- The list below includes 270 free or cheap things to do in or near Carmichael, California, including 84 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Laser Tag, Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens.
- From Gibbons Park to William B Pond Recreation Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Carmichael and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Sacramento, Folsom, Davis and Fair Oaks.
Gamepod Combat Zone is a large airsoft facility and CQC M.O.U.T Law Enforcement Training Facility. Gamepod features a 120,000 foot airsoft arena, and has rental weapon packages available. Food services are also available through Dacas Refreshments.
Located on the campus of Oakley's Freedom High School, the Freedom Swimming Pool offers both a shallow pool for children and casual bathers and a deeper pool that ranges from ten feet to 13 feet deep in the diving area.
For a scenic and beautiful natural attraction, the Dow Wetlands Wildlife Habitat Preserve offers 470 acres of beauty. Popular in the summer when blackberries line the trails, the preserve is home to beavers, birds and many species of plant life.
The Antioch Indoor Sports Center hosts ice and roller hockey, soccer league, bubble soccer, and volley ball games in their indoor sports complex for all ages. Arcade games, batting cages, party packages, and public skating are also available.
A fitness and racquet club, Diamond Hills Sports Club & Spa offers members a variety of amenities. It features a wide array of fitness classes, personal trainer services, child care, and state of the art equipment.