- The list below includes 98 free or cheap things to do in or near Provo, Utah, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Science Museums, Movie Theaters, Art Museum and Bike Paths.
- From Brigham Young University to Provo Canyon, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Provo and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lehi, Orem, Draper and Heber City.
Brigham Young University has a lot to offer to its students as well as visitors with beautiful views of the surrounding mountain range and manicured flower-beds. The campus also maintains an art museum, a paleontology museum, a fine arts center, a creamery and much more.
A large and scenic canyon, Provo Canyon is host to a variety of parks, which offer hiking trails, fishing in the Provo River, wildlife viewing opportunities, and picnic spots. The canyon is surrounded by mountains, which make for stunning views.
Bridal Veil Falls is one of the three waterfalls that constitute the famous Niagara Falls. Besides the scenic beauty of the place, there are also multiple picnic areas and paved trails and a small pond nearby where visitors can feed the fish.
Located near (and named after) Brigham Young University, Y Mountain is a 8,520-ft. mountain named for the giant concrete 'Y' located on the mountainside. Visitors commonly take the challenging hike up the mountain and enjoy the views from the Y.
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The Provo Canyon Recreation Trail is a nature trail that runs through several local parks around the area. Running, biking, horseback riding, and hiking are common activities for those who visit the trail.
Utah Lake State Park is Utah's largest freshwater lake and provides fishing access for channel catfish, walleye, white bass, black bass and several species of panfish. Patrons can spend an evening camping, then powerboat, canoe or sail on the Lake.