Where to take beautiful Fall pictures?

Fall Pictures and Fall Fun in Champaign !  Get your Camera Ready!


The Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons here in Illinois!

It is in the Fall that the trees turn from green to yellow, orange, red, purple, and brown making the parks even more beautiful. Get your camera ready and explore the colors and natural light to take awesome photographs and register the unforgettable moments during Illinois Fall season. 


Here are places where you can take inspiring photos:


Japanese Garden

2000 S Lincoln Ave

 Urbana, IL 61802

Hessel Park 

1400 Grandview Dr

 Champaign, IL 61820


Lake of the Woods

109 S Lake of the Woods Rd

 Mahomet, IL 61853



10906 Kickapoo Park Rd

Oakwood, IL 61858



2808 S Race St

Urbana, IL 61802


Clark Park

900 S McKinley Ave

Champaign, IL 61821


Homer Lake

South Homer Township

Illinois 61859




Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch   (Apples and Pumpkins)

3902 S Duncan Rd, Champaign, IL 61822

  • Hours:  M-F: 9AM- 6PM   Su: 11AM – 6PM 

Phone: (217) 359-5565



You can pick fresh apples from the trees when the farm opens for the season (usually it lasts until the first frost August – November).  

You can also pick your own pumpkins – from mid-September and October. There are plenty of pumpkins, gourds and squash in the patch! Hurry up and get yours! 


Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch –  (Pumpkins, Reindeer, Corn Mazes) 

1356 City Road 2900, Rantoul, IL 60050. 

Phone: 217-893-3407.  

  • Hours: it varies! Check the website


Attractions: Corn Mazes cover a full 10 acres and are designed like a large treasure hunt. We also have the Jack Splat Pumpkin Cannon, a Paint Ball Gallery, Pedal Race Cars, Hay Rides, Reindeer Tours, Cook Outs by reservation and food / drink concessions on weekends. There are Authentic Alaskan reindeers ready for you to have an up-close encounter. 


Negangard Pumpkin Patch 

1883 County Road 700 N, 

Sidney, IL 61877. 

Phone: (217) 684 – 2004. 

  • Hours:  M-Su  (9 AM to dark) – Thru October 31

There are a beautiful pumpkin patch-  already gathered from the field and winter squash ! 

The Great Pumpkin Patch 

–  Near Arthur, IL. 1749 A CR 1900N, Arthur, IL.  

The address is a rural route and is not GPS/Map App friendly. If you enter the address in your App, it won’t work!! You should check it here for directions:  http://www.the200acres.com/directions/

Hours: Tue. – Su. from 9 AM–6PM (September 19 – October 31)



Crowley Pumpkins, Mahomet (Pumpkin Patch)

435 County Road 2500 N 

Mahomet, IL 61853

  • Hours: M-W & F 6:30pm-8pm 
  • Sat 9AM-6PM 
  • Sun 9am-3pm Call 586-7432




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