- The list below includes 43 free or cheap things to do in or near Lancaster, California, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Parks, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- From Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve to Apollo Community Regional Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lancaster and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palmdale and Santa Clarita.
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Strolling down an orange carpeted hill is what the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve is all about. From Mid-February to May, the poppy fields bloom synchronously to create a canopy of orange colored flowers. Blooms are not the same year in and year out.
The Apollo Community Regional Park offers biking, hiking, and fishing opportunities. The location contains a concession stand, playgrounds, and a wide variety of picnicking spaces, tables, pergolas and family picnic areas.
Measuring more than 63 acres, Lancaster City Park features sports facilities for tennis, basketball, volleyball and softball. The park also offers a playground, walking trails, open play areas, an auditorium and both sheltered and open picnic areas with grills.
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Lancaster Road, Lancaster, CA 93536 MoreLess Info
Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park is a large state park dedicated to protecting its large population of Joshua and juniper trees. It is recommended that the park be visited in the early Spring when the Joshua trees bloom.
At the Laemmle Boulevard Cinemas, moviegoers can watch art house, independent, and international films. This luxury-style cinema also sells beer, wine, cocktails, pizza, hot dogs, hummus chips, popcorn, and soft drinks.