The 5 best parks in Fresno

The 5 best parks in Fresno
Shinzen Friendship Garden | Photo: Kyle S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on July 23, 2019.

Wondering where to find the best parks near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top parks in Fresno, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for parks.

1. Shinzen Friendship Garden

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Topping the list is Shinzen Friendship Garden, located at 114 W. Audubon Drive in Northeast Fresno. The park and venue/event space is the highest-rated park in Fresno, boasting 4.5 stars out of 52 reviews on Yelp.

2. Woodward Park


Next up is Northeast Fresno's Woodward Park, situated at 7775 N. Friant Road. With four stars out of 96 reviews on Yelp, the park has proven to be a local favorite.

3. The Discovery Center

PHOTO: Heather T./YELP

East Central Fresno's The Discovery Center, located at 1944 N. Winery Ave., is another top choice. Yelpers give the park, children's museum and community service/non-profit spot four stars out of 57 reviews.

4. Fort Washington Beach Park

PHOTO: Fort Washington Beach Park/YELP

Fort Washington Beach Park, a park in Northeast Fresno, is another go-to spot. With four stars out of 12 Yelp reviews, head over to 10705 N. Lanes Road to see for yourself.

5. Oso de Oro Lake Park

Photo: Jennifer W./Yelp

Over in Northwest Fresno, check out Oso de Oro Lake Park, which has earned four stars out of 52 reviews on Yelp. You can find the park at 5550 N. Forkner Ave.

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