Woodlake is located in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
The city is attractively nestled among citrus and olive orchards at the base of the
foothills of the mighty Sierra Nevada mountains.
The City is a short drive from Sequoia National Park, famous for its massive Sequoia trees,
soaring granite peaks and beautiful mountain meadows. Close by, Woodlake enjoys the
amenities of Lake Kaweah and the Kaweah and St. John's Rivers. Bravo Lake, an irrigation
facility situated within the city limits, provides birdwatching and walking opportunities.
Every May, Woodlake plays host to the Lions Rodeo, a nationally recognized event that allows modern-day
cowboys to showcase their skills. Visit the Woodlake Lions Rodeo site at
While Woodlake's residents enjoy the slow pace of a small rural community, the city has
aggressively pursued economic development opportunities through new industrial and commercial projects.
Indeed, the City has ample
land for commercial, industrial and residential growth. In addition, the Woodlake airport
is a general aviation facility that is often in sunshine when other valley cities are covered by
At the same time, Woodlake strives to ensure that growth is well-planned, in a manner that respects
the environment, including surrounding agricultural land.
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