- The list below includes 1139 free or cheap things to do in or near El Monte, California, including 131 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Badminton, Bike Paths and Billiards/Pool Halls.
- From Gibson Mariposa Park to San Gabriel River Bike Path, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in El Monte and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Los Angeles, Pasadena, Lakewood and Long Beach.
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Experienced and knowledgable local pilots provide a fun, interesting tour from 1500 to 1000 feet in the air
Located on 4.5 acres, Gibson Mariposa Park is butterfly themed and features environmentally friendly water collection systems and landscaping. The park has an open grass field, playground, splash pad and educational kiosk as well as walking paths and basketball courts.
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Connected to the Whittier Narrows Regional Park, the San Gabriel River Bike Path is a scenic 17 mile stretch suitable for biking, riding, or hiking. The path offers remarkable views, and features benches for riders and walkers to rest.
Named for a former El Monte Police officer, Tony Arceo Memorial Park features a bandshell which is used to host concerts. The park also has children's play areas, restroom facilities, picnic tables and open grass fields with trees.
Little League and teenage baseball teams alike will find fields suited to their needs at Pioneer Park. The 10.89-acre park features lighted Little League and pony-colt baseball diamonds, along with a playground, picnic tables, and a log cabin meeting facility.
With 10 acres to explore, Mountain View Park offers visitors a large playground area, complete with swings, multiple play structures, and monkey bars. The park is located next to a community center that hosts public activities.
Baldwin Mini Park is a ½ acre park featuring a range of amenities including an outdoor basketball court, play area with playground equipment, large covered picnic shelter with seating capacity for up to 100 individuals, park office and public restrooms.