Indiana's Top Fall Outdoor Activities

We spend enough time indoors at school or work. Make some time this fall to get yourself out in the fresh air. This list of Top Picks will get you started.

Brown County State Park

Brown County State Park
1405 State Road 46 West
Nashville, IN 47448
(812) 988-6406


Largest state park in IN boasts exceptional fall color. Hiking, swimming, bridle trails (BYOH) mountain bike trails, saddle barn with escorted rides.

Conner Prairie Headless Horseman

Conner Prairie
13400 Allisonville Road
Fishers, IN 46038
(317) 776-6000


Don't miss this popular fall festival as Conner Prairie transforms into "Conner Scairie," a haunted land inhabited by fun-loving ghouls all vying for your vote to be elected "Monster In Charge" after their former leader, Lord Moldy Wart accidentally and irreversible turned himself into a cute, fuzzy, bunny with an errant spell. Catch Beautisha the cosmetics-loving witch as she conjures magical beauty tips with the audience. Howl out some Scary-o-ke tunes and play games with the disco-loving Harry Howler the crooning werewolf. Ed, the mad scientist, and his assistant, demonstrate the power of electricity and will attempt to bring their "creation" to life. Holly Ween will captivate kids with magical stories. For those daring enough, come face-to-face with the menacing Headless Horseman himself on our haunted hayride. It's a night of spine-tingling fun for everyone!

Covered Bridge Festival

Covered Bridge Festival
116 E. Ohio St.
Rockville, IN 47872
(765) 569-5226


Indiana's largest festival. Shopping, food, entertainment and the shining stars are 31 covered bridges nestled in beautiful fall foliage. Free maps.

Feast of the Hunters Moon

Historic Fort Ouiatenon Park
South River Road
West Lafayette, IN 47906
(765) 476-8411


Historical reenactment of life during the 18th century. French, British and Native American trading post, food, crafts, demonstrations and music.

Holiday World Halloween Weekends

Holiday World
452 E. Christmas Blvd.
Santa Claus, IN 47579
(812) 937-4401


Join in on a family-friendly seasonal event including the rides you love at Holiday World plus lots of fun, not-so-scary seasonal activities. Some of the activities include corn mazes, hayrides, trick-or-treating and more!  Discover new tasty treats and enjoy fun fall foods along with free unlimited soft drinks. 

Huber Family Farm

Jon Huber Family Farm
2421 Engle Rd.
Borden, IN 47106
(812) 923-5255


Take a scenic drive out to Joe Huber's where you can get out of the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of our Family Farm! Our family style Restaurant is known for Joe's famous Fried Chicken, Homemade Fried Biscuits with apple butter, and Bonnie's very own Fruit Cobbler with ice cream! These are just a few of our favorites. Make sure you take time to visit our Farm Market, Gift Shop & Soda Pop Shoppe where you can take home your very own apple butter, fresh produce and unique gifts.

Oliver Winery

Oliver Winery
8024 North S.R. 37
Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 876-5800


Oliver Winery's mission is to produce high quality, fruit-forward wine made from the best fruit available. Our wine list features more than 40 wines, including classic vinifera, fruit wines and our line of estate-bottled wines, the Creekbend Collection. Come and visit us!

Pumpkin Fantasyland Festival

Fashion Farm
1680 Lincolnway W
Ligonier, IN 46767
(260) 894-4498


Pumpkins, gourds and squash are used to create well-known characters and historical events. Hayrides, refreshments and good food.

Tombstone Trail

Tombstone Trail
Various Locations in Noble County



Along an 85-mile stretch of historic U.S. 6, guided tours feature more than 65 monuments. Full stories are available at 10 cemeteries on the trail. Be your own tour guide using tour books and QR codes at the gravesites.