- The list below includes 22 free or cheap things to do in or near Gadsden, Alabama, including 44 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters and Breweries.
- From Noccalula Falls Park & Campground to Neely Henry Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Gadsden and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Anniston and Attalla.
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1500 Noccalula Falls Park, Gadsden, AL 35999 MoreLess Info
Noccalula Falls Park & Campground are home to the only water falls in city limits of any falls in America. You will also see a small scale train that goes through a village of old homes and businesses within the park and a small zoo with a lion.
Named for a Korean War Medal Of Honor Winner, Ola Lee Mise Patriots Park is a historical piece of the Gadsden community. The park features a war memorial, a ships propeller and anchors and an expansive field to enjoy the park.
Dub Parker Park is a fenced park area that offers a playground with playground equipment. The park also offers picnic tables and a pavilion and provides a boat launch. A security guard is always present during hours of operation.
A community park, Banks Park features an array of amenities, including a basketball court, playground equipment for kids, picnic pavilions for rent, tennis and volleyball courts, and baseball fields. It also has a community center available for rent.
An ideal space for birdwatching, the James D. Martin Wildlife Park rests on Neely Henry Lake. It includes a walking trail that not only offers views of the lake, but extends to nearby islands for more wildlife exploration.
Mary G Hardin Center for Cultural Arts offers its more than 100,000 visitors per year three galleries with national and local exhibits, dinner theaters and courtyard concerts of the nationally renowned Etowah Youth Orchestras, among the other year round festivals and special events.
Imagination Place is a Children's Museum designed for children ages 2 through 10 which will bring delight as they explore KidsTown USA where everything is pint sized. They can visit a medical clinic, grocery store, construction pit, or hop in the back of the Red Cross ERV (emergency response vehicle).