Going on fun family adventures in Clovis doesn't have to put a dent in your wallet. Dive into the heart of this family-friendly city with our guide to cost-free activities that cater to all ages. From scenic parks to cultural gems, discover this budget-friendly adventure! 

Clovis-Big Dry Creek Museum 

Location: 401 Pollasky Avenue, Clovis, CA 93612

Clovis Big Dry Creek Museum

Learn about Clovis' rich history as you go through the Clovis-Big Dry Creek Museum. The museum is located in what was once the first bank in Clovis and admission is free! See historical photos of Clovis, artifacts and archives, a room honoring local veterans, memorabilia belonging to Ken "Festus" Curtis of Gunsmoke (who retired in Clovis), and a piece of the Shaver Lake-Clovis flume (which used to transport lumber and water from the Fresno County foothills down to the Valley floor). 

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Clovis Veterans Memorial District

Location: 808 4th St, Clovis, CA 93612

Clovis Heritage Community Center

In Clovis' Veterans Memorial District, you'll learn about the city's dedication to honoring veterans and how that spirit has remained in Clovis' foundation since its early beginnings. Walk the district for free to see statues and murals. Stop by the Clovis Heritage Museum where you'll learn about the start of the city's cherished traditions, including the Clovis Rodeo, and how U.S. service members from the community stood up in times of adversity to make the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The museum is free to enter. 

Click here for the Clovis Heritage Museum's hours

Clovis Trails 

Location: Find a map of the trails here.

bike trail tunnel covered with trees

Bike, skate, walk, jog--travel along the Clovis Trails. The expansive trail runs through the city of Clovis with stops at several kid-friendly parks, the Clovis Botanical Garden, and Old Town Clovis along the way. 

The trails are free and open to the public 7 days a week. 

Clovis Botanical Garden

Location: 945 Clovis Ave, Clovis, CA 93611

Clovis Botanical Garden

Walk through and discover incredible plants growing at the Clovis Botanical Garden. Learn about its organizers’ mission to promote water conservation in Fresno County, California, and beyond. The garden is free for all ages to enjoy! 

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California 9/11 Memorial

Location: 3485 Never Forget Ln, Clovis, CA 93612

9/11 Memorial

Fresno County residents will never forget the tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001. The California 9/11 Memorial is a free exhibit that features several monuments honoring those who lost their lives in the attack on the World Trade Center and the first responders who jumped into action that day. It is the largest memorial of its kind in the United States outside of New York City. 

The memorial is open to the public 7 days a week.