Located in the north eastern part of Fresno, Woodward Park was founded by the late Ralph Woodward, a long-time Fresno resident. He bequeathed a major portion of his estate in 1968 to provide a regional park and bird sanctuary in Northeast Fresno. You can access the park by driving on the scenic Autoban drive or from Friant Road. The park is an amazing 300 acres.
Woodward Park is the only Regional Park of its size in the Central Valley and offers so many amenities such as a multi-use amphitheatre that seats over 2,000, fenced dog park, equestrian trail, numerous bird species, authentic Japanese Garden, exercise par course, five miles of multipurpose trails, children's playgrounds, a lake, 3 small ponds and picnic areas
The park is open April through October, 6am to 10pm and November through March, 6am to 7pm.
Valley residents desire to live in this area and some of the most prestigious homes are located near by. Woodward Park Home Values range from $150,000 to $650,000.