- 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.
Home to a six-acre cornfield maze once featured on Letterman, G&M Farms is a popular location for nature enthusiasts of all ages. Exploring the maze, viewing the native animals, and picking pumpkins from the patch are among the popular activities.
A neighborhood park, Pheasant Country Park has a basketball court, separate playgrounds for toddlers and older kids, walking and running trails with workout stations, and a picnic area with a barbecue grill.
Offering recreation for both humans and dogs, Willow Oaks Park features an open play field, tennis court and playground. An off-leash dog park offers dogs and their owners an opportunity for socialization and exercise.
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2805 Purisima Creek Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 MoreLess Info
Leading hikers through a nature preserve, Purisima Creek Trail offers visitors scenic views of a redwood forest and creek. Along the trail visitors can view wildlife like lizards, and native plant life like wildflowers and berries.
One of the primary draws of Creekside Park is the starting point for the Marsh Creek Trail that caters to mountain bikers and walkers. Standard park facilities are also present, such as a ball field, children's playground equipment, and picnic areas.
Located on the campus of Oakley's Freedom High School, the Freedom Swimming Pool offers both a shallow pool for children and casual bathers and a deeper pool that ranges from ten feet to 13 feet deep in the diving area.
A 15,000-square-foot facility, Burgess Skate Park offers skateboarders a space to learn and practice skills with a variety of ramps, elevations and obstacles. The park offers skateboarding classes and is also available for rental.
A single-screen facility built in 1926, the Guild Theater offers showings of major film releases, independent and foreign films. The theater also offers monthly midnight screenings of 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show.'
Known as a secluded beach in the area, Redondo Beach is a beach offering relaxation and scenic views for those who visit. Visitors commonly enjoy walking their dog along the beach and seeing the luxurious homes/hotel in the backdrop.