- The list below includes 561 free or cheap things to do in or near Half Moon Bay, California, including 125 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Farms & Ranches, Kayaking and Hiking Trails.
- From Waterfront Coastside Trail to Mavericks, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Half Moon Bay and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Palo Alto and Los Altos.
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Half Moon Bay Art Glass 12341 San Mateo Road, Half Moon Bay, CA MoreLess Info
Beginner-friendly class teaches students to blow and shape a mini pumpkin while additional glass trinkets available for purchase
96% 26 votes
Skyline Blvd & Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno, CA 94096 MoreLess Info
The Sawyer Camp Trail is a segment of the larger Crystal Springs Regional Trail and is designated for bicyclists, hikers, joggers and equestrians. The best known trail in San Mateo County, Sawyer Camp is about six miles in length.
91% 272 votes
Crystal Springs Rd & Skyline Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94401 MoreLess Info
A popular paved trail wide enough for two-way traffic, Sawyer Camp Trail at Crystal Springs Reservoir is designed for hikers, joggers, and bicyclists, and horseback riders. The trail features restrooms at either end as well as picnic areas.
61% 18 votes
1851 Lexington Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94402 MoreLess Info
The Highlands Recreation District is a family friendly district that is most widely known for being the home of a municipal pool. The district also offers free bike skills days as well as a free bike rodeo for entertainment.
82% 44 votes
80 Canada Road, Redwood City, CA 94062 MoreLess Info
Commemorating the completion of the Hetch-Hetchy Dam water transport project in 1934, the Pulgas Water Temple stands to celebrate the delivery of clean water to the area. The temples surrounding park area is a serene and peaceful place to visit or host private events.
- 1 votes
2599 Hallmark Drive, Belmont, CA 94002 MoreLess Info
Known for its tennis courts, Hallmark Park offers visitors two gated courts surrounded by hills. Next to the tennis courts, there is a small playground with two swings and a slide.
56% 62 votes
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402 MoreLess Info
Located on a 153-acre campus, the College of San Mateo is a higher education facility that features more than 20 student clubs and serves 10,000 students. The college also provides transfer services, cultural activities, and employment assistance.
100% 16 votes
2600 Hallmark Drive, Belmont, CA 94002 MoreLess Info
Located in Hallmark Park, Crystal Springs Cross Country Course provides for an array of outdoor activities including hiking, jogging and running. The trail offers scenic views of the city (namely the skyline) and glimpses of wildlife.
80% 64 votes
Lyall Way, Belmont, CA 94002 MoreLess Info
Also know as the John Brooks Memorial Open Space, Water Dog Lake Park presses directly against the lake itself and offers a small pier that leads into the water. A large trailhead is available at the park which offers individual trails of varying lengths.
84% 64 votes
Edmonds Road, Redwood City, CA 94061 MoreLess Info
The Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve is a forest preserve that features a dog park, hiking trails, and handicap accessible areas. The trails can be used for walking, running, and biking.
- 0 votes
268-298 Crestview Drive, San Carlos, CA 94070 MoreLess Info
Vista Park is 3.8 acres and features a jogging path, picnic tables, benches and open space. The park boasts scenic views of the Bay area, including the peninsula, valley, three bridges and mountains in three directions.