5 Farm Activities that are Perfect for Fall in West Virginia
Fall is a magical time in the Mountain State. As the leaves begin to change and the air becomes crisp, autumn activities begin on farms across Almost Heaven. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or just fun for the whole family, we have you covered! Visit one of these locations for some fall farm enjoyment:
Bring the whole family to Gritt’s Farm in Buffalo for a day full of fall activities. Enjoy one of their intricate corn mazes or let the kids pick their own pumpkin from their pumpkin patch! They also offer hayrides, apple sling shots and much more!
Cooper Family Farms
Cooper Family Farms in Milton is a fall paradise filled with corn mazes, hayrides, a corn crawl crib, and cow train. As Halloween approaches, the farm opens a haunted maze for you to get your fill of scares! The farm also offers three ziplines with over 1,500 feet of fun. Get a bird’s eye view of the entire farm before enjoying one of their free wagon rides.
West Virginia Pumpkin Park & Pumpkin Festival
One of the most anticipated events in the state each year is the annual West Virginia Pumpkin Festival in Milton. Make your way to the West Virginia Pumpkin Park to experience ziplines, a grist mill, pony and helicopter rides, a petting zoo, a pumpkin competition, and so much more. Shop from over 100 skilled artisans and enjoy a myriad of locally-made West Virginia products.
Hanna Family Farmstead
A family owned agritourism farm, The Hanna Family Farmstead, is the perfect location for exploring West Virginia’s fall agriculture. The farm features corn and hay mazes, sunflower fields, pumpkin patches, wagon rides and more. The farm is not only known for its stunning views and exciting activities, but also its efforts in educating it’s visitors in farming. Once you’ve participated in learning first-hand how crops are grown, you can stop by the “Fat and Flourishing” food trailer where you can snack on deep friend Oreos, cheese curds or one of their delicious themed lattes. This local fall favorite destination will never fail to deliver relaxing views or wholesome memories.
Hawk Knob Hard Cider and Mead
If you’re looking for some relaxation or maybe just an afternoon getaway, make your way to Lewisburg and visit Hawk Knob to taste their West Virginia-made hard cider and mead. All of their drinks are crafted by local growers and producers. Tours and tastings are available and are perfect activities for a relaxing fall day.
Almost Heaven is the place to be this fall. Whether you are looking for family-friendly fun or an evening getaway, we have the right autumn activity for you. Plan your fall adventure today and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Mountain State!
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This post was last updated on July 21, 2022