5 USD
  • Seniors: 3 USD
  • On Holidays: 7 USD

Woodward Park Hours

Shinzen Japanese Garden:

  • From October 1 to March 31: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays - 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Clark Bonsai Collection at Shinzen: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays - 10 AM to 4 PM

How to Reach Woodward Park

  • By Taxi
  • By Car

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  • Woodward Park Address: Fresno, CA, USA, 93720, United States
  • Woodward Park Contact Number: +1-5596212900
  • Woodward Park Timing: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Woodward Park(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Woodward Park: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 19.04% of people who visit Fresno include Woodward Park in their plan

  • 38.24% of people start their Woodward Park visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Woodward Park

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Woodward Park

People normally club together Forestiere Underground Gardens and Fashion Fair Mall while planning their visit to Woodward Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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