Ernest Lawrence Estate Inheritance
The County is accepting suggestions/proposals from the public
for the use of remaining funds donated from the estate of Ernest Lawrence.
Fresno County has a variety of regional parks and landscaped areas. Regional recreational facilities include 13 parks, four fishing access areas and a boat-launch/parking facility at Shaver Lake.
These areas are used for picnicking, fishing, hiking, jogging, bird watching, nature study, non-organized sports, barbecues, softball, soccer, volleyball, overnight camping, passive recreation and more. Download the County Parks brochure or the map of all Fresno County Parks (PDF).
Additional facilities include scenic drives, County Service Areas, Liberty Veterans Cemetery and the County Cemetery.
Summer Hours: April 1st - September 30th from 7 AM to 10 PM
Winter Hours: October 1st - March 31st from 7 AM to 7 PM (Note: Campers must check in prior to 7:00 PM closure at Lost Lake Park)
Seasonal Closures: Laton-Kingston Park and Skaggs Bridge Park are closed from October 1st until the day before Easter.
Permanently Closed: Pine Flat Recreation Area.
Vehicle Entrance Fees
All vehicles must pay an entrance fee, even if the party has a camping reservation.
The entrance fee 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 required for single campsites. For information about a specific park, click the park name on the right. Download a Reservation Packet (Updated Rates Effective 5/18/2015) for group picnic areas.
Please call Parks at (559) 600-3004 to make group campsite reservations or for more information. All single campsites are assigned on a first come, first served basis:
NEW Rates Effective 5/18/2015
$25 per night per single campsite (second car is $5)
$200 per night per group campsite with a 10 vehicle maximum
$9 per night for seniors (age 62 and over, ID required)
$11 per night for disabled Veterans (valid ID, adjudication letter, Dept. of Defense form 214 required)
Note: Lost Lake Park has automatic gates that close. All campers must check in prior to the close of the park.
NEW Lost Lake Park Campground Improvement project
NEW Credit Card Payments
Fresno County Parks accepts all major credit cards for payments of reservations.
Convenience fee = 2.29% or $1.00, whichever is greater
Rules, Regulations and Permits
Information on bounce houses, alcohol, pets and more.
Sponsors and Volunteers
Show your support for the Fresno County parks and sign up to be a sponsor or volunteer.
Camp Hosts and Park Hosts
Fresno County Parks welcomes retired couples and individuals to apply for openings for camphosts and parkhosts. More information...
News, Notices, and Activities
Stay up-to-date on the latest activities and information at the Fresno County Parks. More information...
Contact Fresno County Parks
For detailed information on a particular park and its location please click the links on the right or call (559) 600-3004.
County of Fresno
2220 Tulare Street, 6th Floor, Fresno, CA 93721
Tel: (559) 600-3004 | FAX (559) 600-4552
Day Use / Camping
Choinumni Park (Camping)
Laton-Kingston Park (Closed from October 1st to the day before Easter)
Los Gatos Creek Park
Lost Lake Recreation Area (Due to Flooding, Lost Lake Park is closed until further notice.)
Pine Flat Recreation Area Permanently CLOSED
Skaggs Bridge Park (Due to flooding, Skaggs Bridge Park, is closed until further notice.)
Fairfax Fishing Access
Huron Fishing Access
Pine Flat Handicap Fishing Access
Three Rocks Fishing Access
China Creek Park
Kings River Green Belt Park
Thornburn Access Park
Other County Areas
Shaver Lake Launch Ramp