September 30  |  Local Events, Our Communities


The Best Pumpkin Patches in Northern Colorado [Interactive Map]

This article was updated September 2, 2020 to include current information and recommendations.

The pumpkin pickin’s are not slim here in Northern Colorado. A region built by agriculture, our communities are home to several farms and seasonal destinations you’ll want to come back to year after year. 

You can use our map below to find the pumpkin patch nearest you, or read below to learn more about each location and find your favorite fall activities.

COVID NOTE: Most farms are open for the 2020 season with policies and safety precautions in place. Visit the website for each pumpkin patch before your visit for the latest updates and information related to COVID-19.

 

 

Anderson Farms | Evans 

Home to Colorado’s longest-running corn maze, Anderson Farms is a historic destination for family fun during the fall. In addition to their 25-acre corn maze, you can ride a wagon to the 30-acre pumpkin patch and pick from 70 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, reserve a private campfire site, and even get scared through the Halloween season at special, haunted attractions. In 2020, the fall festival will be up and running from September 25th through October 31.

COVID NOTE: Anderson Farms is currently working on a plan for the Fall Festival 2020, with the health and safety of their guests and staff in mind. They will not be opening ticket sales or accepting any pavilion, private campfire or field trip reservations at this time. Ticket sales and reservations will be opened on September 14, 2020. For more information about their COVID-19 policies and updates, visit their website.

 

The Bartels Farm | Fort Collins 

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Bartels Farm is a family-owned and family-operated farm established all the way back in 1905. Following tradition, the current owners still grow organic corn, hay, wheat and barley, but are also known throughout the region for their expansive pumpkin patch and vegetable garden. Through the fall season, you can pick your own pumpkin or grab a pre-picked pumpkin, then enjoy a corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin chuckin’ and see farm animals. For regular updates and dates, follow the team on Facebook here

 

Fritzler Farm Park | LaSalle

A tradition for generations of Colorado families, Fritzler Farm Park offers mountains of fun during the fall.  This year, their Fall Festival is available from September 19th through October 31st and includes more than 15 attractions, including a pumpkin patch, a corn maze, pedal go-carts, the Barrel Coaster, paintball, a beer garden, pumpkin blasters and more. For all the details (including haunted attractions and online tickets), click here.

COVID NOTE: Fritzler Farm Park is taking several precautions, including requiring health checks for all employees and staff members, regularly cleaning and sanitizing high-touch areas, and more. They ask guests to practice social distancing and stay home if you have any COVID-19 symptoms. Click here for their full list of protocols and policies.

 

The Hollow at Hankins Farms | Johnstown 

Open every weekend in October, this family farm offers a corn maze and games, a pumpkin patch, corn cannons and more. For updates, follow the team on Facebook here.

 

Harvest Farm | Wellington (Cancelled for the 2020 Season)

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Harvest Farm is a 100-acre farm and rehabilitation center for men hoping to break cycles of addiction and homelessness. Their Fall Festival is an annual fundraising event that includes a corn maze, wagon rides, a petting zoo, a nightly bonfire, a pumpkin patch and so much more.

COVID NOTE: Unfortunately, the 2020 Harvest Farm Fall Festival was cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Click here for the full update.

Miller Farms | Platteville

This working farm throws a Fall Festival every year from Labor Day through mid-November. Included in the cost of admission, kids of all ages are invited to explore the farm, harvest their own vegetables straight from the dirt, take a hayride through 180 acres of farm fields, journey through the corn maze, play in kids play areas, see antique tractors, climb the hay pyramid and more. Available vegetables include pumpkins, of course! For pricing and more details, click here.

 

Jack Lantern’s Corn Maze | Fort Collins 

Jack Lantern’s Corn Maze has been Northern Colorado’s favorite corn maze and pumpkin patch for more than 15 years, offering 90 acres of fear, fright and fun. During the day, the grounds are alive with a festive, family-friendly harvest celebration. Complete with two pumpkin patches, bounce houses, corn chuckers, pedal cars, farm animals and trick-or-treating, it’s a must-visit for families all over the region. By moonlight, the 20-acre corn maze turns into a bone-chilling adventure. For full details on daily and haunted attractions, click here.

 

Osborn Farm | Loveland 

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More than 150 years ago, the Osborn family made Colorado their home. Today, the fifth and sixth generations are providing our region with an abundance of plump pumpkins grown on their gorgeous farmland and Christmas trees during the holiday season! Fall attractions include the pick-your-own pumpkin patch, a barrel train, hayrides and more seasonal products available for purchase. This year, Osborn Farm is open for pumpkin picking on Saturday, September 26!

COVID NOTE: This year, Osborn Farm will be taking a break from vendors, and hay rides are available on Saturdays and Sundays only. Please bring a mask for the checkout process.

 

Pumpkin Pickin’ Paradise | Milliken

This place is—just as the name proclaims—a pumpkin pickin’ paradise. Guests can choose pumpkins, gourds and various types of squash, explore the haunted shack and go inside the haunted maze, enjoy the big orange maze, shop the store, and more. There is no entry fee, this family team just asks that you make a purchase to help support their local business. For updates, follow the team on Facebook here.

COVID NOTE: This year, Pumpkin Pickin’ Paradise will have 2-3 sanitizer stations and will follow CDC guidelines for outside functions. They won’t require masks be worn; that will be at the customer’s discretion.

 

Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Ranch | Longmont

This certified-organic farm grows more than 100 different varieties of vegetables each year, including pumpkins for the fall season! During the month of October, you can visit on weekdays for seasonal attractions like self-guided tours, pumpkin crafts, an inflatable obstacle course and Uncle Oscar’s Hay Maze. On weekends, the fun increases with more attractions, including pony rides and a petting zoo, slides, coasters and more.

COVID NOTE: Updates for the 2020 season are coming soon! Visit their website for the latest information.

 

Something From the Farm | Fort Collins 

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This family-owned pumpkin patch is the perfect place to grab a pumpkin, enjoy a hayride and explore their one-acre corn maze. Run by four generations of Dorys, your fall visit will be complemented by farm animals, the farm dog Kona and Country Store goods like cider, snacks, homegrown popcorn, jams and more. This year, Something From the Farm is open October 2–31.

 

Tigges Farm | Greeley (No Pumpkin Patch for 2020 Season)

Known for their roasted chilies and fresh produce, Tigges Farm also becomes a fall paradise each autumn. This family-owned and -operated farm offers an admission-free experience complete with a pick-your-own pumpkin patch suited for both Jack-O-Lanterns and pie baking. For pricing and details, click here.

COVID NOTE: Unfortunately, Tigges Farm is not offering a pumpkin patch or other fall activities this year. However, they are still selling roasted chilies and other produce, plus jams, jellies, gifts and more. Visitors must maintain social distancing and wear a mask while at Tigges Farm. Click here for a full list of their COVID-19 policies.

 

Happy autumn!


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