As the air turns crisper and the leaves paint the landscape in shades of red and gold, it’s time to dive headfirst into the autumn spirit. From pumpkin patches and corn mazes to thrilling zombie paintball nights and breathtaking fall foliage, there’s plenty of fall fun to enjoy in this charming corner of the state. So, pack your bags, grab your flannel, and make the most of this vibrant season in Morgan County! πŸπŸ‚πŸŒ„Β 

Pope Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – Your Fall Oasis πŸπŸŽƒπŸŒ½

If you’re looking for an autumn escape that’s fun for the whole family, Pope Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze is the place to be. Get ready to:

  • Navigate the Corn Maze: Challenge your sense of direction in their intricate corn maze. It’s not just about finding your way out; it’s about having a blast along the way!
  • Pick the Perfect Pumpkin: The pumpkin patch is a dream come true for pumpkin enthusiasts. Find the one that speaks to you, and it’s yours to take home.
  • Weekend Family Games: Every weekend in October, you’ll find a host of family games and activities that will keep the smiles and laughter flowing.

But the excitement doesn’t end there! For those who crave a little more thrill and chill, mark your calendars for Friday and Saturday nights from October 13th to October 31st. Get ready for:

  • Zombie Paintball: It’s time to take on the undead! Zombie Paintball promises heart-pounding action and a chance to show off your sharpshooting skills.
  • Haunting: Prepare for a night of spooky surprises and eerie encounters. This is not for the faint of heart!

And, of course, Pope Farms has all your fall decor needs covered. Sunflowers, straw, corn stalks, gourds, pumpkins, and winter squash are waiting to adorn your home.

Here are the essential details:

  • Open: October 1 – October 30
  • Hours: Fri: 4-9 PM, Sat: 10 AM – 9 PM, Sun: 10 AM – 6 PM

Leaf-Peeping Adventures in Morgan County πŸ‚πŸŒ„

If you’re more of a nature lover, Morgan County’s scenic trails and fall foliage are calling your name. Grab your pumpkin spice latte, and get ready to snap a selfie surrounded by nature’s glory!

  • Jackson Lake State Park Trails: Jackson Lake State Park is a haven for outdoor lovers. It offers several trails, and the views of the lake and surrounding plains are stunning, especially during sunrise and sunset.
  • Pawnee Pioneer Trails: The Pawnee Pioneer Trails cover a network of trails that pass through grasslands, offering a taste of Colorado’s prairie beauty. The expansive vistas and the opportunity to spot wildlife make them a must-visit.
  • Riverside Park: Whether you’re looking for a quiet escape, birdwatching opportunities, or a leisurely walk with family and friends, Riverside Park invites you to savor the tranquil beauty of the South Platte River.
  • Twamore Trails: This is the perfect place for a nice easy stroll through the trees. The trail includes a beautiful scenic overlook that you won’t want to miss.Β 

Late-Season Camping at Jackson Lake State Park πŸ‚πŸŒŒ

For those who want to embrace the late-autumn magic, camping under the starry sky at Jackson Lake State Park is the answer. Gather ’round the campfire, sip on hot cocoa, and savor the beauty of Mother Nature’s grand finale. (Remember to check local fire conditions before starting a fire!)

Disc Golf Adventures in Morgan County πŸβ›³

For the sports enthusiasts, Morgan County offers scenic disc golf courses that are perfect for fall fun. Enjoy the crisp autumn air, colorful foliage, and challenging baskets that await you. Grab your discs, gather your friends, and get outside!

Skydiving Thrills Over the Plains πŸͺ‚πŸžοΈ

For those seeking an adrenaline rush and a unique perspective on Colorado’s beauty, skydiving is the way to go. Whether you’re a daredevil or a nature enthusiast, Skydive Orange Skies offers an unparalleled experience.