- 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.
Located on over 10 acres of land, the Arcade Creek Park Preserve is a public park preserve offering a number of amenities for those who visit. These amenities include covered picnic tables, fitness equipment, and paved trails, among others.
100% 1 votes
Thomas Drive & Van Owen Street, North Highlands, CA 95660 MoreLess Info
At Larchmont Park, visitors can participate in recreational activities in a multipurpose field. The park has covered picnic pavilions with tables and grills available for public use on a first come, first serve basis.
A horror themed attraction, the Cemetarium Haunted House features an extensive cast of costumed actors and an array of special effects and set pieces. The house features changing themes and storylines year by year.
U Pick Pumpkin Patch is a 55-acre farm where visitors can choose their pumpkins and can also enjoy hay rides, rope swings, a tractor ride and a hay maze. On weekend nights they feature an outdoor haunted house.
There are three fenced in areas within the Phoenix Dog Park which include one space for small dogs, one for bigger dogs, and one for shy or less sociable medium to smaller canines. Wading pools are available during the summer, and there are shaded areas and benches for the owners.
Equipped with lots of playground equipment, Freedom Park is suitable for both toddlers and older children. The park also offers a separate picnic area for group gatherings along with baseball fields and basketball courts.
OVPArks Almond Park is situated in the southwest corner of Orangevale and has concrete running paths with plenty of shady trees. There is also a play area for smaller children with slides and climbing walls, and another for larger children.
Featuring a baseball and softball field with a dugout, Argonaut Park provides visitors with the chance to play team sports. The location also contains a basketball court for those wish to practice their shooting skills.