8 Fall Activities To Do With Your Dog

Are you ready to watch the leaves turn gold, feel the crisp breeze against your cheeks, and immerse yourself in the magical season of fall? Well, guess what? Your furry companion is just as eager to indulge in the wonders of autumn as you are! In this blog, we’re going to uncover 10 fall activities that will make your bond with your dog even stronger.

Imagine strolling through a pumpkin patch, as your pup’s tail wags with excitement. Or picture embarking on an adventurous hike, with the colorful foliage as your backdrop. These are just snippets of the incredible experiences we will delve into.

But here’s the thing: We understand the challenges of finding dog-friendly activities during this season. That’s why we’ve crafted this guide to help you overcome that obstacle. From canine-friendly pumpkin patches to scavenger hunts, we’ve got you covered.

So, slip on your coziest sweater, grab your pup’s leash, and prepare to create autumn memories that will warm your heart for years to come.

Visit a pumpkin patch

Something from the Farm offers a dog-friendly farm for your pup to experience all the joys a pumpkin patch has to offer. Dogs must be on a leash & you must bring your own poop bags. If you’re up for a bit of a drive, Happy Apple Farm in Penrose will also be open!

Go to a park

Fort Collins is no stranger to dog-friendly parks and hiking trails. Remember to follow all leash laws as required by the park you are in.

Go apple picking

We promise it’ll be worth the day trip! Happy Apple Farm in Penrose and Big B’s Delicious Orchards in Paonia are both great places to check out. Unfortunately, Happy Apple Farm lost their 2023 apple crop due to the freeze and hailstorm earlier in 2023, but their pumpkin patch will still be open.

Get ready for Halloween

Have your dog help you make decorations. thatonedogmom has created an adorable guide on how to have your furbaby help create decorations in a canine-friendly way.

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Prepare a scavenger hunt

Before you rake up all of those leaves, why not do a scavenger hunt with your dog? Hide some of their favorite toys and/or treats under piles of leaves and let them explore.

Attend the Tour de Corgi

Have a corgi? Live in or near Fort Collins, Colorado? Then you’re in luck! The Tour de Corgi is a corgi meet-up and carnival parade of corgis through Old Town Fort Collins. Even if you’re too late to register, you can still have fun by going to Old Town and watching the parade of bread loaves!

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Have a drink

Fort Collins is home to multiple breweries that are dog-friendly. So bring your dog and have a drink of a pumpkin spice lager to get into the autumn spirit. If alcohol isn’t your thing, then head on over to your local coffee shop with a drive-thu to enjoy their fall drinks.

Take a hike

Northern Colorado is no stranger to dog-friendly hiking trails. Pick you favorite one and experience the colorful joys fall has to offer.

Other activities

Not all of these activities are dog-friendly but they can still be fun even without your pet. Check individual websites or call before bringing your dog along.

What’s your favorite activity to do with your dog during the fall? Let us know in the comments!