Hayrides Listed By State

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4D Farm – Cullman, AL
Take a hayride to the patch, visit the farm animals, navigate the corn maze and enjoy other fall activities. Eighty foot slide, pig races, cow train, sand pit, duck races, two story play barn and jumping pillow. The farm was purchased in December 2004 and started as a poultry farm before branching into agritourism.  Pumpkins, pony rides, corn cannon, and pumpkin slingshots are not included in the price of admission. Open to the public for fall fun starting in late September on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Barber Berry Farm – Millbrook, AL
Pumpkin patch opens in October and is open on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission for ages 3 and older is only $3, which includes hayride. Field pumpkins available in the pumpkin patch. Pre-picked pumpkins are also available. Located northwest of Montgomery near Wetumpka and Prattville. The address is 2362 Alabama River Pkwy., Millbrook, AL.  It is about 8 miles north of Montgomery.  In September they have lots of grapes to pick.
Bennet Farms – Heflin, AL
Pumpkin patch is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October.  Fresh off the vine pumpkins, hayrides, working syrup mill and animal petting farm at this fourth generation farm. Corn crib, hay bale maze, tire crawl, pipe swing and pipe slide for kids. Located off I-20 between Birmingham and Atlanta. Try their country cooking and shop the arts and crafts from local vendors in the country store. Pumpkins are not included in the admission price.   The address is 1073 County Road 13, Heflin, AL 36264.   It is about 76 miles east of Birmingham. Last Major Update: 

Fear Farm – Phoenix, AZ – 8 Acres
Fear Farm is 26 acres with 5 haunted attractions and a separate corn maze. All new is Phoenix Haunted Hayride. Cost for all 5 combined varies depending on the date. Fear Farm opens Friday and Saturday nights in September 2019 and most nights in October. The Fun House corn maze opens at 6 pm. Fear Farm haunt opens at 7:00 pm.  This is a huge haunt attracting thousands of visitors.  Fear Farm has over 79000 Facebook likes. Location: 2209 N. 99th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85307
Mortimer Family Farms – Dewey, AZ
Located 75 minutes north of Phoenix or southwest of Flagstaff. Three corn field maze and a pumpkin fest on weekends in October. U pick pumpkin patch, hay rides and Saturday night dance.
Location: 12907 E. State Route 169 Dewey, AZ 86327
Willis Farms – Snowflake, AZ – 10 Acres
It opens the last weekend in September. After dark on Saturdays, the corn field becomes haunted. There’s also laser tag, a pick your own pumpkin patch and hay rides. Snowflake is a 2 hour drive from Flagstaff or a 3 hour drive from Phoenix or Tucson. Location: 381 South 1st St E, Snowflake, AZ 85937

Holland Bottom Farm – Cabot, AR
They grow lots of fruits and vegetables on this huge farm.  In the fall they grow pumpkins, have hayrides, and grow mums.  Their address is 1255 Hwy 321, Cabot, Arkansas.  It is about 24 miles northeast of Little Rock.
Mountain Home Berry Farm – Mountain Home, AR
Their fall festival begins weekends starting in late September.  A northern Arkansas farm with a fall festival and pumpkin picking. Enjoy a 1.5 acre kid’s corn maze, hay ride, petting zoo, mulch mountain and country store. Admission to the festival tour is $6.50 per individual. Admission to the patch is free but there is a cost for pumpkins you pick. Parking is free. Open on weekends and Friday afternoons from late September through early November.  They have a number of activities including a Lighted Christmas hayride.  Their address is 693 County Road 57, Mountain Home, AR 72653.  Note open weekdays for school and church groups and corporate events.
Peebles Farm – Augusta, AR
Open every day starting late September but times may vary.  Enjoy 10 acres of u-pick pumpkins on their 60 acre field halfway between Augusta and McCrory. Have fun at the 20 acre corn maze, relax on a hay ride and visit the farm animals. Activities run from the last weekend in September through the first weekend in November  Learn more about what’s happening on the farm this fall.
Pumpkin Hollow – Piggott, AR
The fun begins on September 19th this fall.  For over 20 years, home of NE Arkansas’s only pumpkin patch and Arkansas’s original corn maze offers hayrides, pig scramble, pony rides, Pedal tractors, Friendly Forest, and much more farm fun. Pumpkin Hollow is also home to Horror in the Hollow, scariest haunted attractions in the tri-state area.
Schaefers and Collins Pumpkin Patch and Farm – Mayflower, AR
Pumpkin patch is open every day starting in late September.  Fall activities on weekends.  Join them for their 20th season growing pumpkins and pick your own pumpkin off the vine. Enjoy a corn maze, rock wall and pony rides. There is also a have haunted hayrides on Friday and Saturday nights. Note: Cash and check only! Located 50 minutes northwest of downtown Little Rock near Conway. Their address is 864 Lollie Road, Mayflower, AR 72106.
Exeter Corn Maze – Exeter, MO – Enjoy 7 acres of twist and turns at one of the area best corn mazes with much more fun.  Exeter Corn Maze has a huge pumpkin patch, a giant orange pillow for their pumpkin jump, a zip line, pumpkin cannon, hayride, cow train, campfires, Zombie Paintball, Haunted Barn and Haunted Maze, concessions and more.  Located less than 30 minutes from NW Arkansas.  Address is State Highway MM, Exeter, MO 65647.  Opens around September 5th through Halloween.  They have nearly 8000 Facebook likes.

