- The list below includes 111 free or cheap things to do in or near Dripping Springs, Texas, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like Farms & Ranches, Mini Golf, Trampoline Parks and Breweries.
- From Milton Reimers Ranch Park to Hamilton Pool Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dripping Springs and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Austin, San Marcos, Canyon Lake and Wimberley.
Situated in a unique natural setting with its border along Cibolo Creek, the Boerne City Park is the largest park in the area. There are many athletic recreational options in the park, including softball, baseball, tennis, soccer, and swimming.
This is a quiet park that provides a peaceful walking path for taking a stroll. Visitors love to see and feed the ducks and geese at River Road Park, as they are accustomed to human interaction and not scared of seeing people.
Spread over 25 acres, the natural area of James Kiehl River Bend Park centers around the Guadalupe River where visitors can enjoy fishing, swimming, and paddle boating. There are also walking trails for both humans and canines as well as picnic areas.
The original round church that is the primary focus of the Vereins Kirche Musuem was demolished in 1896, but it was rebuilt in 1935 as a memorial to the German pioneers. Exhibits at the museum focus on personal stories of the town's past.
Open on weekends, Grandpa's House Of Paintball offers open paintball play on many fields, including their castle field which is a wooden outdoor structure with corridors, stairs and bunkers. They also have snacks and sodas available.
The Boerne Stadium 11 is a movie theater multiplex that features eleven different auditoriums, and shows primarily first run Hollywood films in all digital video and sound. The theater is also available for party rentals.
Visitors to the Starplex Cinemas are able to view popular first-run films across 11 screens. The individual theaters feature digital projection and stadium seating with some movies being offered in 3-D when it is available.