Fall Fun Activities

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Looking for some ways stay connected to nature this fall? Here are some ideas for outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy!

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Go on a hike! Admire the change in colors and take notice of the leaves on the ground.


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Carve a pumpkin. Carve a pumpkin into your favorite Indiana animal or flower!


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Go to a cider mill! Grab some donuts and a hot apple cider before you get lost in a corn maze!


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 Go apple picking! There are plenty of orchards across Indiana, find one near you!


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Take pictures of nature.
Go outside and observe your surroundings. Does anything stand out to you or catch your eye?


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Engage your senses - fall edition. Autumn always smells distinctly different than the other seasons, go for a walk and notice what you smell.


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Go camping! Fall is the perfect time to camp, not too hot, not too cold, and the air is so crisp!


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Read your favorite book. Find a cozy spot outside, perhaps under a tree!

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Explore your favorite nature center! Don’t forget about our list of nature center partners to see what’s going on in your neck of the woods!


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Make a leaf collage. Collect fallen leaves while on a walk and glue them into a book. For a challenge, try to identify the tree each leaf came from! For an extra challenge, make up a story for each fallen leaf.
 

If you try any of these activities, take a picture and then share it with us on Facebook @ChildrenofIndianaNaturePark. Tell us how your family enjoyed the activities.