Bates Nut Farm – Valley Center, CA
The pumpkin patch is open daily from September 22nd to October 31st. In addition to pumpkin picking, there are tractor hay rides, farm animals and straw maze. Weekends bring additional attractions like the petting zoo, pony rides and live entertainment. Special events include Youth Education day, tractor parades, craft fair and pancake breakfast. Bates got its start as a walnut farm and now imports nuts from all over the world. The Bates store offers delicious nuts, homemade fudge and an old fashioned candy counter of chocolate and treats. Bates is a popular farm with over 23,000 Facebook likes. Their address is 15954 Woods Valley Road, Valley Center, CA 92082. It is about 40 miles north of downtown San Diego.
Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm – Wheatland, CA
Open daily from the middle of September  through November 5th. Pick your own pumpkins priced as marked, with some giant pumpkins weighing over 100 pounds available early in the season. Hayrides, 3 acre cornfield maze, petting zoo, zipline, pony rides and play area. Let your kids mine Coyote Mountain for marbles. A variety of foods and gifts are available including fresh apple cider and fudge. Enjoy the Naspig races, eat a caramel apple or catch a ride on the BPF Railroad. Have you seen their famous singing chickens yet? Free parking Monday through Thursday. Paid parking Friday through Sunday. Admission is free. Purchase bundled tickets to save on per activity charges. Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm is one of the most popular farms in the country with over 34,000 Facebook likes. Their address is 1415 Pumpkin Lane, Wheatland, California. It is about 36 miles north of Sacramento.

Boccali Ranch – Ojai, CA
Pumpkins are available seven days a week starting in early October. Hayrides offered on Saturday and Sunday. Try their next door pizza and pasta restaurant. Join them for a haunted hayride through their corn field on select Friday and Saturday evenings in October. The restaurant does a special Italian buffet on hayride nights. They are located at 3277 E. Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA. It is about 78 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.

Cool Patch Pumpkins – Dixon, CA
This popular location opens on in late September.  Enjoy their pumpkin patch, large corn maze, hayrides and 5 acre kid zone. Matt and Mark Cooley started growing pumpkins in 2000 before adding the corn maze a few years later. Cool Patch is a popular farm with over 8,000 Facebook likes. Their address is 6150 Dixon Avenue West, Dixon, California. It is about 20 miles west of Sacramento.

Green Spot Farms – Mentone, CA
The pumpkin patch opens up on October 1st.  A family owned and operated farm in the Inland Empire area. U pick pumpkin farm with colorful pumpkins of different sizes and shapes. The farm kitchen offers warm pumpkin bread and other items. The general store offers farm fresh honey. Haunted hayride for thirteen nights in late October. Their address is 10133 Ward Way Mentone, CA 92359. It is about 69 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

Irvine Park Railroad – Orange, CA
Pumpkin patch is open every day from September 19th through October 31st.  Free admission. Pumpkins are located near the train station with cost based on size. Parking costs between $3-7. Train rides, hay rides, hay maze, bounce house, pony rides and carnival games. Free haunted house for kids. Guess the weight of a giant pumpkin to win it! The Orange County Zoo is a 5 minute walk from the patch and has more than 100 animals native to the area as well as a petting zoo. The pumpkin patch is open daily in October. Their address is 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92869. It is about 38 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Lemos Farm – Half Moon Bay, CA
The farm is open Wednesday through Sunday daily in the fall (check calendar for details).  A third generation family ranch owned by the family since 1942. Pick your pumpkin from the patch, visit the haunted house or enjoy the petting zoo, hayride, playtown, train ride and pony ride. Their address is 12320 San Mateo Rd., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019. It is about 27 miles south of San Francisco.

Max’s Miracle Ranch – Biggs, CA
The fun begins starting September 27th.  Pick your own pumpkins, apples, petting zoo, bounce houses, train rides, hay rides, pony rides and gold panning. Petting zoo has llamas, goats, pot bellied pigs, cattle, sheep and other animals. The farm is named for their son, Max, who was diagnosed with a serious heart defect as a baby. It is a working California farmstead, orchard and entertainment facility. Their address is 3476 Smith Avenue, Biggs, California. It is about 62 miles north of Sacramento.

Omas Pumpkin Patch – Lakeside, CA
The pumpkin patch is open Tuesday -Saturdays from September 29th through October 31st. It features up to 100 person hay rides, petting corral and playground. Their address is 14950 El Monte Rd., Lakeside, CA 92040. It is about 24 miles northeast of San Diego.

Uesugi Farms Morgan Hill Pumpkin Park – San Martin, CA
Morgan Hill pumpkin park is open every day in October with special music entertainment on Saturday and Sunday.  Enjoy a 2 acre corn maze, train rides, pumpkin pyramid, pumpkin blaster, carousel, petting corral and pony rides. Petting corral with friendly farm animals including a miniature donkey. Pumpkin blaster shoots mini pumpkins at targets at 90 mph. Hay jump for kids as well as pony rides on the weekends. The cow train is a favorite with the kids. See Uesegi Farms ion the narrated enchanted hayride or take a hayride to Butterfly Valley to learn about the colorful, winged creatures. Pumpkin pyramid has more than 4000 pumpkins stacked. Pumpkin blaster shoots mini pumpkins at targets at 90 mph. Last year, the World Record pumpkin at their Annual Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off in mid-October weighed in at over 2,000 pounds. Free admission. Parking fee is $5 on the weekends. Attractions cost between $2 and $7 per person. All ride park passes available with savings to the per attraction price. Their address is 14485 Monterey Road, San Martin, CA 95046. It is about 24 miles south of San Jose.

Vierra Farms Dave’s Pumpkin Patch – West Sacramento, CA
Opening this year in late September.  Dave’s Pumpkin Patch is located at Vierra Farms. 2 acres of different varieties of u-pick pumpkins. 10 acre corn maze requires around an hour to make it through the two miles and 85 decision points. Cornival with ten family friendly fun activities including hay rides, pig races, hay maze, jumping pillow and farm animals. Admission to the cornival is $8.50-10 or you can purchase activities individually. Family pack admission also available. Free fancy photobooth to capture the memories! At night, the Deadly Harvest is a horrific haunted event open Friday and Saturday nights and the week of Halloween. Their address is 3010 Burrows Ave., West Sacramento, California. It is about 7 miles west of downtown Sacramento.

