General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-4078
  • Fax:
    (559) 600-4548
  • Address:
    Mailing: 2220 Tulare Street, 6th floor
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Permits & Zoning::
    (559) 600-4540 Annex Upper Level at "M" and Tulare
  • Surveyor:
    (559) 600-4022
  • New Permits & Zoning Fax:
    (559) 455-4700
  • Email Department

Public Works and Planning

Avocado Lake                     
            Fresno County Parks

         Avocado Lake Park

Avocado Lake Park is a 210 acre day use park providing recreation that includes swimming, fishing and picnicking. The park has picnic tables, a group picnic area, BBQs, Earth Boat launching ramp and a playground.

Park Hours 
Summer Hours: April 1st - September 30th from 7 AM to 10 PM
Winter Hours: October 1st - March 31st from 7 AM to 7 PM 

Vehicle Entrance Fees
Entrance fees at all developed Parks is $5 per vehicle.

Annual passes are available for $40 per year and can be purchased at Ace Parking, 2125 Kern Street #100, Fresno, CA 93721.  Telephone (559) 264-6422

 Reservations and Rates
No reservations are needed. Picnic tables and BBQs are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please call Parks at (559) 600-3004 for more information. 

Rules, Regulations and Permits 
Information on bounce houses, alcohol and pets.
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Avocado Lake Park is located 23 miles east of Fresno via Highway 180 and Piedra Road. From downtown Fresno drive east on Highway 180 (Ventura Street) 17.5 miles and turn left of Piedra Road. Drive another 5.1 miles on Piedra Road to the entrance of Avocado Lake which is on the left.
3625 N. Piedra Rd.
Piedra, CA 93649 

Avocado Lake Park was established in 1957 when Fresno County signed a lease with the Wildlife Conservation Board.

Mailing Address:
County of Fresno
Resources/Parks Division
2220 Tulare Street, 6th Floor, Fresno, CA 93721
Tel: (559) 600-3004  FAX: (559) 600-4552

 Day Use / Camping*

Avocado Lake Park

 Choinumni Park

Courthouse Park

Kearney Park

Laton-Kingston Park

Los Gatos Creek Park

Lost Lake Recreation Area

Pine Flat Recreation Area

Skaggs Bridge Park

Winton Park

 Fishing Access

  Fairfax Fishing Access

Huron Fishing Access

Pine Flat Handicap Fishing Access

Three Rocks Fishing Access

 Undeveloped Parks

  China Creek Park

Kings River Green Belt Park

Thornburn Access Park

 Other County Areas

County Cemetery

Liberty Cemetery

Shaver Lake Launch Ramp