- 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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Plant Nite Bakersfield MoreLess Info
No green thumb is required to design a terrarium at this out-of-the-ordinary creative social event
83% 160 votes
15101 Lancaster Road, Lancaster, CA MoreLess Info
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.
90% 41 votes
4555 West Avenue G, Lancaster, CA MoreLess Info
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.
78% 23 votes
43063 10th St W, Lancaster, CA MoreLess Info
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.
89% 27 votes
170th Street East, Ave J, Lancaster, CA MoreLess Info
Saddleback Butte State Park is a great place to visit in the spring or fall. Vast rock formations and desert life can be explored in this park.
89% 9 votes
2850 W Ave L-12, Lancaster, CA 93536 MoreLess Info
The Forrest E Hull Park is a public park that offers a variety of amenities to its visitors. These include a playground area, a small walking trail, and a dog park that is divided between small and large dogs.
67% 3 votes
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.
60% 5 votes
Lancaster, CA MoreLess Info
Fast-paced, Sierra Highway Bike Trail is ideal for commuting cyclists in the Lancaster area. The trail connects to other biking paths and includes benches and shelters for periodic breaks and rests.
33% 3 votes
45045 N 5th St E, Lancaster, CA 93535 MoreLess Info
El Dorado Park features a playground with huge slides, a rock wall and a shaded area for toddlers. Other amenities include a preschool room, tennis court, softball field, walking trails, picnic tables and restrooms.
67% 12 votes
43000 30th Street East, Lancaster, CA MoreLess Info
Lancaster National Soccer Center is a popular local soccer park with well-maintained fields and excellent parking facilities which allow you to park very near to the field.
93% 101 votes
742 West Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA MoreLess Info
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.