Anderson Farms – Erie, CO
Open daily and weekends starting in late September.  Fall festival features a 30 acre patch with 26 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds. Antique tractor pulled wagon hayride, 30 acre corn maze in their cornfield, pumpkin launching, pedal karts, farm animals, barrel train, zombie paintball and Terror in the Corn. Anderson Farms is very popular with over 20,000 Facebook likes. Their address is 6728 County Road 3-1/4, Erie, CO 80516. It is about 29 miles north of Denver.

Colon Orchards – Canon City, CO
A fourth generation farm in the Arkansas River Valley. They have pumpkin picking, 5 acre cornfield maze and hayrides (weekends). Admission is $8 per person which includes pumpkin. Additional pumpkins are $5 each. Kids five and under are free, but they are not entitled to a free pumpkin. They are open everyday starting at 9:00 AM. Their address is 3175 Grandview Ave., Canon City. It is about 43 miles southwest of Colorado Springs.

Cottonwood Farms – Boulder, CO
Free admission on weekdays this year.  The season begins September 21st.  They are open every day through Halloween with their pumpkin patch, free corn maze, hayride, farm animals, and produce. Also a great place for Christmas trees from Thanksgiving through Christmas. Their address is 1535 N 75th St., Boulder, CO 80303. It is about 5 miles east of downtown Boulder.

Hill’s Harvest – Thornton, CO
Now open every day this fall. Pick your own pumpkins from the field or buy a pre-picked pumpkin starting in September. Free weekend hay rides. This farm has a variety of pumpkins, vegetables, and apples depending on the harvesting season.  The farm opened in the Summer of 2004 to continue the tradition started thirty years ago at Jake’s Farm. The address is 3225 E 124th Ave 2131, Thornton, CO 80241. It is about 17 miles north of Denver.

Mile High Farms – Bennett, CO
Open weekends Saturday and Sunday starting October 1st.  Enjoy their pumpkin patch, two cornfield mazes, and antique tractor hayrides. Also features a Fall festival with face painting, barrel carts and other activities. Friendly farm animals in the petting zoo at Grover’s Garden. Their address is 11 Cavanaugh Rd., Bennett, CO.

Munson Farms – Boulder, CO
Open seven days a week in season. They have been letting visitors pick their own pumpkins since 1977. Take a hayride around the patch and get lost in their cornstalk maze. Their address is 7568 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO. It is about 6 miles east of Boulder.

Brown’s Harvest – Windsor, CT
Open every day this fall beginning late September.  Over 43 years experience putting on a great pumpkin patch and hayride fun.  Enjoy the pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides and pumpkin painting at this 175 acre shade leaf tobacco and pumpkin farm in the Connecticut Valley that started with James M. Brown in 1871.

Castle Hill Farm – Newtown, CT
Lots of fun activities at this farm starting their fall season in late September.  Open weekends for fall fun.  A recreational farm with four acres of pumpkins, seven acre cornfield maze and hayrides owned and operated by the Paproski family. The address is 25 Sugar Lane, Newtown CT 06470. It is about 11 miles east of Danbury.

Foster Family Farm – South Windsor, CT
The farm is open to the public on weekends starting September 15th.  The Foster family has been farming this land since 1790. In addition to pumpkins, they have two corn mazes across eight acres, farm animals, play yard, hayrides and concessions.  Their night corn maze on weekends is very popular.  Their address is 90 Foster Street, South Windsor, CT 06074.  It is about 11 miles east of Hartford.

Fair Weathers Farm – Rocky Hill, CT
Play Farm Scene Investigation while you attempt to make your way through the maze. The cornfield is open as part of their fall festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from September to the end of October. Hayrides, pumpkins, pedal go-carts, corn pit, scarecrow walk, child hay maze and tire playground are some of the other activities for guests to their farm. About the Farm: Fair Weathers is run by Billy Collins, who started the farm with his parents in 1988. They moved to the farms present location in 1997.  Location: 1146 Cromwell Avenue, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Ramsey’s Farm – Wilmington, DE
Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday every weekend in October.  The 12 acre pumpkin patch of Stewart Ramsey has been operating since 1995. There’s also hayrides to the patch, pumpkin, face painting on weekends, and an 8 acre corn maze.  Open daily for group reservations (school, church, community groups).

Cowart Ranch and Farms – Bunnell, FL
The farm is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday every weekend in October.  They operate a Maze Dayz Fall Festival on weekends.  It features pumpkins patch, corn maze, hayrides, live animals, duck race, and lots more kids activities. Also runs a haunt attraction.  Cowart Ranch remains popular with over 6,146 Facebook likes. Their address is 8185 W Highway 100, Bunnell, FL. It is about 31 miles north of Daytona Beach.

The Pickin’ Patch – Dunnellon, FL
Enjoy picking your own pumpkin off the vine. Other activities include hayrides, corn maze and hay forts. They are open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from late September 30th through October 30th. The Pickin’ Patch remains popular with over 8,552 Facebook likes. Their location is 11000 Rolling Hills Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34431. It is about 25 miles west of Ocala.

Uncle Donald’s Farm – Lady Lake, FL
Open every day but Monday in October.  Saturdays they have special fall fun available.  Purchase a pumpkin, find your way through the hay maze, take a night hayride and enjoy the petting zoo. Their address is 2713 Griffin Avenue, Lady Lake, FL 32159. It is about 23 miles south of Ocala.

Burt’s Farm – Dawsonville, GA
Open daily in season. Hayrides on Friday through Sunday in September and daily in October. Adults are $5. Kids ages 1 to 12 are $4. You do not have access to the patch here, they are pre-picked pumpkins in a row. If you are looking for something fun to do then this is the place. The farm is beautiful. They feature a country store and two mile hay ride. Their address is 5 Burt’s Farm Rd., Dawsonville, GA 30534. It is about 70 miles north of Atlanta.

