Best Pumpkin Patch in Every State

One of the most classic fall activities is visiting a pumpkin patch. Here are the best ones in every state and a few of the things that set them apart.

Alabama: The Old Baker Farm

  • Highlights: Cotton Pickin’ celebration with Civil War reenactments, live gospel and Bluegrass music, and dance performances.

Alaska: Reindeer Farm

  • Highlights: pony rides, a hay maze, potato launching, and over a hundred animals.

Arizona: MacDonald’s Ranch

Highlights: trail rides, pumpkin art, barbecue, and gold panning.

Arkansas: Peebles Farm

Highlights: corn maze and petting zoo

California: The Great Peter Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: potato digging and homemade pumpkin ice cream

Colorado: Anderson Farms

  • Highlights: Antique tractor rides and a 25-acre corn maze.

Connecticut: Lyman Orchards

  • Highlights: Corn maze and a party to support funding for breast cancer.

Delaware: Mr. Pepper’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: Barbecue food and dozens of types of pumpkins.

Florida: The Pickin’ Patch

  • Highlights: Live bluegrass and a fort with slides.

Georgia: Burt’s Farm

  • Highlights: two-mile hayride through sunflowers and pumpkins and a farm store with baked goods and body products.

Hawaii: Kula County Farms

  • Highlights: bouncy house, corn maze, and pumpkin carving.

Idaho: The Farmstead

  • Highlights: More than 40 types of gourds and corn and an 18-acre corn maze.

Illinois: Sonny Acres

  • Highlights: Pumpkin rides, pony rides, and a Haunted Barn

Indiana: Lark Ranch

  • Highlights: Jumping pillow, barrel riding, and train rides

Iowa: Uncle Bill’s Farm

  • Highlights: Chick incubators, jumping pillows, and corn pools.

Kansas: Walter’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: Pumpkin cannon and pumpkin chili.

Kentucky: Devine’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: Themed corn maze and fresh vegetable picking.

Louisiana: Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: Zipline, pedal tractors, merry-go-round, cow milking, and face painting.

Maine: Pumpkin Valley Farm

  • Highlights: Petting zoo and cow train rides.

Maryland: Gaver Farm Fall Fun Festival

  • Highlights: duck races, duck feeding, free fudge tasting, mazes, and fire pits.

Massachusetts: Sauchuk’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: Huge themed corn maze

Michigan: Blake Farms

  • Highlights: tricycle racing and storybook barn

Minnesota: Pinehaven Farm

  • Highlights: 25 acres of pumpkins, petting zoo, giant checkers, giant slide, and a pumpkin-eating dragon

Mississippi: Mitchell Farms

  • Highlights: Fresh peanuts, goat castle, and corn pool.

Missouri: Carolyn’s Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: Full-sized carousel, railroad, pig races, and a petting zoo.

Montana: Field of Screams

  • Highlights: scary mazes and pumpkin picking.

Nebraska: Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: 50 attractions including pig races, pumpkin cannon, and hand-dipped corn dogs.

Nevada: Stu Miller’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: bungee jumping, photo-ops, and obstacle courses.

New Hampshire: Applecrest Farm

  • Highlights: 800-pound pumpkin carving and storybook hayrides.

New Jersey: Alstede Farms

  • Highlights: wagon rides, farm animals, and cider

New Mexico: McCall’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: petting zoo, princess castle, paintball range, and giant fort.

New York: The Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze

  • Highlights: pumpkin sculptures and pumpkin carousel

North Carolina: Riverbend Farm

  • Highlights: Multiple large slides

North Dakota: Papa’s Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: ziplines, pedal carts, pumpkin canons, tire forts, and 300,000 pounds of pumpkins.

Ohio: The Circleville Pumpkin Show

  • Highlights: parades, Miss Pumpkin competition, and carnival rides.

Oklahoma: Annabelle’s Fun Farm

  • Highlights: gemstone mining, paintball, pumpkin bowling, and carnival games.

Oregon: Roloff Farm

  • Highlights: food carts, face painting, and wagon tours.

Pennsylvania: Milky Way Farm

  • Highlights: corn and gourds, homemade ice cream, and free hayrides.

Rhode Island: Salisbury Farm

  • Highlights: strawberries and moonlight maze

South Carolina: Denver Downs

  • Highlights: rainbow pumpkins, rope swing, and singing jack-o-lanterns.

South Dakota: Spearfish Valley Pumpkin Patch

  • Highlights: mazes, barrel train, and hay jumps.

Tennessee: Lucky Ladd Farms

  • Highlights: over 70 attractions including duck races, cow milking, petting farm, kids pageant, and corn mazes.

Texas: Mainstay Farm

  • Highlights: sheep races, treehouse, pumpkin ice cream, and a 150-foot inner tube slide.

Utah: Pack Farms

  • Highlights: pumpkin tic-tac-toe, Jenga, and tetherball.

Vermont: Parker Farm

  • Highlights: fudge, including pumpkin spice fudge.

Virginia: Layman Family Farm

  • Highlights: corn cannons and apple blasters.

Washington: Craven Farm

  • Highlights: themed 15-acre maze, hayrides, mini-golf, and human foosball.

West Virginia: Old McDonald’s

  • Highlights: Farm animals, corn castle, and slides.

Wisconsin: Bear Den Zoo and Petting Farm

  • Highlights: Animals including a black bear, gray wolves, a lynx, and a lemur.

Wyoming: Gallagher Corn Maze

  • Highlights: All-natural beef and pork, hay bale slide, and corn maze.