Fall fun: pumpkin farms in Colorado

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Published Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Fall just isn't complete without a trip to a pumpkin patch or corn maze. Whether you live near Durango, Grand Junction, Pueblo, or New Castle, here is a list of family-friendly pumpkin farms in Colorado that are worth visiting.

Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes

*      Studt's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

A family favorite, Studt's offers a host of exciting activities for everyone to enjoy. Take a tour on a horse-drawn hayride, discover new animals in the enclosed petting zoo, and adventure through multiple corn mazes. Studt's also offers pony rides, a bird aviary, a pumpkin patch, a zip-line, concessions, and more! This farm is located in Grand Junction.

*      Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch

Located in Fruita, Lower Valley Pumpkin Patch is a charming place to pick out pumpkins. You'll also find affordable decorative items, such as flint corn, corn stalks, and hay bales.

*      Moon Farm Pumpkin Patch and Petting Zoo

Moon Farm in Fruita, is an iconic place for pumpkin picking and family fun. Along with a huge pumpkin patch, you'll find a petting zoo, a corn maze, hayrides, and a straw maze.

*      Diana's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Located in Canon City, this farm has something for the whole family. In addition to the vast pumpkin patch and exciting corn maze, you'll find an assortment of fall decorating items. Discover specialty pumpkins, squashes, gourds, Indian corn, corn stalks, straw bales, and mums.

*      Harvest Days Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Harvest Days is the perfect place to start a family tradition. Pick out pumpkins in the pumpkin patch, wander through the corn maze, meet some farm animals, and soak in the autumn views on a hayride. This farm is located in Pueblo.

*      Falfa Pumpkin Patch

Nestled in Durango, Falfa Pumpkin Patch offers a charming pumpkin patch as well as static train and barrel train rides for the kids. You can pick your favorite pumpkin right off the vine!

*      Milberger Farms

Milberger Farms is an excellent place to spend an autumn day picking out organic pumpkins, strolling through a corn maze, and enjoying a host of other family-friendly activities. Located in Pueblo, Milberger Farms offers barrel rides, hayrides, photoprops, and other fall festivities. Refuel at the County Restaurant, and don't forget to shop fresh produce, baked goods, and local groceries.

*      Pantaleo Farms

Situated in Pueblo, Pantaleo Farms is a quaint place to pick out pumpkins and enjoy a hayride. With a smaller, more intimate layout, this farm is perfect for those who want to avoid large crowds.

*      New Castle Gardens

From pumpkin decorating to hayrides and live music, New Castle Gardens has something for everyone to enjoy. Browse the pumpkin patch, paint your face, play a round of mini or frisbee golf, and shop hearty mums, cornstalks, and straw bales. On weekends, you'll find special vendors and local artists at the farm.

If you're looking for something fun to do this fall, be sure to check out a farm or two from the list above. From pumpkin patches to corn mazes and hayrides, these farms feature some of the best ways to spend a day with the family!