‘Tis the season for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides and all things autumn! There are plenty of farms and pumpkin patches in Southwest Washington equipped with everything you need to celebrate the season to the fullest.
Slip on your rain boots and flannel and make your way to one of these nearby farms for endless fall fun. And come away with pumpkins to carve, corn wreaths to hang, and apples to eat!
Photo Courtesy of Vancouver Pumpkin Patch
Open seven days a week during October, the Vancouver Pumpkin Patch is a popular source for endless fall fun in Vancouver. They offer hayrides (on limited days), a pumpkin patch, a covered petting zoo, a hay pyramid, a corn maze, and many more fun and free activities. The Vancouver Pumpkin Patch offers a wide variety of pumpkins to choose from, in a wide array of shapes, sizes and colors.
With a family history dating back to 1872 on this land, Bi-Zi Farms is a beloved farm known for its annual harvest celebration. Paid entry to Bi-Zi Farms includes a free pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, admission to the corn maze, admission to the farm animals, a variety of children’s activities, live music (on Saturdays and Sundays), one free hot drink, a wagon ride and more.
Photos Courtesy of Joe’s Place Farm
There’s a reason to celebrate every season at Joe’s Place Farm, from fresh berry picking in the spring to Christmas trees in the winter. Plus, you can buy fresh apples at Joe’s Place in the late summer! And when fall rolls around, you’ll find a pumpkin patch, a corn maze, a straw teepee, hayrides, fall treats and much more at this beautiful farm in Vancouver. The farm opens for fall festivities in late September, when you can pick up all your fall decor needs, like pumpkins, gourds and corn stalks!
Photo Courtesy of Waltons Farms
Situated amidst beautiful farmland in north Camas, Waltons Farms is a quaint farm perfect for family adventure during the fall. From the beginning of fall through Halloween, Waltons Farms offers a corn maze, train rides, hayrides, a petting zoo, and of course — a pumpkin patch. The farm is open daily with varying hours.
On every full weekend in October, you can take a trip down Pumpkin Lane at Pomeroy Farm, a mile-long hayride adorned with over 100 “pumpkin people.” Plus, the hayride includes a stop at the pumpkin patch, where you can pick out the perfect plump pumpkin for your porch! While you’re at Pomeroy Farm, enjoy farm animals, a hay bale maze, kids’ activities and lots of fall treats.
While you’re at the Vancouver Pumpkin Patch, stop by Velvet Acres Gardens for you-pick and we-pick vegetables grown right there on the farm. All throughout the year, Velvet Acres offers a wide range of vegetables from A to Z, but during the fall, you can harvest a variety of seasonal farm-fresh produce, including decorative pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks and more.
Photo Courtesy of The Patch
Venture north to The Patch, a picturesque farm nestled on approximately 25 acres in the picturesque Woodland Bottoms. Often referred to as a “pumpkin boutique” by visitors, The Patch offers an excellent selection of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes, from a tiny Baby Bear or Baby Boo to a massive Big Max or Atlantic Giant pumpkin. Complete your fall adventure with the hay maze, pumpkin bowling, hayrides, and a variety of other fun activities and games.
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