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Located nearly in the center of the golden state, Fresno ranks up there with Oakland as most dangerous cities in California. Fresno is also one of the most polluted cities in America. So with that being said, it may be okay for an overnight stay, gasoline and grocery stop, but don't plan to hang out here for your fresh-air seeking outdoorsy vacation. You may only want to pass thru this place, if at all. Lots of crime, cops, gangs, drugs, homeless here, so consider yourself be warned: Fresno is not your ideal California destination.

The Fresno voting officials creatively stopped the recount process for Proposition 37 (Label GMO in 2012), so now we know BigAg is very dominant in this Central Valley city. Forget About Fresno: How One CA County Clerk Stopped Prop 37's Oversight Recount
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elevation: 296' population: 396,011 zip code: 93721


large urban development in huge agricultural valley

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Fresno County
S of Sacramento
on Hwy 99 @ jct 41




  • boating
  • camping
  • hiking
  • river rafting
  • Clovis Old Town
  • biking
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • San Joaquin River
  • Pine Flat Reservoir
  • Millerton Lake SRA
  • Kings River
  • Sierra National Forest
  • Kings Cyn National Park
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Fresno Art Museum
  • Legion of Valor Museum
  • Discovery Center
  • Forestiere Underground Gardens
  • Shaver Lake
  • Dinkey Lakes Wilderness
  • Kaiser Wilderness
  • fresno campgrounds

    Millerton Lake Campground
    Eastman Lake Camping
    Island Park - Pine Flat Reservoir
    Hensley Lake Camping
    Wishon Lake Camping - Bass Lk
    Kerckhoff Reservoir Campground
    Lake Courtright Camping
    Kings River Recreation Area
    Pine Flat Reservoir Camping
    Yosemite Campgrounds
    Bass Lake Campgrounds
    Shaver Lake Camping

    tent camping

    Agricultural city in Central California Valley. Centrally located within the golden state, with great access to the Sierra mountains, lakes, forest, trails. THREE National Parks: Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite.

    nearby towns:
    Shaver Lake
    Sequoia National Park
    Huntington Lake
    Pine Flat
    local links:

    Fresno Chamber of Commerce
    1649 Van Ness Avenue Suite #103, Fresno, CA 93721

    NPR: KVPR FM 89.3
    Organic Pastures Dairy - Organic Milk
    Old Town Saloon
    Tower Theater
    California Organic Fertilizers
    Vineyard Farmers Market
    Kristina's Ranch Market
    Valley Air & Pollution
    Rec Solar
    Sumner Peak Ranch & Fruitstand
    Fresno Philharmonic
    Fresno Historical Society
    Lassen's Natural Foods
    Abundant Harvest Organics
    Lone Willow Organic Heirlooms
    High Speed Rail
    Merced Farmers' Market
    Earth Day Fresno
    Raisin Valley Farms

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