Southern Belle Farm – McDonough, GA
Opens this fall the middle of September.  A 200 acre dairy farm that has been converted to a beef cattle and educational farm with pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, seven acre cornfield maze, corn cannon, cow train, pedal carts, pig and duck races, and more. It has been worked by five generations of the Carter family since J.A. Carter bought the farm in 1938. Their address is 1658 Turner Church Rd, McDonough, GA 30252. It is located about 34 miles southeast of Atlanta, Georgia.

Yule Forest – Stockbridge, GA
Pick your own pumpkin right off the vine. Available activities include the petting zoo, hayride, pony rides, train rides, various educational exhibits and fun zone with slide, obstacle course, hop-a-long horse race and inflatable jungle. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, you’ll find a haunted house and hay ride called Fear the Woods.  Open to the public on weekday afternoons starting in October.  Also open Saturday and Sunday. Admission price per person with an upgrade includes a small pumpkin and fun zone. Special event: Hero’s Weekend and Teacher’s Appreciation Weekend. Located southeast of Atlanta. They are located about 21 miles southeast of Atlanta.

Quey’s Maze – Mountain Home, ID
Open Friday and Saturday starting in late September. A family friendly corn maze with pumpkin patch and hayrides.  They are located at 48803 Hwy 78, Mountain Home Idaho, 83647 (electronic maps can be inaccurate so check their website for directions).   They are about 62 miles southeast of Boise.

Heap’s Giant Pumpkin Farm – Minooka, IL
Open every day with admission starting September 12th.  A working farm with 30 acres of pumpkins that offers pumpkin picking off the vine and pre-picked pumpkins. They grow 90 different varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squash. It features their corn field maze, (soy)bean maze, hay rides and Heaps o’ Fun Barn as well. Daytime “Barnyard Pass” is $6-8. At night, they do a haunted corn maze, flashlight maze and moonlight hayrides. Moonlight special includes all three activities. Their address is 4853 US Highway 52, Minooka, IL 60447. It is about 50 miles southwest of downtown Chicago.

Dollinger Farms – Channahon , IL
A four acre maze, pumpkins, petting zoo, horse and tractor drawn hayrides, farm playground, Abyss haunted house and family spooky trail.

Odyssey Fun Farm – Tinley Park, IL
A 110 acre farm with 13 acres of pumpkins, 15 acre cornfield maze, hay ride, zip line and five acres of family friendly activities including inflatable kids zone, bouncy horses, petting zoo, pony rides, cow train, corn cannon and pig races.  Odyssey Fun Farm has over 22,176 Facebook likes. They are open starting late September. Their address is 19111 S Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, Illinois. It is about 30 miles south of downtown Chicago.


Anderson Orchard – Mooresville, IN
Pick your own apples and pumpkins. The 150 acre orchard is owned by Paul and Carolyn Anderson, and their family, since it opened in 1969. Their address is 369 East Greencastle Road, Mooresville, IN 46158. It is about 21 miles southwest of Indianapolis. A 150 acre orchard in Morgan County started by Paul and Carolyn Anderson in 1969.Pick your own apples including Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonathan, and many other varieties. Pick as few or as many apples as you would like with different size bags available.Pumpkin picking starts the last weekend in September.Cider and a variety of other fresh produce may be purchased.

Beasley’s Orchard – Danville, IN
Apple picking starts Labor Day weekend.  Corn maze starts the middle of September.  Pumpkin picking late September.  Activities include their corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin patch, and apple orchard. Lots of apples, cider, a bakery and market. They are open weekends in October. Their address is 2304 East Main Street, Danville, IN. It is about 17 miles west of Indianapolis.

Chandler’s Farm – Fillmore, IN
Try their horse drawn hay rides, apples, and you pick pumpkins in the fall. Their address is 2849 S CR 825 E, Fillmore, Indiana 46128. It is about 38 miles west of Indianapolis.

Kercher’s Sunrise Orchards Farm Market – Goshen, IN
Family owned and farmed since 1922. U-pick pumpkins on weekends starting in September and running through October 31st. U-pick apples in September and October as well. They start pressing apple cider in late August. Harvest Festival the first weekend in October with free hayrides. Their address is 19498 CR 38, Goshen, IN. It is about 31 miles east of South Bend.

Scherringa Farms & Produce – Highland, IN
Family farm festival with petting zoo runs from the last week in September through Halloween. They feature pumpkins and hayrides. The market is open Monday through Saturday. Their address is 9436 Cline Avenue, Highland, Indiana 46322. It is about 8 miles southwest of Gary.

Sunny Acres Farm – Louisville, KY
The maze usually runs from late September through October. Cobb’s Haunt happens on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Pumpkin festival includes hayrides, pumpkin carving, horseback rides and petting zoo.
Location: 6516 Echo Trail, Louisville KY 40299


Anderson Farms – Leesville, LA
Enjoy their hayrides, pumpkin patch, and more this fall. Open daily in October. They also feature Zombie Paintball and their popular night time haunted attraction Terror In The Corn.  Their address is 400 Slagle Rd., Leesville, LA.

CM Farms LLC – Dry Creek, LA
This corn maze has pre-picked pumpkins as well as a ten acre corn maze, pig races, wagon rides, corn cannon and paintball shooting gallery ride from early October to late November. Their address is 252 CM Farms Rd., Dry Creek, LA 70637. It is about 48 miles north of Lake Charles, LA.

