- 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.
Bodenburg Butte is a low isolated mountaintop nestled at the bottom of the Matanuska valley that has two trails, one maintained and the other side more adventurous. The best months are May to November. Allow for a 1-3 hour hike over 2 – 3hours depending on your fitness level.
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17435 Marcus Baker Drive, Palmer, AK 99654 MoreLess Info
Alaska All Terrain Tours - Day Tours offers patrons guided offroad tours of the Alaskan terrain on ATVs. Patrons will observe various birds, animal wildlife and scenery including whales, porpoises, seals, glaciers, puffins and sea otters. Lunch is also provided.
Mt. Baldy offers family friendly hiking trails and beautiful views of Anchorage. The trails are also dog friendly in the warmer months, though the mountain is still easily accessible in the snowy season for more advanced hikers.
A 24-lane bowling facility, Eagle River Bowl offers open and league bowling as well as private event hosting. The center has a pro shop, a bar with adult beverages, a golf simulator and a cafe with food and drinks.
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11723 Old Glenn Highway, Eagle River, AK 99577 MoreLess Info
The history and science of Alaska is on view at The Alaska Museum of Natural History, where patrons can learn about the region dating back to the Ice Age. There are also many interactive displays and activities for kids.
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Mi 2.2 Old Glenn Hy, Eagle River, AK 99577 MoreLess Info
Created in 1983, the McDonald Harry J Memorial Ctr is a multi-purpose facility that features a multi-use turf field, a 2-lane track, and an ice hockey rink. The track can be used for running or walking.
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11421 Old Glenn Highway, Eagle River, AK 99577 MoreLess Info
Artworks Gallery & Glass Studio is an art gallery and studio featuring the artwork of over 100 artists, with a focus on local Alaskan artists. The gallery also has glass available for stained glass work and offers several art classes.
Cascading down over 70-feet, Thunderbird Falls is an Alaskan waterfall that requires a 0.8-mile trek from the trailhead. The waterfall has a number of access points including the main overlook and the bottom of the falls.