Fall is in the Air in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley
Autumn Adventures Await
Fall in Oregon’s Tualatin Valley is a treat to the senses. From the smell of crisp, cool air and fireplaces burning. The tastes of an award-winning Pinot Noir or hot cup o’ joe. The crackling sound of fallen leaves underfoot. The sight of beautiful valleys as they glow in hues of orange, red and green. The feel of a cool, misty rain. These are just some of the sensory experiences that await you in Tualatin Valley during autumn.
We may be biased, but fall is perhaps our favorite season in Tualatin Valley. Cooler temperatures and the changing colors of the leaves are nature’s invitation to explore the outdoors and its many adventures. From cycling and hiking to golf and zip lining, there are myriad adventures awaiting you here!
Now is prime viewing season for the changing leaves. Colors of brilliant red, warm gold and deep brown stand out among the evergreen fir trees. Take a leisurely ride in a kayak or canoe along the Tualatin River National Water Trail. View the leaves while paddling along this slow-moving river that is ideal for all ages and abilities. October is peak bird migration season, as the Tualatin Valley is on the Pacific Flyway, the north-south path for migratory birds in North America and South America.
Many people who live here will attest that autumn is the best time of year to visit Tualatin Valley. Not only are the leaves changing, but harvest season is chock-full of things to see and do. Apple season is just starting and various u-pick and ready-pick farms invite you to see the large selection of Tualatin Valley-grown apples. In October, pumpkin patches and corn mazes are all the rage.
Exploring Tualatin Valley’s wine country in the fall is a fantastic experience. While the bounty of harvest yields autumn crops such as pumpkins, apples and potatoes, it is also a time when winemakers start the arduous, yet fulfilling, wine making process. During autumn months, our wineries are hoppin’ with activity. From harvest to crush, the energy at our award-winning wineries is infectious. Visit Tualatin Valley’s 30+ estate wineries for a perfect fall getaway.
Plan an Autumn Getaway to Oregon’s Tualatin Valley
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Fall is in the air—catch it in Tualatin Valley. In Portland’s backyard, the Tualatin Valley is home to some of the area’s best farms, wineries and trails that sport the season’s most vibrant colors, and drenched in hues of earthy golds, oranges, reds and browns.
Many people who live here will attest that autumn is the best time of year to visit Tualatin Valley. Not only are the leaves changing—making this a perfect destination for leaf-peeping—but the harvest season is chock-full of things to see and do. Get a taste of fall with harvest season in Oregon's Tualatin Valley.
We may be biased, but fall is perhaps our favorite season in Tualatin Valley. Cooler temperatures and the changing colors of the leaves are nature's invitation to explore the outdoors and its many adventures.
Drenched in hues of earthy golds, oranges, reds and browns, Oregon's Tualatin Valley is home to some of the area’s best birdwatching and fall foliage viewing. Pair the vibrant hues of fall with the migration of birds as they fly south for the winter, and you have the perfect fall getaway.
Fall festival season is (finally) here! From chalk to corn, apples to pumpkins, Tualatin Valley is the place to be for fall farm harvest activities and fun for all ages.
We have the tools needed to plan the ultimate Tualatin Valley autumn adventure! Request a complimentary printed Visitor Guide, Bike Map and Tualatin River Water Trail Map today, or view our digital visitor guide.
Autumn in Tualatin Valley is a treat to the senses. The crisp, cool air. The smell of fireplaces burning. The crackling sound of fallen leaves underfoot. The sight of beautiful valleys as they glow in hues of orange, red and green. We've compiled a list of the five top reasons to visit Tualatin Valley this fall.