171 Schuler Ranch Drive
3.215 acres
(530) 661-2000

Sign at the northeast corner of the central area of Schneider Park. Photo by queerbychoice.Joseph Schneider Park (a.k.a. Schneider Parkis a sprawling, irregularly shaped park located between North Cottonwood StreetWest Kentucky Avenue, Nevada Avenue, and West Woodland Avenue. It is a walking-oriented park, comprised mostly of alleys between roads; one of the alleys connects (across North Cottonwood Street) to nearby Wayne Cline Park. The most direct access to the widest part of Joseph Schneider Park is from Schuler Ranch Drive or Mariposa Street.

Entrance to Schneider Park from North Cottonwood Street, in the middle of Cline-Schneider Alley. Photo by queerbychoice.Entrance to North Schneider Alley from Muir Street. Photo by queerbychoice.None of the alleys in Schneider Park has any official name, but for reference on this wiki, the alleys are described as follows:

Entrance to East Schneider Alley from Utah Avenue. Photo by queerbychoice.

Cline-Schneider Alley is the narrowed area of Cline and Schneider Parks that meets in the middle, intersecting with North Cottonwood Street. On the west side of North Cottonwood Street, this alley runs between Teton Place and Glacier Place and is part of Cline Park. On the east side of North Cottonwood Street, this alley runs between Schuler Ranch Drive and Glacier Street and is part of Schneider Park. There are signs on North Cottonwood Street for both parks.

Entrance to South Schneider Alley from Glacier Street. Photo by queerbychoice.

East Schneider Alley is the unnamed footpath that runs from Utah Avenue to Mariposa Street at the east end of the widest part of Schneider Park. It is part of Joseph Schneider Park.

  • North Schneider Alley is the unnamed footpath that runs from Muir Street to Schuler Ranch Drive at the north end of the widest part of Schneider Park. It is part of Schneider Park.
  • South Schneider Alley is the unnamed footpath that runs from Glacier Street into the widest part of Schneider Park. It is part of Schneider Park.

Schneider Park features a playground, sheltered picnic tables, and a walking trail (through the alleys). A portion of it can be reserved for private use.

The playground at Schneider Park is located just across Schuler Ranch Drive from North Schneider Alley. Photo by queerbychoice.Trees and shrubs planted at Schneider Park include three invasive weed species: Glossy Privet (Ligustrum lucidum), Flowering Pear/Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana), and Chinese Tallow Tree (Triadica sebifera). Two California native tree species can also be seen at the park: Modesto Ash/Arizona Ash (Fraxinus velutina) and Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens). However, neither of these is native to Woodland. Other non-native trees and shrubs at Schneider Park include Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo), European White Birch (Betula pendula), Deodar Cedar (Cedrus deodara), Chinese Hackberry (Celtis sinensis), Washington Hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum), Pineapple Guava (Feijoa sellowiana), Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica), Italian Stone Pine (Pinus pinea), Chinese Pistache (Pistacia chinensis), Lombardy Poplar (Populus nigra 'Italica'), Carolina Cherry Laurel (Prunus caroliniana), and Shiny Brushholly (Xylosma congesta).