Fall Family Fun in Arizona

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Visit a pumpkin patch

The pumpkin patch is an old fall tradition. Enjoy family time, take fall photos, and pick your perfect pumpkin. After decorating your pumpkin, bake the seeds for a delicious snack.

Click here to view the superfood benefits of pumpkin seeds.

View a list of some of Arizona most popular pumpkin patches here. There is something for everyone!

  • Hay rides
  • Picnics
  • Petting zoos
  • Corn mazes

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Go for a Hike

Fall brings the perfect weather for outdoor activities like family hikes.

There are also numerous health benefits

  • Learn about nature
  • Improve mood
  • Strengthen muscles
  • Improve blood pressure
  • Control weight

Find parks, trails, and nature sites near you and your family visit http://www.nwf.org/NatureFind.aspx

 

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Nature Scavenger Hunt

Get outside and get searching with a family scavenger hunt. This can be done at a park or in your own backyard. Just make a list of items to search for. Bring a camera along to document what you find!

Find Did you find it?
Something…
Straight
Round
Rough
Green
Red
Blue
A beautiful….
Rock
Flower
Cactus
Leave

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Pack for a Picnic

What better way to spend a fall day than with a family picnic? Visit your favorite outdoor area and bring a healthy lunch!

Lunch Ideas

  • Sandwich
    • Chicken salad with fresh grapes
    • Turkey and cheese
    • Peanut butter banana
  • Sliced fruit and veggies
    • Apples with peanut butter
    • Carrots with ranch
    • Celery with almond butter
    • Frozen grapes
  • Snacks
    • Cheese and crackers
    • Yogurt
    • 100% fruit juice
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