- 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.
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Stanford Ave & Junipero Serra Blvd, Palo Alto, CA 94305 MoreLess Info
Located in the foothills around Stanford University, The Dish - Stanford Foothills features a working radiotelescope that is frequently used for educational and research purposes. The area is also popular among joggers and hikers.
Spanning 21 acres, Mitchell Park offers sporting areas for tennis, handball, and horseshoes, a fenced dog run, a playground with 'faux' wading pool, and a quarter-mile walking path. Public art and picnic areas with grills are also available.
Designed by racing experts, LeMans Karting is an indoor Kart racing facility where you can compete with ten-plus racers. There is also a Junior Driver training program which teaches practical racing fundamentals prior to obtaining a license.
Cornelis Bol Park is 13.8 acres and includes a path for biking and jogging, a separate footpath, children's playground, benches and a native plant garden. Two donkeys live in an adjacent area and frequently visit the park.
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Bill Graham Pkwy at North Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94041 MoreLess Info
A fenced, off-leash canine recreation facility, Shoreline Dog Park features dirt and gravel fields with a few trees. The park provides a double-gated entrance, dog waste bags, water fountains and a shaded area with picnic tables.
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1 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043 MoreLess Info
The Shoreline Amphitheatre is a sizable outdoor venue that has a capacity of 22,000 seats, including lawn seats. Over the years, it has become a popular spot for music festivals, concerts, comedy shows and other kinds of gatherings.
The Mission Peak Regional Preserve is a suitable location for interpretive hiking, radio control flying, hand gliding, and paragliding activities. Visitors of this preserve can also go backpack camping with a reservation.
A 4.1-acre park with trees and open space, Juana Briones Park also includes two childrenâ€™s playgrounds, a basketball court, picnic tables, benches and a footpath. The playgrounds feature a climbing rock and a sand and water feature.
Kids Gone Wild is a recreational facility that features 4,200-foot playroom, a 24-foot slide, mini basketball hoops, a toddlers play area, and a bounce house. The facility has separate party rooms available for rent.