- The list below includes 670 free or cheap things to do in or near Palatine, Illinois, including 108 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Soccer Field, Music Venue and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- From Falcon Park Recreation Center to Community Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Palatine and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Skokie, Oak Park, Evanston and West Chicago.
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Featuring a paved walking trail, Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve offers a variety of fishing spots on its 629 acres of land. In addition to trails, the park has picnic tables, baseball fields, and a playground.
Surrounded by beautiful gardens and Lake Etta, Lake Etta Co Park is a popular spot for relaxing and recreation in Gary. The park features an expansive playground, large shady trees for picnics and an event space and adjoining pergola for weddings and private events.