- The list below includes 194 free or cheap things to do in or near Riverton, Utah, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Historic Sites, Movie Theaters and Family Fun Center.
- From Jordan River Parkway, Rotary Park Trailhead to Jordan River Parkway, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Riverton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Salt Lake City, Provo, Sandy and Lehi.
The Motor Vu Drive-In Theatre is a drive-in movie theater that features a snack bar, digital projection, and occasional the flea market. The theater shows big-budget Hollywood productions as well as classic films.
Much of the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway parallels the Provo River as it heads east from Kamas into the Uinta Mountains through the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The road offers scenic overlooks, picnic areas, and campgrounds.
Waterfall Canyon Trail is a rugged hiking path through scenic terrain that crosses two wooden bridges leading to a 200-foot waterfall. There, hikers can view Ogden Valley and observe wildlife surrounding the falls.
Union Station, a train depot, is a local historic landmark and the site comprises of a railroad museum, a firearms museum, an art gallery as well as a car and western heritage museum. The depot also offers guided paranormal tours of the place.
Utah State Railroad Museum, located at Union Station, is a specialty museum housing a variety of artifacts and illustrations concerning the transcontinental railroad with some of the original timber used in construction put on a display. The exhibits also have railway equipment and a model railroad.
Treehouse Children's Museum is a children's museum focused on favorite children's stories with the purpose of increasing literacy. Some of the interactive exhibits include Jack's Fairy Tale Diner, Treehouse Jupiter Train Locomotive and German House Puppet Theater.