- The list below includes 574 free or cheap things to do in or near Walnut Creek, California, including 130 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Hiking Trails, Children's Play Area and Gardens.
- From The Ruth Bancroft Garden to Heather Farm Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Walnut Creek and in nearby cities within 25 miles like San Francisco, Berkeley, San Ramon and Richmond.
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1251 E Yosemite Avenue, Manteca, CA 95336 MoreLess Info
Featuring 48 wood lanes, Manteca Bowl & Family Fun Center offers open and league bowling along with batting cages and an arcade. The center provides a pro shop, a restaurant with a full bar, pool tables and dart boards.
Situated on 27 acres, Morse Park features a dog park, walking trail, picnic areas, playground and open grass fields. It can be used for sports and activities including soccer, softball, basketball, horseshoes, bocce ball, baseball and skating.
Located on the site of the now defunct Machado Dairy, the Machado Dairy Park offers a soccer field, a half court basketball court, open green space, and two separate farm themed playgrounds for younger and older children.
Hikers and bicycle riders have access to many excellent and challenging trails within Annadel State Park. Entry is free. The park does not allow camping or off-trail cycling. Horses are only permitted on certain trails.
An indoor surfing simulator, Surf Xtreme also offers a wide variety of sports activities. The facility features a paintball adventure area, a trampoline area, and other indoor sports areas, in addition to a restaurant.
A bowling center featuring 44 lanes, Pins N Strikes offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and shoe rental. The center has a bar and grill, private event facilities, over 100 arcade games and live music.
Hosting interactive programs for kids, Explorit Science Center organizes activities centered around science education, such as animal exhibits and hands-on crafts. The museum has rotating exhibits and special events like science lectures.