- The list below includes 722 free or cheap things to do in or near Redwood City, California, including 126 different types of inexpensive activities like Playgrounds, Dog Park, Parks and Hiking Trails.
- From La Petite Playhouse to Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Redwood City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Half Moon Bay and Los Altos.
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Known for its wildflowers in spring, Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve is 467 acres of woodlands and grasslands suitable for hiking and even horseback riding. Common wildlife in the area includes deer, birds and reptiles.
The one acre Stafford Park is a small, neighborhood park with summertime water features. The park also has picnic areas with barbecue pits and playground equipment that is suitable for children ages two to 12.
Redwood Shores Bay Trail is 500 miles long and offers wildlife and places to come for cycling and running. Visitors can also see birds, squirrels, jack rabbits, the high and low tides, sting rays, jelly fish and plants all around.
Located in front of a historic 1910 courthouse with Greek Revival architecture, Courthouse Square is a town square that hosts community events. Visitors can attend local concerts, festivals, and art shows in the square.
Commemorating the completion of the Hetch-Hetchy Dam water transport project in 1934, the Pulgas Water Temple stands to celebrate the delivery of clean water to the area. The temples surrounding park area is a serene and peaceful place to visit or host private events.