19 Fall activities in and around Carlton Landing

October 16, 2017

Fall is perhaps my most favorite season in Carlton Landing, and maybe it’s because it was the first time we ever came to visit. The mornings had the perfect amount of fall chill in the air and the afternoons were sunny and bright. I get asked all the time about what there is to do in the fall around Lake Eufaula, and so I’ve compiled this handy dandy list of some ideas to get you started. Add to the list in the comments!


Our personal favorite year after year is the pumpkin patch that was previously located at Arrowhead Stables. Take note! It has moved this year to the Lake Eufaula Stables. The family that runs it always has creative and fun events for the whole family, and activities are appropriate for all ages (read: non-scary fall fun). Our boys enjoy the barn animals and pony rides, as well as mining for gold, hay bale obstacle courses, and tire swings. Don’t miss it!  Oh, and for the older kiddos, I’ve heard rumors of a Sasquatch Sightings Hayride…
Livesay Orchards also does a pumpkin patch in addition to apple picking. Come back in the summer for the peach pickin’!

Go for a hayride
Explore Robber’s Cave on a cool afternoon & enjoy the fall foliage
Check out the Haunted Castle Halloween Festival in Muskogee
Refresh your fall decor with a shopping trip to McAlester (LOVE Harper & Grey!)


Hitchcocktober every Saturday night

Happy Halloween Party
CL Rummage Sale
Explore the hiking trails
Ride bikes down the boardwalk and eat a picnic at the park
Take a kayak or paddleboard out for an early morning rush of endorphins
Learn how to play Bocce ball 



Order a pizza from Mama Tig’s and eat it at the Overlook (see their schedule here)
Grab a latte at Eufaula’s High Street Coffee
Try your hand at making pumpkin pancakes
Make S’mores over the fire pits on Boulevard
Fire up the grills by the CL pool and invite a few friends

Check out the Choc brewery in McAlester at Pete’s Place and taste their Choctoberfest autumn microbrew
Have any more ideas? Add them in the comments!


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