- The list below includes 543 free or cheap things to do in or near Pleasanton, California, including 130 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Playgrounds, History Museums and Farms & Ranches.
- From Pleasanton Sports & Recreation Park to Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Pleasanton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palo Alto, San Jose, San Ramon and Dublin.
96% 27 votes
5800 Parkside Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94566 MoreLess Info
A large grassy park with ample green space, Pleasonton Sports & Recreation Park offers a variety of sports fields, including baseball, soccer, and football. The park also offers barbecue grills, picnic tables, restrooms, and a playground.
Located on 5,271 acres of parkland, the Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park is a public park that provides scenic views overlooking the local area. The park contains a number of nature trails commonly used by hikers, cyclists, and equestrian riders.
92% 12 votes
Junipero Street & Independence Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566 MoreLess Info
Mission Hills Park is a neighborhood park with a hill slide. The park has two play areas with slides, swings, monkey bars and a zip line. There is also a 1/2 basketball court, and a picnic area with a gazebo.
65% 127 votes
2500 Stanley Blvd., Pleasanton, CA MoreLess Info
The Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area is a fun-filled water park with designated fishing and swimming spots with slides. In addition, there are a multitude of picnic tables and plenty of bird watching opportunities.
Pleasanton's Amador Valley Park is a family friendly community park. Featuring an outdoor movies-in-the-park series through the summer the park also offers a playground, a basketball court, shady trees and picnic areas.
Situated on 24 acres, Val Vista Community Park features soccer fields, a roller hockey rink and a skate park. It provides walking paths and picnic tables as well as facilities for children including playgrounds and water play areas.
67% 9 votes
5801 Valley Blvd, Pleasanton, CA 94566 MoreLess Info
A community-owned park and tennis complex, Pleasanton Tennis & Community Park offers an open tennis court, playground equipment and sand box, volleyball courts, barbecue facilities, and picnic areas, as well as restrooms.
Orloff Park is an eight acre community park that has an exercise course, picnic tables, a softball field, volleyball, basketball, a toddler playground with ride-on toys, slides, and foam floor, and youth playground with sandbox and slides.
38% 8 votes
4455 Black Avenue, Pleasanton, CA 94566 MoreLess Info
The Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center features a 50m Olympic size pool, a shallow pool with waterslide, a lap pool with diving well, picnic and lounge area, locker room and showers. Numerous programs are available for swim teams and lessons.