- The list below includes 294 free or cheap things to do in or near San Clemente, California, including 116 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Hiking Trails, Playgrounds and Skate Parks.
- From San Clemente Pier to San Clemente Coastal Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Clemente and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, Irvine, Oceanside and Newport Beach.
Pittsford Park is a neighborhood park with amenities such as a covered picnic shelter and playground equipment. Other features include rolling green hills, a volleyball court, a walking/jogging path, and tennis courts.
Outdoor time is on the menu at Serrano Creek Community Park. Located on the Serrano Creek trail, visitors enjoy walking, running and horseback riding. Tall trees provide shade for a picnic and being at one with nature.
Pinecrest Park is an ideal place for those seeking a little bit of everything so that everyone in the family can have a great time in the outdoors. This park features sports fields, playgrounds, a wilderness area, trails, and more.
50% 2 votes
21131 Los Alisos Blvd, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 MoreLess Info
While the Oso Lake Scout Camp caters mostly to Scout groups, the facility is still open for public rentals and camping. The lake offers catch-and-release bass fishing, rowing, and canoeing along with large open camping areas near the shore.
67% 3 votes
31504 Avenida de Las Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 MoreLess Info
A sports complex, Trabuco Mesa Park features three tennis courts, four softball fields and a full basketball court. The park also has a children's playground and a picnic area with barbecue grills.
83% 6 votes
25200 Trabuco Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630 MoreLess Info
Silver Stirrup Riding Academy offers regular horseback riding lessons and camps where they teach riding, grooming, roping and other horse activities. Camps are for one or three days and lessons are for both youths and adults.
100% 2 votes
25550 Commercentre Dr, Ste 100, Lake Forest, CA 92630 MoreLess Info
Lake Forest Sports Park is a large 86 acre park with 57 acres dedicated to sports fields and a multi-functional center. Attractions include baseball diamonds, soccer fields, a recreation center, basketball courts, hiking trails, playgrounds, and a picnic area.
Crystal Cove State Beach features three beach areas with access to coves and a 3.25 mile trail. Visitors can run, walk, jog and bike, and other activities include swimming, diving, fishing and enjoying the many tide pools.