Why You Should Move to Woodward Lake

Why You Should Move to Woodward Lake

Woodward Lake is a beautiful community in Fresno developed around a 54 acre lake. The community is made of 1157 single family homes with 200 of those being lakefront properties whose owners can enjoy fishing and boating from their own private docks. The community has recently been going through remodels making it a great place to buy a newly remodeled home or to invest in an older home and remodel it yourself. Here are a few reasons why you should move to Woodward Lake.

2.25 Miles of Walking Right Outside Your Door

Woodward Lake community is set around a man-made lake making the 2.25 miles around the lake perfect for a morning run or afternoon stroll. You don’t have to drive anywhere to go for a nice walk when you live in Woodward Lake. The lake has nine different viewpoints where you can sit on a bench to rest or just relax and watch the birds. It is also very dog friendly with doggie bags and trashcans at every viewpoint. And since the community has been around since the late 80s, it has big, tall trees that provide a lot of shade, which is especially nice during the hot summers.


Woodward Lake has a low HOA cost that allows residents to enjoy the many recreational options provided. The Woodward Lake Clubhouse is available to rent for parties, there are boats that can be rented and taken out onto the lake, there is a swimming pool, tennis courts, a basketball court, a beach volleyball court, and a children’s playground all grouped together around the clubhouse.

Great Schools

Woodward Lake is located in the Clovis Unified School District allowing kids to go to some of the best schools in the state.

Safe Place for Families

Woodward lake is primarily a family oriented neighborhood. The crime rate is 31 percent below the national average, making it a safe place to live and to raise your family.

Walking Distance to Public Park & Library

Woodward Lake is about 1.5 miles from the Friant entrance of Woodward Park. The Southeast corner of the park harbors numerous bird species offering bird enthusiasts an excellent opportunity for viewing. The park has a multi-use amphitheatre that seats up to 2,500 people, authentic Japanese Garden, fenced dog park, exercise par course, three children’s playgrounds, a lake, 3 small ponds, 7 picnic areas with barbecues, electricity and water fountains, and five miles of multipurpose trails that are part of the San Joaquin River Parkway’s Lewis S. Eaton Trail. When complete, the Lewis S. Eaton trail system will cover 22 miles between Highway 99 and Friant Dam.
Woodward Lake is also walking to distance to the Woodward Park Regional Library, where you can check out books, movies, and video games free of charge.

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