- The list below includes 160 free or cheap things to do in or near Fountain Hills, Arizona, including 73 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Hiking Trails, Off Road & ATV and Botanical Gardens.
- From The Fountain to Fountain Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fountain Hills and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mesa, Tempe, Phoenix and Scottsdale.
Paul Mason Sports Complex features four adult-sized lighted softball diamonds, scoreboards, a concession stand and restrooms. The facility also has fencing to accommodate conversion for little league, pony league, fast pitch and other softball variants.
Nicknamed 'The Heart of Arizona' and surrounded by Tonto National Forest, the Town of Payson offers visitors a wide variety of activities amongst its scenic beauty. It also hosts many yearly events and features the world's oldest continuous rodeo.
Both an indoor and open air museum, the Rim Country Museum boasts of replicated 19th century old buildings built from its original foundations while the Haught cabin was relocated to the area, plank by plank. Exhibits inside the museum include blacksmith's shop and a pioneer kitchen.
Sundance Park & Dog Park consists of 30 acres that feature a playground, trails, sports fields, and areas for large and small dogs to run and play. It's also ideal for spending quality time having picnics with family and friends.
Down the Street Art Gallery is an art gallery that features artwork by Pam Fandrich, April Bower, Bob Gleason, Janice Hoyt, and Jeff Kuhns. The gallery displays acrylic paintings, oil paintings, and watercolors.
Staircase Waterfall is a local watering-hole that features a multi-step waterfall and pond for swimming. A large cut log helps swimmers access the deeper water. Parking available for a small fee, a hike to the waterfall is required for access.
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700 S Green Valley Parkway, Payson, AZ 85541 MoreLess Info
Featuring two museums, The Rim Country Museum and The Zane Grey Cabin, Northern Gila County Historical Society showcases replicas of historical structures from the Wild West. The museums are non-profit and run by local volunteers.