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  1. Get lost in a corn maze. Corn mazes are great places for couples and families to have fun. Stop by the Corn Maze on the Farm at American West Heritage Center, or the Little Bear Bottoms Corn Maze in Wellsville. Both venues also offer hayrides during the fall.
  2. Have fun at a festival. Spend an evening at a family-friendly festival, such as the Fall Festival at American West Heritage Center, North Logan Pumpkin Walk at Elk Ridge Park, or the Logan Film Festival in Downtown Logan. Many local libraries and elementary schools host a fall carnival and other fall activities, too.
  3. Pick the perfect pumpkin. Take your family to a pumpkin patch to find your favorite pumpkin to carve or decorate. Visit Mount Naomi Farms in Hyde Park and Little Bear Bottoms in Wellsville to find the perfect pumpkin.
  4. Visit a “haunted” attraction. Cache Valley has a plethora of Halloween events happening through the month of October. Go through the Haunted Hollow at American West Heritage Center, take a Downtown Ghost Tour at the Cache County Historic Courthouse, go down the Haunted Slopes at Cherry Peak Ski Resort, or visit the 10th West Scare House in Logan.
  5. Join a fun run or 5K. Get active with your family this fall and enter a fun run or 5K in Cache Valley. Festive options include the Scarecrow Fun Run in Nibley, the First Dam Scary Run in Logan Canyon, or the Zombie Walk at Cherry Peak Ski.
  6. Enjoy a live performance. Watch live performances like Thriller presented by Odyssey Dance Theatre, The Addams Family presented by Four Seasons Theatre Company, or Oklahoma! presented by Music Theatre West.
  7. Have a campfire. Enjoy the last bit of warm weather and have a camp fire. Take a trip up Green Canyon, or find a spot at First or Second Dam in Logan Canyon. Roast marshmallows, drink hot cocoa, and wrap up in a warm blanket to make the most of the experience.
  8. Spend time at home. Fall is a great time to stay home and let your kids use their imaginations. Help them make a craft using the colorful leaves from your backyard, or help them make festive treats to deliver to friends or neighbors.
  9. Take family photos. Cache Valley in the fall makes for beautiful family photos. Take a drive through town or through a canyon to find the perfect spot to take photos. Some popular photography locations include Tony Grove, First Dam, Second Dam, and Mt. Sterling.
  10. Take a nature walk or hike. Spend a cool-crisp morning outdoors hiking with family or friends. A few popular trails include the Wind Caves Trail, Limber Pine Trail, or the Logan River Trail. Pack lunches and bring a camera to document your family adventures.
  11. Go to USU sporting events. Cheer on the home team! Go to a football game at Maverik Stadium or basketball game at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. Visit to get full schedules.
  12. Support high school football. Football season has arrived! You can support the local high school football teams, even if you don’t have a child playing. Visit and to get the season schedules.

For more details on each of these events and for more things to do in Cache Valley, please visit