- The list below includes 567 free or cheap things to do in or near Richmond, California, including 133 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Parks, Dog Park and Maze.
- From Point Isabel Dog Park to Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Richmond and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and South San Francisco.
Brones Regional Park is comprised of over 6,000 acres of rolling green hills. Visitors can go horseback riding, hiking, or camping in the hills, which are home to animals like deer, coyotes, vultures, and hawks.
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Eighth Street and Otis Drive, Alameda, CA MoreLess Info
Visitors of the Crown Memorial State Beach Park will be able to go fishing, boating, swimming, or picnicking. The location also hosts naturalist-guided programs and is an ideal location for boardsporting activities.
Named for the 'Poet of the Sierras', Joaquin Miller Park is situated on 500 acres of redwood groves, oak woodlands, meadows and hillsides. The park provides an area suitable for hiking, biking, picnicking, dog walking and wildlife viewing.
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4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez, CA 94553 MoreLess Info
The John Muir National Historic Site is a dedicated to the founder of the environmental movement. There are several group and walking tours available throughout his home as well as the surrounding land so visitors can learn more about the impact Muir made on society.
Now open to the public, the Mare Island Naval Shipyard gives visitors an interesting look into the history of the Navy's role in World War II. The shipyard is favored by local photographers for the buildings and industrial landscape.
Vallejo Farmers Market offers fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables from the fields and orchards of family farms. The Saturday market is open year-round with the season's freshest fruits, vegetables, greens and nuts along with freshly caught seafood and fresh-cut flowers.
Located between San Francisco Bay and the Delta, Vallejo Marina is a local marina offering a large selection of amenities for its customers to enjoy. These amenities include fuel docks, hot showers, a nearby launch ramp, and a laundry facility.
In 1968,Jefferson Airplane, the rock band bought this 20-room San Francisco mansion to use it as a recording studio, rehearsal hall, office and home for the band's members.The current occupants do not accept touring guests.