DixieMaze Farms – Shreveport, LA – 8 Acres
There are three mazes cut within this 8 acre design. A small, easy maze awaits children. A large, difficult maze is there to challenge adults. And for those who want a scare, at night, the third section of the corn maze becomes a Field of Screams. Quite spooky. Two other haunted attractions, Zombie Paintball and the Trail of Terrors, also await thrill seekers. Other attractions include the live on the vine pumpkin patch, hay rides, pony rides, and more farm fun.


Butler’s Orchard – Germantown, MD
Pick your own includes apples (early September to mid-October) and pumpkins (late September through October), as well as Christmas trees in late November. There are daily passes, season passes, and family passes available, with free admission on Wednesdays, which gets you access to the you-pick areas, picnic areas, giant slides, nature trails, and the farm animals, plus a per-pound charge on the produce. They have been hosting their pumpkin festival with pick your own pumpkins for more than thirty years. This year’s festival runs from the last weekend in September through weekends in October. Festival admission is $12 per person (under 24 months free) and includes free activities such as tractor driven hayrides, spider web, corn box, twisted corn maze, corn hole, giant slides, straw maze, pedal tractors and playground. Additional fee for pony rides, face painting kids crafts and pumpkin cannon (select days). They also run group hayrides by appointment.  Pumpkins available up to 80+ pounds at a price of 65 cents per pound. Check Butler’s web page for dates. Their address is 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown, MD 20876, about 7 miles north of Gaithersburg.

Catoctin Mountain Orchard – Thurmont, MD
Catoctin Mountain Orchard has dozens of apple varieties which are ripe throughout the year, from spring through winter. The fall apples are ready from late August through October. They also have pears, peaches. nectarines, grapes and plums through September, and pumpkins from mid-September through October. They have a 1/2 acre “Cut your own flower” garden and a bakery on site as well. This one is a little further out but still about a 75 minute drive from Baltimore. The address is 15036 N Franklinville Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788, which is 60 miles northwest of Baltimore and 23 miles east of Hagerstown.

Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch – Middletown, MD
Opening day is around the middle of September.  Jumbo’s has pick your own pumpkins, hayrides, pony rides and a petting zoo. The Cosmic Corn Maze is also located on their 131 acre farm in Middletown Valley. They have 30 acres of pick your own pumpkins and a 15 acre corn maze. They are open from the middle of September through October 31st. Their address is 6521 Holter Road, Middletown, MD 21769. It is about 7 miles west of Frederick.

Larriland Farm – Woodbine, MD
A family owned and operated pick your own farm in Western Howard County operating since 1973 that has 16 acres of apples and 15-20 acres of vegetables including thousand of pumpkins. Enjoy a glass of fresh apple cider. A 20 minute tractor drawn hayride is offered on Saturdays and Sundays (per person fee).  They also have a 1000 bale straw maze for fun, and a “boo barn” open every day in late September and October, with animated, not too scary ghosts and goblins. The farm is open Tuesday through Sunday in late September and October, plus Labor Day and Columbus Day. Their address is 2415 Woodbine Road, Woodbine, MD 21797, about 32 miles west of downtown Baltimore.

Sharp’s at Waterford Farm – Brookeville, MD
Pumpkin patch, hayrides and five acre maze on this 530 acre farm located in Howard County. Mini maze available for small children. It has been family owned and operated since 1903. They will be open every weekend from  late September to November 1st. No parking or admission fees. Feed the farm animals, observe the bee hives, walk the nature trail or shop the fully stocked country store. Their address is 4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookeville, MD 20833. It is about 14 miles northeast of Gaithersburg.

Shaw Orchards – White Hall, MD
Open every Saturday in September and October.  Their family farm has been producing fruits and vegetables on the Mason-Dixon line for more than 100 years. Pumpkin picking, apple picking and hayrides are available in the fall. Pumpkin season generally starts in late September and ends in November. Apples available from mid-August through October.  Hayrides are $6 each with a pumpkin included. Apple cider is available, pressed locally exclusively for their farm, beginning in mid-September. There are also fall decorations available in the Farm Market. The address is 5594 Norrisville Road, White Hall, MD. It is about 40 miles north of downtown Baltimore.

Bethke Farms – Grand Haven, MI
A 15 acre u-pick pumpkin field with 20 minute hayrides and a 3.5 acre corn maze. Maze is $3 per person with children 5 and under free. A short drive from Muskegon, Grand Rapids and Holland. They are open 7 days a week from late September through October 30th. It is located 24 miles west of Grand Rapids.

Dinges Fall Harvest – Three Oaks, MI
Pick your own pumpkins this fall at Dinges Farm in Harbor County. A massive number of different varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squash. Horse pulled hay rides, petting zoo, go cart races and pony rides ($4). Also explore the No left turn maze, cornfield maze, children’s play area, refreshments and apple cider. Open daily September through October. Weekend activities are from 11AM to 6 PM. Located east of New Buffalo near the Indiana border, a 90 minute drive from Chicago. Their address is 15219 Mill Road, Three Oaks, MI 49128.

Four Green Fields Farm – Rodney, MI
Established in 2003 on 162 acres of land started in 200. They started planting a pumpkin patch due to customer demand. They are known for their corn maze which has three levels of difficulty. Wagon rides also offered. Located just east of Big Rapids, west of Mt. Pleasant.  At night they feature a Haunted Maze for $4 after 8 pm.  They try to be good stewards of the land. Many animals and birds live on the land including Sandhill cranes, bald eagles, turkeys, deer, turtles, and assorted small animals and waterfowl. The address is 15693 Wilson Road, Rodney, MI. It is about 36 miles east of Mt. Pleasant, MI.

Fruit Ridge Hayrides – Kent City, MI
A 125 year old fruit farm with u-pick apples and pumpkins. Enjoy hayrides and ten acre corn maze with interactive games, petting zoo, farm market, children’s play area with sandbox and straw pile. Harvest Fest runs from the middle of September to Halloween. Open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Located north of Grand Rapids. The address is 11966 Fruit Ridge NW, Kent City, MI 49330. It is about 19 miles north of Grand Rapids.

