- The list below includes 562 free or cheap things to do in or near Paramus, New Jersey, including 118 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Mini Golf, Movie Theaters and Children's Museums.
- From Saddle River County Park Dunkerhook Area to Besen Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Paramus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New York City, Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn.
The Ultimate Fun Girls Night Out North Jersey MoreLess Info
Participants enjoy attractions such as food and drink samples, dancing, photo booth pictures, and complimentary services from vendors
80% 5 votes
Dunkerhook Road, Paramus, NJ 07410 MoreLess Info
With waterfalls, brooks, and trails to explore, Saddle River County Park Dunkerhook Area has 577 acres consisting of 5 individual parks. There are bike paths, tennis grounds, and picnic pavilions within the park.
A wooded area, Besen Park features grass fields that can be used for picnics and open field sports like baseball, soccer and football. The park also has a children's playground with swings, a play structure and an obstacle course.
Consisting of an indoor facility lit with black light, Monster Mini Golf offers a horror themed course with a variety of monster sculptures. Visitors can have their birthday parties there and receive a guided tour of the course.
Opened in 1964, Paramus Municipal Pool features a 50-meter pool with a diving board and a water slide as well as two smaller pools for children. It also provides a snack bar, volleyball courts, a playground and grassy areas.
Named for Fritz Behnke, long-time official historian of Paramus, the Fritz Behnke Historical Museum is devoted to preserving a sense of how life in the area would have been a century ago through replicas and artifacts.
Interactive, hands-on exhibits like a real fire truck and helicopter, a fossil and dinosaur cave, medieval castle, and ballet studio form the base of The New Jersey Children's Museum. Play is encouraged, and special events can be organized at the site.
33% 3 votes
1199 E Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 MoreLess Info
A canine recreation facility, Saddle River County Park Dog Run features fenced fields consisting of gravel. The park provides shaded areas, dog waste bags, seating located outside the fenced area and a separate small dog section.
Cadmus House is an old Dutch-style stone building housing historical artifacts of Fair Lawn ranging from Native American arrow heads to Word War I and II uniforms. They also feature maps from the 1880's, old farm tools and a farmhouse.
20% 5 votes
East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 MoreLess Info
Scattered with shade provided by the surrounding trees, Saddle River County Park Wild Duck Pond Area offers a gated area for dogs to socialize in. The forest has several trails that cyclists and hikers can use.