- The list below includes 333 free or cheap things to do in or near Tualatin, Oregon, including 85 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Mini Golf, Dog Park and Farms & Ranches.
- From Ibach Park to Tualatin Community Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Tualatin and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Linn, Vancouver, Portland and Hillsboro.
Bush's Pasture Park contains the oldest greenhouse conservatory in Oregon, the Bush Barn Art Center featuring contemporary art, and the Bush Museum in the Asahel Bush home. The park also contains numerous playgrounds, horseshoe courts, tennis courts, and ball fields.
Guided tours take visitors to Bush House Museum back to 1878, the year the family mansion was constructed. Inhabited for 75 years by the family of owner Asahel Bush II, the house, located in Bush's Pasture Park, was kept largely in its original condition.
With its grand architecture, Victorian gardens and intricate stained glass, the Historic Deepwood Estate is a must-see for locals and visitors to Salem. The estates rich history began in 1893, and today the grounds are available for weddings and private events.
Beginning in 1998, the Salem Saturday Market has since grown to be one of the largest market operations in the state of Oregon. Fresh and locally grown produce and flowers are available as are specialty food items from a variety of vendors.
As of 2013, native grasses are being restored to the Minto Brown Park. Visitors can expect to see this restoration, along with a large off-leash area for pets, and 14 hiking trails ranging from .11 miles to 1.89 miles.
The Mount Hood National Forest comprises over 60 miles of terrain at the base of Mount Jefferson, with hiking, horseback and cross country ski trails, rafting and fishing, alongside picnic and campgrounds. Visit Timberline Lodge, a Depression-era National Historical Monument now operated as a hotel and lodge.
Sitting on 550-acres of land, the Wildwood Recreation Site is a recreational park that features dense vegetation, Western Red Cedar trees, and hiking trails. The site also has athletic fields, outdoor picnic kitchens, and group shelters.