Gust Brothers Pumpkin Farm – Ottawa Lake, MI
A pick your own pumpkin patch with ten varieties of pumpkins. Also hayrides, farm animals and refreshments. They feature cut flowers, chicks and bunnies, snack barn, free parking and free admission. Their address is 13639 Mulberry Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267. It is about 60 miles southwest of Detroit.

Mitchell Farm – Holly, MI
They have a u-pick pumpkin patch offering pumpkins still on the vine, hayrides and play area. The Mitchell family have operated this farm continuously for more than 175 years. They run on weekends from the middle of September through October 31st. Their address is 3404 Mitchell Rd., Holly, MI 48442. It is located about 58 miles northwest of Detroit.

Porter’s Orchard Farm Market & Cider Mill – Goodrich, MI
A third generation family apple orchard. It features a pumpkin patch, hayrides, petting farm, pig races, picnic and play area. Their six acre cornfield maze opens Labor Day Weekend.  Try their apple cider, hand dipped ice cream and other treats. Located southeast of Flint near Ortonville. The address is 12060 Hegel Road, Goodrich, MI 48438. It is about 17 miles southeast of downtown Flint.

Stony Creek Orchard & Cider Mill – Romeo, MI
A pick your own pumpkin farm and apple orchard with a cider mill and moonlight tractor pulled hayrides. They are open Thursday through Sunday in the fall. Their address is 2961 W. 32 Mile, Romeo, MI 48065. It is about 37 miles north of downtown Detroit. U-pick is $17 for a 1/2 bushel for a group of four people.They have a variety of apples available for PYO and additional pre-picked apples for purchase.They have operated a cider mill since 1978.Moonlight hayrides are offered on Saturday evenings in October, with a glass of cider and a donut awaiting you next to the bonfire at the conclusion.

The Fruitful Orchard and Cider Mill – Gladwin, MI
A good place for pumpkins this apple orchard and cider mill offers a wide variety of foods, donuts, cider, pears, brownies, hayrides, and more. They are open Monday through Saturday from late August through Thanksgiving. The address is 5740 W. M 61, Gladwin, MI 48624. It is located about 37 miles north of Mount Pleasant.

Three Cedars Farm – Northville, MI
A farm with U-pick pumpkin patch, family hayrides, 7 acre corn field maze and barn yard play land. Stop at the country store or cider and donut hut as well. Their address is 7897 Six Mile Road, Northville, MI 48167. It is about 35 miles west of downtown Detroit.

Upland Hills Farm – Oxford, MI
They run their Fall Harvest Festival on Saturdays and Sundays in October. It features pumpkin picking, hayrides, farm animals, pony ride and magic show. Also with harvest moon hayrides on Friday and Saturday evenings in October. Their address is 481 Lake George Road, Oxford, MI 48370. The location is 40 miles north of Detroit.

Wiard’s Orchards & County Fair – Ypsilanti, MI
They have a u pick pumpkin patch and pick your own apples for guests that purchase admission to the Wiard’s Country Fair. This admission price includes their corn maze, mini golf, hayrides, petting farm, playground and other activities. It was founded by George Wiard in 1837 at its original location near Willow Run Airport. It moved to Ypsilanti Township during World War II. They have been offering visitors u-pick apples for more than 80 years.Eleven different varieties are currently offered when ripe during the season. They also have a haunted attraction called Night Terrors. It features a haunted house, barn, paintball, and thrill park. Their address is 5565 Merritt Rd., Ypsilanti, MI 48197. It is about 38 miles west of downtown Detroit.


Bridewater Produce Farm – Norhfield, MN
Fall festival on weekends starting the last weekend in September with pick your own pumpkins and hay rides. There are also petting zoo, corn mazes and corn box. The Larsen family has been growing fresh fruits and vegetables for more than 50 years. Their address is 4706 East Lonsdale Blvd, Northfield, MN 55057. It is about 45 miles south of Minneapolis.

Center Creek Orchard – Fairmont, MN
The farm is open weekends in September and October. It features their apple orchard, pumpkin patch, hayrides, fall festival, and special events. The address is 663 254th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031. It is about 89 miles southwest of Owatonna.

Dehn’s Pumpkins – Dayton, MN
This farm features a 10 acre corn maze and pumpkin patch. Opens everyday beginning in late September.  Fun with wine tasting, giant slide, games, and more.  The address is 17270 125th Ave N, Dayton, MN. It is about 22 miles northwest of Minneapolis.

Grandma’s Little Acres – Saint Peter, MN
Known for pumpkin picking and hayrides. Their address is 35907 County Road 15, Saint Peter, MN. It is about 55 miles west of Owatonna.

Pinehaven Farm – Wyoming, MN
Pumpkin patch and corn maze on this family owned and operated half century farm thirty minutes from the Twin Cities that opened to the public for agritainment in 1996. They plant 20 acres of pumpkins and other harvest produce. Enjoy the pumpkin picking and harvest festival this fall, and then stay for the haunted attractions. General admission is per person. Trolley hay ride, pumpkin cannon, mini train ride, giant slide, farm antiques and trike track. Don’t forget to make a stop at Becky’s Sweets and Treats Shop. Special events include magic show and kid’s Halloween party. The Dead End Hayride includes haunted hayride, haunted trail and haunted cornfield. General admission to these activities is $14-19 per person. They are located at 28186 Kettle River Blvd, Wyoming, MN 55092. It is about 34 miles north of Minneapolis.

Waldoch Farm – Lino Lakes, MN
A family farm with a pumpkin patch and corn maze located just 20 miles north of Minneapolis. Also features hay rides, mums, corn stalks, and more. The address is 8174 Lake Drive, Lino Lakes, MN 55014.

