Where to go and where to stay
in Fresno County.
Visiting Fresno County
Clovis, Fowler, Fresno, Kingsburg, Mendota, Parlier, Reedley, Sanger,
encompasses all that truly represents the diversity of Central California.
Stretching from the snow-covered heights of the Sierra Nevada to the
rolling mountains of the Coastal Range, agriculture and recreational opportunities abound
side-by-side with a growing technological industry.
The county seat of Fresno County is Fresno.
of Fresno Parks:
Driving directions to the seventeen parks in Fresno County.
Fresno County Office of
Located in the heart of California, Fresno County has an unmatched diversity of natural
beauty and recreational opportunities, not to mention its proximity to three national
parks, national forests and wilderness areas.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National
These twin parks hold monuments to nature's size, beauty, and diversity: immense
mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns and the worlds largest
More than 10 miles of pedestrian and bicycle trails meander through the city, which also
features plenty of public green spaces and three large community parks.
From Clovis, take State Highway 168 through Shaver
Lake. Huntington Lake, located just below the alpine level at 7,000 feet in the High
Sierras, is at the end of the highway; with Forest Service Roads providing access to
facilities on the lake.
Kings River Expeditions:
Twin Pines Camp, the home of Kings River Expeditions, is above Pine Flat Reservoir located
in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests, about an hour and a half's drive east of
Fresno, on the bank of the Upper Kings River.
Enjoy the antiques, specialty shops, restaurants and boutiques in Old Town Clovis.
Hotels in Clovis.
Fowler is a small community
located in the San Joaquin Valley approximately 5 miles south of Fresno.
Fresno Art Museum:
As the only modern art museum between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Fresno Art Museum
is dedicated to serving the population of Central California. Since its inception as a
regional arts centre in 1948, the Fresno Art Museum has grown into an important museum of
contemporary and modern art.
Fresno Convention and Visitors
Known as Californias New Frontier, Fresno is a fast-growing metropolis within a
world renowned agricultural setting, featuring old-fashioned values coupled with big city
Greater Fresno Area Chamber of
Fresno has more than 7,000 hotel/motel rooms to accommodate the many organisations that
Home to various retail stores, businesses and restaurants, Manchester Center is located on
Shields Avenue; just off of Freeway 41 in Fresno.
Hotels in Fresno.
The City of Kingsburg is nestled in the middle of the San Joaquin
Valley, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco - near Yosemite, Kings River and
Sequoia National Park.
This historic California settler town is full of charming character;
clearly visible in its quaint shops and beautiful old-world architecture.
Mendota has its origins in
the railroad industry. In 1891, Mendota thrived as a Southern Pacific Railroad storage and
switching facility site. The first post office opened in 1892, and the City incorporated
Parlier is ideally situated in
central California; 210 miles north of Los Angeles and 199 miles south of San Francisco.
Rafting near Reedley is perfect for whitewater adventure.
Starting high in the Southern Sierra, the Kings River surges through
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks; churning out thrilling rapids in its lower
reaches. Never exceeding Class III, however, this whitewater rafting destination provides
ideal family fun.
Scenic and wild, the land near Sequoia National Forest is pleastly
preserved, so that the natural beauty is kept pure and clean.
An ideal fisher's site for spotted bass, rainbow trout, brown trout
and smallmouth bass.
City of Reedley:
Civil war hero Thomas Law Reed settled here to provide wheat for Gold Rush miners in the
Historic points of interest in Downtown Reedley.
River City Theatre Company:
Professional quality live theatre at the historic Reedley Opera House. Throughout the
year, Reedleys River City Theatre Company produces comedies, musicals, melodrama,
and improvisational theatre in this magnificent historic setting.
Sanger was founded in 1888
and incorporated in 1911.
Sanger District Chamber of Commerce.
San Joaquin is the
smallest city in Fresno County.
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