Newark Area Pumpkin Patches

Enjoy a pumpkin patch in North Jersey near Newark this fall: Last Major Update:

Alstede Farms - Chester, NJ
A 600 acre organic farm in Chester. Pick your own pumpkins from mid-September to mid-November. Apple picking features are a giant corn maze, hayrides, friendly farm animals, moon bounce and hay pyramid. Farm store has baked pies, ice cream, fresh produce and specialty items/gifts. The address is 1 Chesterfield Dr., Chester, NJ 07930. It is about 40 miles west of Newark.

Cheesequake Farm Market - Old Bridge, NJ
Now this is truly a pumpkin farm. Operated by fourth and fifth generation farmers Linda and Bob, they have pumpkin picking and educational tours in the fall. Also corn maze, haunted maze and zombie paintball at night.  The address is 2095 US Highway 9, Old Bridge, NJ. It is about 26 miles south of Newark.

Conklin Farm U-Pick - Montville, NJ
Pick your own pumpkins with thousands of pumpkins available in all shapes, sizes and colors. Try your way through the free cornfield maze or visit with the farm animals. Regular and haunted hayrides and haunted corn maze on the weekends. Win a 100+ pound pumpkin in the slingshot game. Homemade donuts, hot cider and candy apples in the Snack Shack. Open seven days a week. The address is 65 River Road, Montville, NJ 07045. It is about 18 miles northwest of Newark.

Donaldson Farms - Hackettstown, NJ
A fifth generation family farm operating for over 100 years. It has Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkins and apples, gourds and indian corn daily from late September through Halloween. Hayrides to the patch available on weekends. Corn maze takes an average of 25 to 45 minutes. Corn cannon, farm animals and farm market. The address is 358 Allen Road, Hackettstown, NJ 07840. It is located 44 miles west of Newark.

Fairfield Farms - Fairfield, NJ
Fall activities include pumpkin picking, 5 acre kid friendly cornfield maze, hay rides, hay play area and petting zoo (first three weekends in October, admission includes cup of animal feed) from Mountainside Stables. Family owned and operated in Essex County for more than thirty years. Farm opens late September. The address is 177 Big Piece Rd., Fairfield, NJ 07004. It is about 18 miles northwest of Newark.

Farms View - Wayne, NJ
A fifth generation Century farm started in 1894. U-pick pumpkins and weekend hayrides from the last weekend in September through Halloween. Painted pumpkins and fall decorating items available at the farm market. The address is 945 Black Oak Ridge Road., Wayne, NJ 07470. It is about 24 miles northwest of Newark.

Hacklebarney Farm Cider Mill - Chester, NJ
Pick your own pumpkin patch available mid-September through October. Morris County’s original corn maze welcomes guests for another year. Fresh wood pressed apple cider and baked goods made daily. Cider donuts and hot mulled cider, too. It was founded by Robert D. Pitney in 1860. The address is 104 State Park Rd., Chester, NJ. It is about 38 miles west of Newark.

Heaven Hill Farm - Vernon, NJ
Pumpkin picking in a 15 acre Sussex County pumpkin patch. Pumpkin festival runs Wednesday through Sunday. Corn maze, hayrides, carnival rides, farm animals, pig races, gem mining and more fun for kids like hay crawl, hay maze, corn boxes, obstacle course and baby chick barn. Located northwest of Mahwah. The address is 451 State Route 94, Vernon, NJ 07462. It is located 53 miles northwest of Newark.

Ideal Farm and Garden Center - Lafayette, NJ
The featured attraction is Pumpkin Hollow. It opens the last weekend in September for hayrides and pumpkin picking. apple cider, donuts and haunted barn as well. They have things going on all year so well worth checking out. The address is 222 Route 15, Lafayette, NJ 07848. It is located 44 miles northwest of Newark.

Melick’s Orchards - Califon, NJ
Visit this 650 acre fruit farm. Visit the farm on weekends in October for horse drawn wagon rides, pumpkin and apple picking. Cider mill at the Oldwick location. Located northwest of Bridgewater and southwest of Mt Olive Township. The address is 472 County Road 513, Califon, NJ 07830. It is about 45 miles west of Newark.

Middle Valley Farms - Mendham, NJ
They feature pick your own pumpkins, six acre corn maze, hay rides and hay pyramid. They are open Saturday and Sundays starting the last Saturday in September. Also open on Columbus Day. Parking and admission is free. The address is 304 Pleasant Valley Rd., Mendham, NJ 07945. It is about 32 miles west of Newark.

Miller’s Hill Farm - Mendham, NJ
A family owned and operated farm since 1924. Free hayrides on weekends to pick your own pumpkins. Starts the last weekend in September. Located west of Morristown it is 32 miles west of Newark. The address is 10 Combs Avenue, Mendham, NJ.

Stony Hill Gardens - Chester, NJ
Opened in 1988 selling cut flower orchids, they now have fall agritainment and a farm market. Pick your own apples and pumpkins from September through Halloween on Saturdays and Sundays. Hayrides are $2. Pumpkins are $.59 per pound. They also have a ten acre corn maze and gemstone mining. The address is 15 North Road, Chester, NJ 07930. It is about a 41 mile drive west of Newark.

Sun High - Randolph, NJ
Have fun with daily apple and pumpkin picking plus fall weekend hayrides. Admission to the pumpkin patch is free. The address is 19 Canfield Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869. It is about 29 miles west of Newark.

Ward’s Pumpkin Patch - Ridgewood, NJ
This October have fun in their pick your own pumpkin patch, painted pumpkins, face painting, and goat feeding. The Ward family has run the pumpkin patch since the 1940s. The address is 552 Route 17 North, Ridgewood, NJ. It is located 25 miles north of Newark.

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