Allen’s Haunted Hayrides Tavern of Terror – Smock, PA
The two attraction tickets are $15 each or buy the combo ticket for $25.  They open in late September and run every weekend on Friday and Saturday in October plus Halloween night and two Sunday nights. Come and enjoy our haunted hayride. Sit in a wagon filled with straw and frightened guests. The tractor will take you on a 1 mile tour of our farm through a haunted forest, barn, and fields. Visit the Allen Family Cemetery and Church.  There are over 10 different displays and over 30 spooks, ghouls, and monsters to put a chill down your spine!

Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride – Glen Mills, PA
This fantastic haunt opens their season on Friday and Saturday beginning in late September.  Advertised as America’s most horrifying motel, Bates Motel has been operating as a haunted attraction for over 30 years. It is truly one of the great haunted attractions in America. Bates Motel built detailed Hollywood styled movie sets such as putting a New England type church onsite. They have other 100 foot scenes, amazing pyrotechnics and around 100 actors. Save money and purchase the combo ticket for $35. Individual tickets to the Bates Motel, Corn Maze or Haunted Hayride run $15, $15, and $15 respectively. Child ticket prices are less. Doors open at 6:30 and close at 10:30 pm on Friday and Saturday. Doors close at 9:30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and other nights. Bates runs most nights in October.  Bates has over 45,000 Facebook likes.  Also they have a great laser tag event.

Cheeseman Fright Farm – Portersville, PA
The season begins in late September.  For over a decade during Halloween season the Cheeseman Fright Farm has been operating this wonderful haunted attraction. Tickets are $20. The attraction runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in October. Arrive early and do not keep the tractors waiting. The Haunted Hayride starts at dark.  They run a haunted hayride, haunted corn maze, and haunted barn.  During daytime hours they run a Pumpkin Fest family event on the farm.

Fright Farm – Smithfield, PA
Opens in late September with an all outdoor show.  Begin with the Festival Midway with music, celebrity appearances, concessions, face painting, bonfires, classic horror movies, and haunting entertainment. Then expect to be terrorfied in the Terror Maze, Hallow Grounds, and Dead End Hayride attractions. Now celebrating it’s 31st year of frightening folks. The General Admission tickets gets you into five attractions. Open most nights except Monday and Tuesday. Lots of special and discounts available.  Fright Farm is one of Pennsylvania’s top rated professional haunted attractions, with 5 distinct attractions; The Fest-Evil Midway, Hayride of No Return, Hallow Grounds, and a  Surprise attraction! Our state-of-the-art special effects, highly-detailed scenes, custom digital soundtracks, computerized lighting, and talented actors make Fright Farm a frightening experience unlike any other.  Fright Farm has over 25000 Facebook likes.

Haunted Fright Fest – Newry, PA
Leighty’s Farm presents Haunted Fright Fest each fall.  The attractions include a haunted house, corn maze, and hayride.  They are open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October.  They also have Kids Days on two days before their night time haunts.

Jason’s Woods – Lancaster, PA
Opens this season around the middle of September.  This is a full entertainment complex featuring characters, new scenes, stories, and more horror. Six haunted attractions, live bands every night, music, games, celebrations, a theater and a mystery maze. The six haunts include Horrifying Hayride, Fields of Fright, Chambers of Horrors, Zombie Apocalypse, Lost in Jason’s Woods, and Carnival of Fear. This is a full night of entertainment. Expect to spend 2-3 hours or more to go through all the attractions. Opens every Friday and Saturday plus additional Sundays in October.  Jason’s opens at 7 pm and stops selling tickets at 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday or 9:00 pm on Sunday. Everyone with a ticket can go through the entire attraction so they close much later. Tickets are combo packaged. The three show ticket is $25. The five show ticket is $40. You get the mystery maze and Jason Wood Theater included with any ticket package. Parking is always free.  Jason’s Woods has over 25000 Facebook likes.

The Valley of Fear – Feasterville, PA
Valley of Fear and The Original Haunted Hayride offers four attractions. The Fear Pass ticket ( 3 attractions) is $33-39 on Friday and Saturday nights. Individual attractions are $19-21. They offer lots of live entertainment and food concessions. The scary attractions are the Haunted Hayride (still the original and still the best), Scary Tales (haunted forest walk), Zombie Escape Maze (extreme zombies), and Operation Z (live paintball hunt). Doors open at 6:45 pm. Also a Dance Party, DJ, radio station remote broadcasts, and specials on select nights. Check their website for full schedule, hours, and various priced tickets.

Sleepy Hollow – Newtown, PA
The fright season begins in late September.  Sleepy Hollow has put on scary events for over 20 years. Combine dark woods, ghosts, eerie creatures, and nocturnal animals and you have a horrific show. Some nights there are live bands, bonfires, and refreshments. There are 3 haunted attractions open at 7 pm. They are open every Friday, Saturday and most Sunday nights in October. The attraction closes at 10 pm. Last Hayride on Sunday night is at 9 pm. Tickets are $24-28.

New York
The Last Ride – Hastings, NY
The season begins the last Friday in September.  Attraction features a Haunted Hayride and Haunted House. They are open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October. Doors are open from 7 pm until midnight on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on Sunday.

Brimstone Haunt – Wilmington, OH
The Brimstone Farm was once a prosperous family farm. Now open every Friday and Saturday night from late September through Halloween.  It is a place full of long-lost memories, stories, and curses. Many horrors have been reported in these fields but not many are willing to talk about the events that occur in the corn. Come see what’s waiting for you around every twist and turn.  This is no ordinary woods walk. The Forgotten Forest is a place shrouded in mystery. Many people have gone searching for answers to the unnatural events that occur in and around the forest but none have ever returned. Only the bravest should dare enter these trees and IF you make it back out, you will not be the same as when you went in.  Tickets are $15 for the haunted hayride or a combo ticket for $27.  Save money with online discounts.

