- The list below includes 413 free or cheap things to do in or near Columbia, Maryland, including 124 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Lake, Parks and Bowling.
- From Centennial Park to Lake Kittamaqundi, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Columbia and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Baltimore, Washington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
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Columbia Skate Arena at Supreme Sports Club Baltimore MoreLess Info
Skaters of all ages enjoy a 12,658 square foot rink featuring a state-of-the-art sound system & live DJ on the weekends night skate sessions
93% 29 votes
10000 Rt 108, Columbia, MD 21045 MoreLess Info
Centennial Park is a 325 acre park populated by fields, woodlands, wetlands, and a large lake. Visitors to the park can find picnic, playground, and sports areas, as well as a variety of wildlife.
100% 4 votes
Columbia, MD 21044 MoreLess Info
The man-made Lake Kittamaqundi offers 27 acres of water with a rough depth of around seven feet. Boating is the most popular activity on the lake as there is a large boathouse with a wooden pier located along the western shore.
93% 14 votes
7200 Dockside Ln, Columbia, MD 21046 MoreLess Info
Lake Elkhorn Park is a small park housing a 37 acre lake with an average depth of 8 feet. The lake is suitable for trout and bass fishing. The park also maintains a walking trail, picnic areas, and a playground.
100% 1 votes
10026 Hyla Brook Road, Columbia, MD 21044 MoreLess Info
Established in 1966, Wilde Lake is a man-made drainage reservoir that collects water runoff from 1140-acres of land. The lake has a 27-foot by 200-foot wide dam across the Patuxent River.
100% 2 votes
5750 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD 21046 MoreLess Info
Spanning 298-acres of land, Blandair Regional Park is a recreational park that features a playground, a pond, and several multipurpose sports fields. The fields have bleachers and there is parking available in the park.
89% 70 votes
6692 Cedar lane, Columbia, MD 21044 MoreLess Info
Robinson Nature Center offers a range of interactive exhibits and educational programs about local wildlife and ecosystems. The center also contains a multi-purpose auditorium, a digital planetarium and many other attractions.
71% 7 votes
5453 Harpers Farm Road, Columbia, MD 21044 MoreLess Info
Columbia SportsPark is a facility designed to provide fun and entertainment to those who visit. Activities at the SportsPark include an 18-hole mini golf course, 10 batting cages, a playground, and two 600 foot pavilions.
- 1 votes
6400 Martin Road, Columbia, MD 21044 MoreLess Info
The Clemens Crossing Pool is an outdoor public pool that is home to a snack bar, an 8-lane main pool, and a slide. The pool also has shade structures, Wi-Fi, and a nearby baseball field.
71% 420 votes
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044 MoreLess Info
Guests of the Merriweather Post Pavilion will have the opportunity to watch musical performances from artists like Bastille and The Afghan Wings. This site, which features a Music Pinball Arcade and a large kitchen, has played host to artists like Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin.
100% 6 votes
8940 Rte 108, Ste F, Columbia, MD 21045 MoreLess Info
With the focus on child development, Child Playtime & Swellness Center offers several play areas for young children to explore. Visitors can rent the facility for their child's birthday party.