National Parks and Lakes
Yosemite National Park - renowned for its magnificent valley, great granite domes and peaks, waterfalls, giant sequoia, and spectacular high country, Yomemite is only 1 1/2 hours North of Clovis
Kings Canyon National Park - offers visitors fishing, boating, hiking and some 4-wheel driving. Pine Flat Reservoir is located 23 miles southeast of Clovis off Highway 180
Millerton Lake - located just 10 miles north of Clovis, Millerton Lake offers a wide range of activities including swimming, boating, water-skiing, hiking and horseback riding
Bass Lake - located a little over an hour away, Bass Lake is a great get away location for swimming, boating, water-skiing, hiking and more.
Shaver Lake - located a little over an hour away, Bass Lake is a great get away location for swimming, boating, water-skiing, hiking and more.
Huntington Lake - located a little over an hour away, Bass Lake is a great get away location for swimming, boating, water-skiing, hiking and more.
Pine Flat Lake - located a little over an hour away, Bass Lake is a great get away location for swimming, boating, water-skiing, hiking and more.
Local Parks and Recreation
Wild Water Adventures - a 52-acre water amusement park located 7 miles east of Clovis
Island Water Park - Family fun year-round with over 20 water slides and rides, a huge arcade, amusement park, miniature golf (12 miles west of Clovis)
Sierra Summit Ski Resort - located 45 miles northeast of Clovis, Sierra Summit has 200 acres of skiable terrain with runs up to 2 ¼ miles long. Rental and Sports Shop and Hotel are on the premises
Forestiere Underground Gardens - a subterranean network of over a hundred niches, courtyards, patios, rooms and passageways. Interesting to say the least.
Zoo - The Zoo is located inside Roeding Park, which is conveniently situated one block east of Highway 99 between Olive Ave. and Belmont Ave. in Fresno, California. They are open from 9 am to 4 pm.
Downing Planetarium - located on the campus of Fresno State University. The Planetarium is fun for all ages. Stop by and look around.
Ballet - Offers shows throughout the year and features some of the best entertainment in Fresno.
Big Fresno Fair - The Big Fresno Fair runs between October 7 - 18. This is a great time for everyone. Enjoy horse racing, exhibitors, concerts, food and more.
Rodeo - The Clovis rodeo receives national attention every year. With some of the best food and bull riding money can buy, this is a fun way to spend the day.
Metropolitan Museum - The Fresno Metropolitan Museum features Art, History, and Science. This is a perfect place to take your children or explore on your own.
Philharmonic - The Fresno Philharmonic strives to present high quality, live orchestral music to audiences throughout the San Joaquin Valley.
Fresno State Sports - Fresno takes pride in their collegiate sports. Enjoy Football, Baseball, Basketball, Softball and more. Every year Fresno State is amoung the nation's best.
Wine Trail - It's the Valley's Best Kept Secret - working wineries just a few minutes drive from downtown Madera and just across the river from Fresno.
Home Museum -One of the prime houses in terms of historical and architectural significance is the Meux Family home at the northwest corner of Tulare and R Streets.
Aquarius Aquarium Institute - coming soon the Aquarius
Aquarium Institute's mission will feature a
2 million gallon Oceanarium as its centerpiece
Japanese Garden - The Shinzen Japanese Garden
is located within Fresno's Woodward Region Park.
The entrance to the park is located on Audubon
Drive, just off of Friant Road. Pack a lunch
and enjoy your day at the park.
Tower District - Full of restaurants, shops,
and local hotspots, the Tower District is a
great place to check out.