Don’t tell the other seasons, but we think fall is the most beautiful! Golden yellows, rusty reds, and fiery oranges make up our festival of fall foliage. Take a refreshing, colorful fall trek to Hawk Rock off the Appalachian Trail or one of our many serene hiking trails. Head to Riverfront Park in Harrisburg where you can take in panoramic views of the water and changing leaves. You can also bring your bikes and explore Wildwood Park and the rest of the 20-mile Capital Area Greenbelt.
Pop by one of our pumpkin patches to pick your own plump souvenir. Local farms like Strites Orchard offer pumpkin picking, apple picking, and fresh produce shopping. Patchwork Pumpkin Farm offers 3 acres of fall activities from pumpkin picking to hayrides and slides.
The Oktoberfest drafts and pumpkin-inspired beers are flowing at our region’s craft breweries. Master of Pumpkins at Tröegs Independent Brewing, Flash Gourd’n Pumpkin Ale at The Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey, and the Rutty Buck Pumpkin at Appalachian Brewing Company. Fall is also the perfect time to enjoy some apple-inspired beverages. Spring Gate Vineyard & Brewery makes seasonally sweet and dry house cider like the scrumptious Sticky Bun Cider for fall. Find old favorites and new flavors during any season along the Hershey Harrisburg Brew Barons Beer Trail!