As the start of Autumn was marked last week, and the weather is starting to show that it is here, there are a variety of fun events and things to do throughout the great state of Minnesota! We have compiled a list of some Fall Fun in Regions 9 and 10 for you and your families to enjoy the season and see the beautiful fall colors changing!
Wild About Wildlife, New Ulm MN – October 4, 6 pm – Free
The library will be welcoming a DNR naturalist to teach about the mammals that have adapted to survive in their natural environments, as well as fun facts about them!
Little Green Wagon, Mankato MN – Free
A family-owned pumpkin patch complete with a free children’s area including a corn pit, straw bale maze, and a play truck! A fun place to get some pictures in too!
Center Creek Orchard, Fairmont MN – $10 admission
A combined pumpkin patch and apple orchard filled with Fall fun. They have hayrides, a corn pile, apple sling, a super slide, giant maze, gemstone mining and more! Something for everyone at this orchard!
Fall Colors in Region 9:
Williams Nature Center, Mankato MN
Sakatah Lake State Park, Waterville MN
Minneopa State Park, Mankato MN
Rice Lake State Park, Owatonna MN
Sekapp Orchard, Rochester MN
Open seven days a week, this orchard has it all–with fresh produce, a corn stalk maze, and a straw bale mountain, and more, this is sure to provide the perfect taste of Fall!
Pumpkin Season at the Farm, Red Barn Learning Farm, Rochester MN — $10 admission
A great experience of the season, Pumpkin Season at the Farm has a petting zoo, corn pit, corn maze, jump pad, barnyard play area and more!
Big Springs Farm, Lanesboro MN — $10 admission
Big Springs Farm offers a corn maze, but not what you might expect- this is a 10 acre maze! Not only that, but they offer a round bale jungle gym, duck races, playground, hay rides and more!
Fall Colors in Region 10:
Garvin Heights Park, Winona MN
Quarry Hill Nature Center, Rochester MN
Whitewater State Park, Altura MN
Carley State Park, Plainview MN
These are just a few ideas to have fun with all that the season has to offer, and to take in all the colors in Region 9 and 10 and the surrounding areas!