We took a challenge from one of our viewers; they asked us to help them find
some fabulous Fall fieldtrips. What we discovered was a mix of pumpkin
patch fun, and corn mazes worth visiting. These outdoor activities are a blast
for the whole family.
Hee Haw Farms
Pleasant Grove – (801) 368-4335
Hee Haw Farms is located at 150 South 2000 West in Pleasant Grove.
What stands out: Haunted Hayride (for all ages), Trick or Treat hayride, Giant
Pumpkin Drop, Pony Rides
Other activities: Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Cornevil Night Terrors (for a little
older crowd), Pig Chases, Animal Train
Admission: $8-20 depending on the combination
American West Heritage Center
Wellsville (70 miles north) – (435) 245-6050
What stands out: Kid’s Honeycomb Maze, Hay Ropes Course, Giant Slide,
Gourd Launcher, pony, train, and tractor-pulled wagon rides at no extra cost,
and a Harvest Dance
Other activities: Corn Maze, Haunted Hollow (Haunted tales from the past),
and Antique Tractor Party
Admission: $5-10 depending on the combination
Black Island Farms Harvest Festival
Syracuse – 801.774.MAZE (6293)
What stands out: Corn Cannon, Pumpkin Bounce, Pig Races
Other activities: Animal Alley, Pumpkin Patch, Hayride, Nighttime Acres,
Farmer’s Market, And lots and lot of food
Admission: $8-15 depending on the combination
Take a ½ mile walk past creative scarecrow displays. It starts at McPolin Farm
near Park City. An easy family activity recommended by Studio 5 Producer
Mindy Dunyon. Take a picnic, make it an afternoon!
On Sunday, October 30th ghosts will come to life for the 18th Annual
Halloween at the Glenwood as actors in costume discuss life and death in our
mining town by their graves. Mark your calendar to attend this unique event
from 12-2pm. There is no admission charge, but donations for the Glenwood
Cemetery’s maintenance are greatly appreciated. If you would like to help
with this event, please contact Jenette at firstname.lastname@example.org or call
The Haunted Canyon returns with spooks, ghosts and a ghoulishly fun 35-
minute ride through the Provo Canyon. Patrons are invited to come in
costume (but dress for the outdoors) and experience the haunting legends of
the Provo Canyon. The train departs from Vivian Park in Provo Canyon. Glow
sticks, snacks and hot drinks will be available for purchase at Vivian Park.
Suitable for all ages.
Dates and Times:
· Saturday, Oct. 1: 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. departures
· Thursday and Friday, Oct. 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28: 7:30 and 8:30
· Saturday, Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29: 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. departures
· $16 Adult/Senior, $8 Child (3-12)
A private pumpkin patch is waiting just for Heber Valley Railroad passengers
following a scenic ride through the fall colors of the Wasatch. Departing from
the Heber Valley Depot, the train travels through Heber Valley to the Soldier
Hollow Pumpkin Patch. Perfect for younger children, this 90-minute
excursion provides pumpkin decorating and hot cocoa and cookies.
Dates and Times:
· Friday and Saturday, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29
· Train departs at 3 p.m. and returns at 4:30 p.m.
· $21 Child (3-12), $24 Senior (60+), $29 Adult
Tickets for either excursion can be purchased in advance by contacting the
Heber Valley Historic Railroad at 435-654-5601 or SmithsTIX at 800-888-
8499, or by visiting www.hebervalleyrailroad.org.