Woodward Park, Fresno

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Address: Fresno, CA, USA

Phone: +1-5596212900

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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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 Information

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

Woodward Park Ticket Prices

  • 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 Opening and Closing 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 Public Transport

  • By Taxi
  • By Car

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