Just a few miles north of the aspen-filled Rockies, lies Cheyenne — likely not the first place that comes to mind when you think of autumn, but full of awe-inspiring gold-washed foliage none the less.
Fall in Cheyenne is truly a special thing. Whether you're strolling through the historic Avenues neighborhood, hiking in the Medicine Bow National Forest or observing the changing seasons at Lions Park, you will be struck by the beauty that awaits. And, hey, if winter comes early, you just have more time to build a snowman!
Here are ten more reasons
we love fall in Cheyenne.
The mountain biking is unreal.
Head down Happy Jack Road toward Medicine Bow National Forest and you're just a few miles from some of the best mountain biking in the country. Looking for something new? Here are a few other well-loved trails.
The Cheyenne Trolley starts hosting ghost tours.
Whether you believe in the supernatural or not, these ghost tours are certainly a fun source of entertainment! Plus, it can be a great exploration of some of Cheyenne's wilder history.
Cheyenne Little Theater plays seasonal favorites.
Cheyenne Little Theater always has something fun playing during autumn. Every year, Cheyenne gathers to participate in the interactive Rocky Horror Picture Show (not entirely family friendly, but you make that call!).
Local boutiques start sporting cozy fall wear.
Whether you're already searching out holiday gifts or need a little wardrobe refresh, Cheyenne has all sorts of cute boutiques with seasonal offerings. Just take a stroll down Main. Who knows what you'll discover!
FUMC's Great Pumpkin Patch is open for business.
Drive down 18th street and there's a good chance you'll happen upon First United Methodist Church's annual pumpkin patch. You can't miss it!