- The list below includes 57 free or cheap things to do in or near Jaffrey, New Hampshire, including 92 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Horseback Riding, Walking Trails and Playgrounds.
- From Mount Monadnock State Park to Mount Monadnock, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Jaffrey and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Peterborough, Fitchburg, Keene and Leominster.
Nestled in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, the Mount Monadnock State Park is lush, shady and popular for picnics. The park includes the Poole Reservoir in its extreme northwestern corner. Day visits are free, but campers must purchase a permit.
A sports complex, Humiston Field features a dual-use field for baseball and soccer along with basketball and volleyball courts that serve as a winter ice skating rink. It also offers a children's playground, bleacher seating and a snack bar.
Lake Contoocook Public Beach is a beach off the coast of Lake Contoocook. The beach is open to the public and is known to be relatively uncrowded. The lake is suitable for fishing and lunch stands can be found nearby.
Named for World War II veterans, Howard Memorial Park is located along a wooded area that features views of nearby Cheshire Pond. The park is home to waterfowl and offers open grassy areas along with picnic tables.
Offering guided horseback trail tours, Patriot Farm at the Grand View Private Tours takes visitors on a scenic ride through its farm with views of the surrounding mountains. The ride takes visitors through fields, forests, and roads.
This art gallery features the work of Christopher Myott, a full-time artist living in New Hampshire. The artist creates furniture from salvaged wood as well as paintings and drawings. Myott's work is inspired by utilitarian design and historical folklore.