- The list below includes 818 free or cheap things to do in or near Castro Valley, California, including 129 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Horseback Riding, National & State Parks and Bowling.
- From Lake Chabot Regional Park to Fairmont Ridge Staging Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Castro Valley and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Berkeley and Palo Alto.
Jenny's Workshop 20297 Patio Drive, Castro Valley, CA MoreLess Info
Workshops enable to create own clay flowers and take them home to decorate interiors
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17930 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546 MoreLess Info
Those who wish to go fishing may enjoy the trout, catfish, bass, and crappie catches at Lake Chabot Regional Park. Visitors can also rent canoes and boats and purchase 'bait and tackle' at Marina Cafe.
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18988 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546 MoreLess Info
At the Castro Valley Community Center – Park, visitors can play basketball, baseball, and soccer. The location also contains picnic areas and tables, a snack bar, an open lawn area, and horseshoe courts.
Greenridge Park's most notable attraction is its scenic view of the Bay Area, offering photo opportunities. Additionally, the location also contains traditional park facilities, including a playground for children to enjoy.
Castro Valley Dog Park offers pet owners the chance to unleash their dogs as they roam around a grassy, tree-surrounded area. The attraction is also attached to a regular park so dog owners can also take their pet on a stroll.
The Five Canyons Park contains several loop trails for those who wish to go hiking and biking. Those who wish to go wildlife viewing or are seeking photo opportunities may also enjoy the site's scenic area.