- The list below includes 333 free or cheap things to do in or near San Juan Capistrano, California, including 124 different types of inexpensive activities like Horseback Riding, Parks, Bike Paths and Hiking Trails.
- From Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park to Cook's Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Juan Capistrano and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Laguna Beach, Orange, Irvine and San Clemente.
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Equestrian center invites customers of all experience levels to saddle up for horseback riding lessons
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33401 Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
Spread over 8,000 acres, the Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park is situated within the western coastal Santa Ana Mountains. The park offers a Nature Center, bike trails, horseback riding trails, children's playground, and hiking trails.
Located within a quiet and peaceful residential area, Mission Bell Park is a park featuring a number of amenities for guests to enjoy. These amenities include a playground structure, a large open area, and a lot of shade.
The Las Ramblas Trail is a 3.5 mile dirt trail that can be hiked year-round. It has a variety of inclines to suit both the novice and advanced hiker, allows dogs and bicycles and offers sweeping views of the coast.
San Juan Creek Trail is a multi-use hiking and biking trail open year round. The 6 mile trail offers both paved and more challenging dirt paths with hills and variable terrain, and runs past the town and alongside beachfront areas.
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30291 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
A 2.5-acre facility named for a local veterinarian, Dr. Joe Cortese Dog Park provides a fenced area with dirt fields for canine recreation. The park features water fountains as well as separate areas for small and large dogs.
26801 Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 MoreLess Info
Mission San Juan Capistrano celebrates the early culture of Orange County, California and the Native American inhabitants. The mission offers guided tours and hands-on activities that include basket weaving, koi feedings, adobe brick making and gold panning.
Built in the late 1800's the O'Neill Museum is a historic piece of San Juan Capistrano history. The house museum acts as the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society Headquarters and houses the towns prominent documents, maps, photos and more.
A cinema multiplex with a number of amenities, Regency Theatres in San Juan Capistrano is most notable for Rick's Cafe, a bar and restaurant on the premises. It shows first-run movies and offers specials and matinees.
Bridges Equestrian features 3 covered arenas, 10 other arenas and miles of trails. They offer private riding lessons and group lessons for both beginners and advanced riders and tailor lesson programs for each student's equestrian experience.