- The list below includes 44 free or cheap things to do in or near Wasilla, Alaska, including 33 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Parks, Kayaking and Off Road & ATV.
- From Independence Mine State Historical Park to Newcomb Park Wasilla Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wasilla and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Palmer, Eagle River, Anchorage and Girdwood.
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Knik River Rd, Mile 3.5, Palmer, AK 99645 MoreLess Info
A steep trail running near a river, Pioneer Ridge - Austin Helmers Trail is marked by small streams and swampy areas covered by bridges. There are many views of nearby waterfalls, and wildlife includes black bears.
Musk Ox Farm is a historic 1930s-era Colony farm dedicated to the once endangered Ice Age mammal that roamed the earth alongside saber tooth tigers and woolly mammoths. View them on a walking tour or wander around the small museum and gift shop featuring hand-knit qiviut items.
Collecting, preserving, and celebrating the history of Palmer, Alaska, The Palmer Historical Society maintains the Colony House Museum. The society hosts frequent history themed events, as well, and creates a periodic newsletter.
Located in the restored home of one of the first arrivals in the area, the Colony House Museum celebrates the traditions and history of the local area. The museum is run by the local historical society and is open daily.
Drawing its name from Arkrose Peak, Arkrose Brewery is a seven barrel production microbrewery in Palmer Valley. The brewery offers a tasting room and hosts special events during the month involving tours, art, and chocolate. They feature four flagship beers.
Also known as Fishtale River Guides, Alaska Salmon Fishing leads a variety of different fishing expeditions, including day trips with guided fishing or boat charters as well as seasonal ice fishing expeditions.
Fishtale River Guides offer experienced fishing trips year-round for king and silver and other common salmon species. Enjoy a 6 or 8 hour river tour during the fishing season, or winter ice-fishing. Fishing and lodging packages are also available.
The Reindeer Farm is a family run farm and home to 150 Reindeer, 35 Elk, 13 Horses, 1 Bull Moose, and 1 Bison. Other activities include hiking trails, horseback rides, Hay Rides, Tractor Rides, Hay Maze, Pototo Launching, face painting, Spooky walk, and Horse riding.