- The list below includes 826 free or cheap things to do in or near Hayward, California, including 130 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Aquariums and Playgrounds.
- From Hayward Japanese Gardens to Garin & Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Parks, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hayward and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and Palo Alto.
The World Wide Art, Inc. art gallery and shop features works by world renowned artists and original Disney Works. Other limited edition pieces available to view and purchase include works by Hanna Barbera, Thomas Kinkade and Marvel.
The Bowling Alley, Castro Village Bowl, is a facility that features 32-lanes, automatic scoring, bumpers for inexperienced bowlers, a full service cocktail lounge, and a snack bar. The alley has bowling leagues for people of all ages.
Castro Valley Dog Park offers pet owners the chance to unleash their dogs as they roam around a grassy, tree-surrounded area. The attraction is also attached to a regular park so dog owners can also take their pet on a stroll.
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10970 Crown Canyon Road, Castro Valley, CA 94552 MoreLess Info
Specializing in horse training, Graceland Equestrian Center offers visitors instructional classes that teach the basics of horsemanship. In addition to horse training, the center hosts a weekly yoga session to improve the flexibility of riders.
88% 33 votes
18988 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546 MoreLess Info
At the Castro Valley Community Center – Park, visitors can play basketball, baseball, and soccer. The location also contains picnic areas and tables, a snack bar, an open lawn area, and horseshoe courts.