- The list below includes 706 free or cheap things to do in or near San Mateo, California, including 127 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Gardens, Hiking Trails and Running/Jogging.
- From The San Mateo Japanese Garden to Sawyer Camp Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Mateo and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Pacifica, Half Moon Bay and Berkeley.
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- 2 votes
Verner Hanson Park
399 Jill Drive, Tracy, CA 95377 MoreLess Info
Verner Hanson Park is a city park that features large open green spaces, basketball courts, picnic areas, and playgrounds with a variety of equipment. The park also has a horseshoe pit.
100% 12 votes
775 Baywood Dr, Ste 105, Petaluma, CA 94954 MoreLess Info
Petaluma Stand Up Paddle provides the opportunity for guests to tour the Petaluma River with a Stand Up Paddle. They offer 14 miles of picturesque river where patrons will see many waterfront restaurants and other attractions.
70% 10 votes
1171 Kellogg Street, Suisun City, CA 94585 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to rescuing local wildlife and preserving the nearby marsh is the Suisun Wildlife Center. Visitors can enjoy scenic nature walks, canoe rides, participate in an educational program or take a guided tour.
38% 13 votes
16545 Murphy Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 MoreLess Info
Part of the larger Morgan Hill Outdoor Sport Center, the Morgan Hill Soccer Complex features over a dozen grass soccer fields, as well as some turf fields. The complex hosts youth soccer leagues and a variety of other events.
100% 2 votes
5492 Sandmound Blvd, Oakley, CA 94561 MoreLess Info
Owned and run by professional fisherman Bobby Barrack, the Bobby Barrack Fishing Guide Service offers guided fishing trips in the California Delta. Barrack teaches the fundamentals of fishing on each trip.
92% 50 votes
750 Tennant Sta, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 MoreLess Info
Moviegoers can enjoy amenities like curved screens, motion-enhanced seating and digital 3D at Tennant Station Stadium Cinema. The complex also offers online ticketing, matinees and is available for parties and rentals.
100% 3 votes
1690 San Pedro Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 MoreLess Info
Specializing in competitive horse riding lessons, Ligara Farms runs visitors through the basics of equine maintenance and riding. It also hosts monthly tournaments and horse shows where visitors can watch experienced riders display their skills.
86% 57 votes
Manresa State Beach
San Andreas Road, Aptos, CA MoreLess Info
At Manresa State Beach, visitors will be able to enjoy recreational activities, surf fishing, and surfing. This site, which features a large amount of sea and sand, features changing weather conditions. Layered clothing is encouraged.
89% 9 votes
1 Seascape Resort Drive, Aptos, CA 95003 MoreLess Info
Seascape Park is a 6-acre neighborhood park that features a picnic area, a wheelchair accessible playground, restrooms, and views of Monterey Bay. The park has benches created by artist Mary Fuller.
40% 5 votes
Suisun City Marina
800 Kellogg Street, Suisun City, CA 94585 MoreLess Info
Suisun City Marina was completely rebuilt in 1994 and provides 150 rental berthing slips along with a 300 ft. guest dock and boat launch ramps at the south end of the marina.