Fall Activities in the Poconos

The crisp autumn air and its fall season are upon us! Home to endless adventures, the Pocono Mountains has plenty of fall happenings for you to enjoy. Whether on the ground or in the air, our fall activities offer an irreplaceable discovery of foliage and fun! Below are autumn experiences to catch before the leaves fall this season.


MAZEZILLA

Mazezilla is an 11 acre corn maze with a new and unique design each year. We are proud to be able to offer this outstanding addition to our Pennsylvania farms complex. Since 1998, Mazezilla and Klingel Farm have welcomed thousands of visitors for wonderful, educational, and family-oriented adventures. The incredible Mazezilla maze is open in September and October of each year, dates and hours to be posted when available. Our one-of-a-kind Mazeville Pennsylvania farms complex is located in the shadow of the Pocono Mountains, on Old Route 115, one mile from Saylorsburg Flea Market between Saylorsburg, PA and Wind Gap, PA. https://www.mazezilla.com

We are a family farm in northeast Pennsylvania, working all year round to offer adventure at our maze, fun in our pumpkin patch, and delicious local food. The maze has expanded our ability to offer our farm-fresh produce to the public. Our marvelous Mazezilla maze and our premier pumpkin patch are delightful additions to our family farm, giving extra value to our business and to our customers. Take a day trip to Mazezilla and Klingel Farm. We can’t wait to share our farm with you.


POCONO PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

Monday thru Saturday: 9am-6pm; Sunday: 9am-5pm

There’s so much to see and do at The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival, open daily late September through October. Pick pumpkins, play games and enjoy some great food. Enjoy daily hayrides, family corn maze, haunted house and much more. There’s even more fall fun on weekends including wagon rides and a gourd grenade activity. See website for details.



COUNTRY JUNCTION

Forest Inn/Lehighton – 6565 Interchange Rd. (Rt. 209)

(610) 377-5050 countryjunction.com



Air Tour What better way to experience the fall foliage than with a bird’s eye view? See the beauty of fall in the Pocono Mountains with an air tour! Ascend over well-known waterways and mountains bursting with renowned red, yellow and orange hues. Moyer Aviation offers air tours year-round! Catch the aerial views of the Delaware Water Gap, Lake Wallenpaupack or choose your own sightseeing excursion. Buckle up for a private tour for two and see the sights of the region like never before.

Take Fall to New Heights

Moyer AviationExperience breathtaking views of the Delaware Water Gap and other sights from the air with your own plane and tour pilot. This is a wonderful way to see the Pocono Mountains and map out your stay.… VIEW LISTING


Train Ride Take a scenic train ride through the region’s eclectic towns. Learn the history of the Pocono Mountains on an old-fashioned rail car while seeing the foliage. From couples to families, a train ride is an experience everyone can enjoy!  Hop aboard the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway for a 70-minute round trip from Jim Thorpe to the Lehigh Gorge State Park. Stop by the neighboring No. 9 Mine & Museum, and ride 1,600 feet into the mountain to discover an authentic coal mine! The Stourbridge Line chugs along 25 miles throughout the Poconos with incredible views of the region’s autumn alteration in iconic towns like Hawley and Honesdale, the birthplace of the American railroad.

Tour the Foliage The Stourbridge LineExperience a relaxing, scenic train excursion in vintage railroad coaches along the Lackawaxen River Valley.… No. 9 Mine & MuseumOnce inside, embark on a 600-foot, guided walking tour. Examine the original mine shaft, walk the “mule-way,"… Lehigh Gorge Scenic RailwayUpdated: Passenger trains returned to the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway August 14, 2020 and will run daily…

Biking Autumn leaves line over 260 miles of trails, setting the scene for biking. Two national and nine state parks, totaling over 100,000 acres, offer trails ranging in difficulty and distance. Scenic views also vary; however, vibrant fall colors are constant throughout the region. Bike rentals and shuttle services are available throughout the region, making biking a breeze. Rent a bike and pedal through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on the McDade Recreational Trail for a mountainous biking excursion.  Set out for a leisurely bike ride through the Lehigh Gorge on the Switchback Railroad Trail or The D&L Trail. Up the ante and experience The Bike Train; take a scenic train ride up the Lehigh Gorge for 25 miles, and then bike back down to Jim Thorpe at your own pace.

Pedal Past the Leaves Switchback Railroad Trail -…It traces the route of the historic Switchback Gravity Railroad Trail, an 18-mile round trip through… VIEW LISTING D&L Trail - BikingPart of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, the D&L Trail is a bike-friendly recreational trail… VIEW LISTING Delaware Water Gap National…Updated: Limited services available. Visit responsibly - Most park trails and boat launches are open, but some… VIEW LISTING Lehigh Gorge State Park - BikingBike on the Lehigh Gorge Trail, which follows 26 miles of the D&L Trail, the foundation of the 165-mile… VIEW LISTING

Horseback Riding Giddy up! Hit the trails and discover the warming colors of the season while horseback riding. Mosey within woods, stroll through streams or saunter across fields on horseback! Whichever your adventure, beautiful scenery awaits. Never ridden a horse? No problem! Deer Path Riding Stable loves beginners. If you are not up for a ride, Daisy Field Farm offers carriage, hay wagon and pony rides too. Bushkill Riding Stables and Mountain Creek Stable accommodate both families and anyone looking to reconnect with nature! Be sure to call and make appointments for your riding experience. 

Saddle Up Daisy Field FarmDaisy Field Farm is a picturesque horse farm offering year-round trail rides, pony rides, carriage, wagon, and… VIEW LISTING

Bushkill Riding StablesOpen year-round, Bushkill Riding Stables offers trail rides where you can reconnect with nature and an earlier… VIEW LISTING Mountain Creek Riding StableMountain Creek Riding Stable is a beginner-friendly, no-experience-required horseback riding stable just… VIEW LISTING Deer Path Riding StableUpdated: Deer Path Riding Stable has temporarily moved its horseback riding operations to nearby Daisy Field… VIEW LISTING

Scenic Drive With over 120 varieties of plants, trees and shrubs, the Pocono Mountains is ablaze with brilliant foliage and spectacular views in the fall. Different areas throughout the four-county region have been recognized as a few of the best fall displays in the country. Come see for yourself! Car and Driver Magazine ranked PA Route 6, through Hawley, as one of the “Top Scenic Routes in America.” Alongside Lake Wallenpaupack, Route 507 has been hailed by the Travel Channel as one of the “Best Fall Foliage Road Trips.” CNN has named the Delaware Water Gap one of the best places to view fall foliage.

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