Updated: Jan 12
Are you looking for fall activities in colorado that are dog friendly? Colorado shows off during fall and we know the beautiful colors and weather make every member of the family want to come along. We have you covered with everything from pumpkin patches, apple orchards, leaf peeping, and more!
colorado dog friendly pumpkin patches
Something about the Farm-
Address: 8020 South Timberline Road Fort Collins, CO 80525
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 am - 6 pm, Sunday 10 am -6 pm. Sept. 30th - Oct. 31st
Just north of Denver is the historic city of Fort Collins. If you want to find a dog-friendly pumpkin patch as a Fort Collins resident or to make a day trip from Denver, Something About the Farm is for you!
Something from the Farm is family owned and certified organic! During your visit you can enjoy searching for the perfect pumpkin, riding on a hayride, and getting lost in their hay bale maze. There is no entrance fee, however, you can support the farm by purchasing hayride or maze wristbands or some of their cider or squashes.
Something About the Farm welcomes dogs as well as you are able to show you have a leash and dog waste bags with you. A head's up - the family owns 3 adorable farm cats and a flock of hens so dogs with high prey drives may want to sit this one out.
Maize in the City -
Address: 10451 McKay Rd Unit 1, Thornton, CO 80233
Hours: Hours vary, posted on their website. Open September 31st- October 31st
Thorton is one of Denver's biggest municipalities and their fall fun honors that by going all out, in a big way! You and your family can visit Maize in the City for a 20-acre maze and giant pumpkin patch.
This event offers everything from a petting zoo to a corn launcher! You can pay for individual events but entry to the pumpkin patch is free.
Maize in the City draws a large crowd so make sure to only bring your pup if they enjoy meeting plenty of new faces.
Rock Creek Farm -
Address: 2005 South 112th Street, Broomfield, CO 80020
Hours: Operating daily from 9 am - 6 pm. Open October 1st - 31st.
Rock creek farm, located in Broomfield, is home to over 100 acres of pumpkins to pick and three different corn mazes! They are a great choice for those wanting to bring a dog that would appreciate a little more elbow room.
Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcomed, the Rock Creek Farm family just asks that you keep them a respectful distance from the farm animals.
General Admission per person ages 4 and up is $6.00 but dogs and children under 3 are free.
Cottonwood Farms -
Address: 10600 Isabelle Rd, Lafayette, CO 80026
Hours: Operating daily from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Open September 24th - October 31st.
Cottonwood Farms in Lafayette is a great place for pumpkins, produce, and wagon rides! They also offer Christmas trees in the winter so you can make them your seasonal go-to.
Your dog can have the unique opportunity of meeting farm animals on their visit! Goats, horses, and sheep make Cottonwood Farms their home. You can also stroll their holiday market or hop on a wagon ride while you are enjoying all the fun of fall!
Admission is $5 admission but free to dogs, kids, and seniors!
Pope Farms Corn MAiZE & Pumpkin Patch -
Address: 19502 Co Rd 3, Wiggins, CO 80654
Hours: Fridays 4 pm - 9 pm, Saturdays 10 am - 9 pm, and Sundays 10 am to 6 pm. Open October 1st to October 31st.
Pope Farms in Wiggins, Colorado is beyond dog-friendly - they go as far as encouraging you to bring your four-legged family member!
Pope Farms Corn Maize and Pumpkin Patch may just be the most unique of the fall farms we found on our search. Not only can you pick pumpkins and wander their corn maze, you can also visit pumpkin cannon firings, duck races, and the giant pillow bounce.
Prices vary according to attraction but dogs and kids under 2 are free.
Other colorado Dog-Friendly Fall Events
Big B’s Delicious Orchards -
Address: 39126 CO-133, Hotchkiss, CO 81419
Hours: Open April to November. Hours vary but can be found on their website.
Big B's Delicious Orchards in Paonia is a great fall choice for apple picking or those looking to spend a weekend celebrating fall! Big B's offers overnight stays for campers looking to get the most out of their many fall activities.
There is something for everyone at Big B's. You can pick apples and vegetables, check out live music, play Halloween games, shop in their store, and drink fresh hard cider!
Leaf Peeping on buffalo pass -
Location: Buffalo Pass, 11 miles to the top and 32 miles to Highway 14 near Walden
If you are looking to take your dog along with you to see the spectacular color changes of Colorado, Buffalo Pass in Steamboat is a great option!
The pass is 11 miles long and provides free camping along the way at preexisting sites. You can also stay at one of two campgrounds at the top and bottom of the pass that are open until the end of October.
Fall Farmer's Market -
Denver's Old South Pearl Street
Location: S Pearl St between E Arkansas Ave and E Iowa Ave
Hours: Wednesdays from 10 am to 2 pm, June 15th - September 14th
Find local, fall goodies at this dog-friendly farmer's market! Vendors love dogs and often have water bowls and treats to provide samples for your four-legged friend.
You can find plenty of local retail vendors as well as a fun lineup of live music on Wednesdays at this fantastic farmer's market.
If we did not include your favorite fall activities please let us know in a comment or an email for our consideration!
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