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The Best Fall Activities In Vancouver, Washington

Fall is one of the best seasons to enjoy Vancouver, Washington thanks to all of the great places and activities that are local to our area. Here’s a short list of some of our favorites:

Dine The Couve

Location: Various Locations In Vancouver


October is Vancouver, Washington’s official dining month, and Dine The Couve is the perfect way to explore restaurant options in our city. Participating restaurants create special tasting menus at lower prices, so you can check out some excellent dining options at an unbeatable price. The list of participating restaurants and menus changes every year, so be sure to check out Dine The Couve’s web page for details. Support local restaurants this fall, and you just might find a new favorite!

Pumpkin Patches

Location: Various Locations Throughout Clark County

Visiting a pumpkin patch in the fall is a time-honored tradition. We’ve got several options close to Vancouver, including:

Pomeroy Farm – Home to Pumpkin Lane, where you can take a hayride past dozens of whimsical scenes of pumpkin people.

Bi-Zi Farms – This family-owned farm has been a part of the Vancouver community for over 150 years. Check out their pumpkin patch and nighttime corn maze!

The Patch – This farm in Woodland features a massive 5-acre corn maze, pumpkin bowling for kids, and hay rides.

Waltons Farms – This pumpkin patch is located 4 miles north of Camas on highway 500. Kids can ride the tractor train, pick a pumpkin, or wander though the corn maze.

Walking Trails

Location: Various Locations In Vancouver

There’s no better way to enjoy the brisk autumn weather and beautiful foliage than to take a stroll along one of Vancouver’s many walking trails. For more details, check out our blog post on The Best Walking Trails In Vancouver, Washington.

Take A Fall Train Ride

Location: 207 N Railroad Ave, Yacolt, WA 98675

If you want a less strenuous way to enjoy the fall foliage, The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad offers several train excursions to view the changing leaves in southern Washington. There’s also a special Headless Horsemen Halloween train for a unique holiday experience!

Press Some Apple Cider

Location: 43907 NE Grist Mill Road, Woodland, WA 98674

The Cedar Creek Grist Mill is a piece of living history located just outside of Vancouver. This mill has been in operation since 1876, and offers many fun fall activities. Our favorite is apple cider pressing, where you can use a hand-crank press to help make some delicious apple cider. Check their events calendar for other fall special events!


There’s no lack of fun fall activities for the whole family in Vancouver. We hope that you find this list helpful as you make your plans. Now get out there and have some fun!