Fear Forest Haunted House & Hayride – Youngstown, OH
It all begins in late September.  Fear Forest has two haunted attractions plus a great haunted hayride and cornfield. It is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Fear Forest opens at 7 pm and closes at 12 am on Friday and Saturday and at 10 pm on Sunday. A ticket for the hayride is $10 per person. Buy a combo ticket to go through Insanitarium, Psycho Path Haunted Trail, and ride the hayride for just $25. More combo packages available. The hayride is 1 mile long. They have 68 acres of sheer terror.

Panic in the Pines – Genoa, OH  Sorry folks but Panic in the Pines is closed this fall due to virus concerns.  Attraction is located deep within a 150 year old farm.  Climb onto the hayride that takes you out into the Forest of Pines where flesh eating zombies are lurking around each twist and turn…waiting for the right victim.  Enter if you dare into the Haunted Woods….where a crazed Psych Doctor and his staff work to keep the current patients locked up and try to pick out a few new ones to stay!  The Haunted Trail will take you back to what you may believe to be happy memories of childhood play.  BUT games can be misleading and not what they seem.  Haunt ticket booth opens at 7PM!  Panic in the Pines is located at Country Lane Tree Farm in Genoa, Ohio. You may look at our animals at the farm or grab a bite to eat while waiting for the haunt to open.

Spooky Ranch – Columbus Station, OH
The spooky fun begins in late September.  Spooky Ranch has five haunt attractions for one low price. It has operated for over 30 years. The attractions at Spooky Ranch are Crazy Clowns 3D, The Famous Haunted Hayride, The Haunted Barn, and Funny Farmhouse, and the all new feature attraction Bloody Mary’s Revenge Haunted House. Tickets are $25 for the most popular 5 attraction combo package. Gates open at 7 pm. Attraction closes at 11:30 pm on Friday and Saturday or 9:30 pm on other nights. It operates every Friday and Saturday nights in September plus most Thursday through Sunday nights in October. During the day you can visit the Old West Pumpkin fest running from noon to 5 pm. There is a family friendly Halloween trail with most attractions being suitable for children.

New Jersey
Casola Farms Haunted Attractions – Marlboro, NJ
The Haunted Hayride of Terror operates 4 attractions plus a Halloween gift store and food concession.  It runs from 7 pm to 11 pm or 10 pm on Sundays. It is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights beginning in late September  through October.  You can enter a single attraction, the Haunted Hayride of Terror or all four attractions for a combo ticket. The attractions are The Living Maze, Haunted Wooded Trail, 3D Haunted Barn, and The Hayride of Terror. They also have a separate Zombie Paintball ticket.

Field of Terror – East Windsor, NJ
Opening in late September.  Doors open at 7 pm. There are four attractions. You can buy one, two, three or all four. The attractions are Killer Kornfield, Zombie Attack Haunted Hayride, The Unknown Barn, and Dementia 3D Haunted House.  Also they have a zombie paintball wagon hunt.  Open Friday and Saturday in September and all weekends in October plus a few additional dates.

Night of Terror at Creamy Acres – Mullica Hill, NJ
Opens this season in late September.  Creamy Acres has put on Night of Terror for the last 25 years. There are six attractions: Slaughter Cave, Zombie Mayhem, 3D Fun House, Ride of Terror, Frozen Tundra, and Cornfield Maze. Tickets are $35 for most dates. Night of Terror runs every Friday and Saturday nights plus a few Thursday nights in October. They also have a separate Haunted Paintball Hayride which requires a separate timed ticket. Check their website for complete details.

The Hayride of Horrors – Hackettstown, NJ

Blake’s Halloween – Armada, MI
Back again for fall fun.  Blake’s has operated the farm, greenhouses, and cider mill for over 20 years. This is one of the largest cider mills and activity centers in Michigan. I used to live near Detroit and this became one of our family’s favorites in the fall. Blake’s Halloween runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night.  They have a live DJ, food tent, and free cider and donuts. Also enjoy outdoor movies and bonfires under the stars every night. The haunted attractions are Spookyland 3D Maze, Zombie Paintball Safari, 3-Story Haunted Barn, and the Nighttime Spooky Hayride. Tickets have several pricing combinations based on how many attractions you want to go through. Add attractions for more or children and Sunday for less. I highly recommend Blake’s for lots of fun.

Night Terrors at Wiard’s Orchard – Ypsilanti, MI
Featuring 6 attractions returning in late September.  Some available individually, in a four-event package, or all together: the Haunted Barn.  Courageous souls who have dared to set foot on the haunted grounds of this old orchard say they can still hear the howling sounds of the night. So said the few brave souls who have survived, and the fear will always live in them. There comes a time in each of our lives when we must face our fears and face the terror of these haunted lands. What’s your Fear? Is it the dark? Is it death? Is it the old haunted house next door? Or is it just the unknown? Prepare yourself to confront those fears at one or all 6 of the Wiard chilling haunted attractions: the Ultimate Haunted Barn, the Asylum, The Mineshaft, Hayrides of the Lost, SplatterTown – Live Action Haunted Paintball and Alien Caged Clowns. Opens on Fridays, Saturdays, and most Sundays plus Halloween.

Past Tense After Dark – Lapeer, MI
Opens this season in late September.  What happened at the hotel? Learn more at the 3 haunts that make up Past Tense After Dark. This attraction features the Hayride of Despair, the Corn Maze of Fear, and the House of Horror. The combo ticket is available. It runs every Friday and Saturday from late September through the end of October. The doors open at 8 pm. Past Tense also runs family events including a fall festival, Halloween events, a country store, a corn maze, cider mill, flowers, and Christmas activities. Worthwhile fall excursion for the family during any fall weekend. Especially nice drive when the leaves are changing.


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