Things to do in Walnut Creek

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    Mount Diablo State Park

    Mount Diablo State Park

    Ranked #1 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    9.024 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Rock city is a place full of caves, rocks, and amazing views. Be sure to visit elephant rock, wind caves, and sentinel rock.

  • 2
    Lindsay Wildlife Museum

    Lindsay Wildlife Museum

    Ranked #2 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    9.08 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Science Museum
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    Especially good for bird lovers with an emphasis on displaying live raptors. They usually have live eagles, hawks, and owls on display as well as live informative programs.

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    Iron Horse Regional Trail

    Iron Horse Regional Trail

    Ranked #3 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    8.38 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Hiking Trail
    Popular withOutdoorsyWellnessHistory

    The Iron Horse Regional Trail is a pedestrian and bicycle trail that passes over 40 miles through various Alameda and Contra Costa County cities ranging from Concord to Pleasanton. The ...

  • 4
    Lesher Center for the Arts

    Lesher Center for the Arts

    Ranked #4 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    9.06 reviews
    Performing Arts, Theater
    Popular withFamiliesArtsyNightlife

    The Bedford Gallery, is a program of the City of Walnut Creek, and also receives substantial support from the Diablo Regional Arts Association. If you have tickets to the show, ...

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    Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation

    Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation

    Ranked #5 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    10.05 reviews
    Other
    Popular withFamiliesWellnessOutdoorsy

    Fun looking at all the A's memorabilia. Not a depressing shelter environment.

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    The Ruth Bancroft Garden

    The Ruth Bancroft Garden

    Ranked #6 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    8.85 reviews
    Outdoors, Garden
    Popular withOutdoorsyHistoryAdventure

    The Ruth Bancroft Garden is a 2.5 acre dry botanical garden containing more than 2,000 cactus, succulents, trees, and shrubs native to various sundry parts of the World. The Garden ...

  • 7
    The Gardens at Heather Farm

    The Gardens at Heather Farm

    Ranked #7 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    8.85 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesWellness

    I love the gardens at Heather Farm. It's lovely to take a stroll through here. The garden is well maintained and they regularly change it up. Plus it's free to ...

  • 8
    Civic Park

    Civic Park

    Ranked #8 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    8.05 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park
    Popular withFamiliesGreenOutdoorsy

    Gayle and I were married at the Civic Park Gazebo on 4/17/2010, starting at 1 PM. We were surrounded by family and a few close friends. The Officiant was one ...

  • 9
    Old Borges Ranch

    Old Borges Ranch

    Ranked #9 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    8.54 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyHistory

    5/2014 UPDATE - I attended the Centennial Heritage Day here at Borges Ranch. I enjoyed a performance by Matt Rogers (a former American Idol contestant), watched a sheep being sheered, ...

  • 10
    Shell Ridge Open Space

    Shell Ridge Open Space

    Ranked #10 overall in Walnut Creek things to do
    8.54 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesWellness
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