- The list below includes 17 free or cheap things to do in or near Picacho, Arizona, including 42 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Farms & Ranches, Movie Theaters and Parks.
- From Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch to Picacho Peak State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Picacho and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Casa Grande, Florence and Marana.
Family owned and run, the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch is dubbed as one of America's fun and unique roadside experience. Children and adults alike can pet and feed ostriches and other cute animals. The highlight of the ranch is its monster truck tours!
The beautiful Picacho Peak is located within the Picacho Peak State Park. It has been used as a landmark in previous centuries. The park boasts of beautiful hiking trails and vistas during spring time. One recommended activity is the Civil War Battle reenactment.
A working cotton farm open for guided tours, Caywood Farms features an extensive three and a half hour tour of the facility that includes a hayride, the opportunity to hand pick cotton, and an explanation of the cotton harvest process.
A movie theater with 14 auditoriums, Harkins Casa Grande 14 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, 3D movies, Ultimate Rocker seats and a snack bar with food and drinks.
Casa Grande's BlackBox Theatre is run by the BlackBox Foundation, a nonprofit that seeks to bring cultural experiences to the community. The theater presents a variety of dramatic productions, and offers acting lessons and clinics.
Located in downtown Casa Grande, the Paramount Theatre is run by the non-profit Paramount Foundation. The theater is a small performance space with Egyptian-themed decor, and it brings in a wide variety of nationally touring musical acts.
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1115 N Brown Avenue, Casa Grande, AZ 85122 MoreLess Info
With swimming classes and camps available, Palm Island Family Aquatics Park offers a zero depth entry pool with fountains, spray devices, a two story slide, and more. Visitors can also rent the aquatic center for private events.
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110 W Florence Blvd, Casa Grande, AZ 85222 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to preserving the rural history of the region, Casa Grande Valley Historical Society has a museum filled with artifacts for visitors to explore. Visitors can learn about life as a cowboy in 19th century Arizona.