It’s a colorful world out there. Enjoy the changing leaves while you have a chance by getting outside with these local events around Utah Valley.
Scenic Lift Rides
The leaves are changing colors, which means it’s prime time to get to the mountains. Overlook the transforming mountainside from above on a chair lift at Sundance Resort before the leaves disappear altogether for the season.
When: Sept. 4 – Oct. 7 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Cost: $15-$20 for adults
Ahoy matees, the Halloween Cruise is ready to take your family on an adventure. Climb aboard the CLAS Ropes Course ship for a chance to shiver through a scary story while viewing carved pumpkins along the river bank. Watch out though, a pirate attack just might happen on these “turbulent” waters. The journey lasts about 20-25 minutes and ship leaves dock every 30 minutes.
When: Oct. 1–31 (weeknights 6:30–9 p.m., weekends 6:30–10 p.m.)
Where: CLAS Ropes Course, 3606 W. Center St. in Provo
Cost: $8 per person
Hee Haw Farms
Fall has come and Hee Haw Farms is ready for your autumn activities. Pick your own pumpkin, go on a hayride or join in another fall fun event at Hee Haw Farms.
When: Sept. 28 – Nov. 3 (Weekdays 4–9 p.m., weekends 10 a.m.–11 p.m.)
Where: Hee Haw Farms, 150 S. 2000 West, Pleasant Grove
Cost: $9 for general admission $7 for the Haunted Tales Hayride
Into the woods onto the trail yet for the Haunted Forest. Encounter the monsters in the forest and try not to scream. Can you handle the intensity?
When: Sept. 14 – Oct. 31 (Monday–Thursday from 7:30–10 p.m.; Friday–Saturday from 7:30–midnight)
Where: 6000 W. 6400 N. in American Fork
The Pumpkin Train
All aboard! Instead of a wagon ride, take a train ride to a pumpkin patch this holiday season. On the 40 minute train ride, costumed character entertain the guests while riders nibble on pumpkin cookies. There’s even a family-friendly haunted car for a not-so-spooky detour on the trip.
When: Oct. 4–29
Where: Heber Valley Railroad
Cost: $15 general admission; $3 for toddlers