Top Picks for Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes

Revised 2013

Are you looking for a pumpkin to carve this season? Here is a list of our favorite pumpkin patches and corn mazes in west Georgia and east Alabama. Remember: ALWAYS call to confirm the information before you go!

 Georgia

The Georgia Pumpkin Patch at Best Nursery 

9616 Fortson Road, Fortson, GA
706-327-1515

Home of The Georgia Pumpkin Patch. Every year, from October 1st through 31st, we celebrate the Harvest by bringing over 100,000 pounds of pumpkins to our Nursery at the north end of Columbus, Georgia for our Pumpkin Patch Maze.

For our annual Harvest Festival we load up on corn stalks, decorative gourds, terra-cotta pumpkins, Marigolds, Mums, Autumn merchandise, and every pumpkin related food you can imagine.

The Farm House

The Farm House Pumpkin Patch469 Farmhouse Road, Ellerslie, GA
(706) 561-3435
Pumpkins are ripe for the pickin’! We would like to invite everyone out to the Pumpkin Patch at The Farmhouse House in Ellerslie, Ga. Bring your children for a day of Fall fun! Take a ride on the tractor to pick out the perfect pumpkin for your family to carve. Join us for bonfires, s’mores, fall crafts, scarecrow contests, music, and more. Don’t forget about lunch at The Farmhouse on Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 til 2! It’s the perfect way to end the day with friends and family. You can call ahead to schedule a day care or church group or families are welcome Fridays and Saturdays starting at 10:00 am.

Oakhurst Farm’s Fall Daze

19888 Georgia 219
West Point, GA 31833

Four-acre Corn maze, pumpkins on the vine, barrel train, free animal corral, hay bale jump and hay ride. Open Monday-Friday 3-7pm; Saturday 10-7pm, and Sunday 1-7pm.

Lane Southern Orchard

50 Lane Road, Fort Valley, GA
478-825-3362 or 800-27PEACH

Our corn maze opens October 2, 2013! Don’t miss Corn Maze Days! Visit Lane’s giant, 6-acre corn maze and play Cornundrum. Find the corny signs hidden along secret paths for a chance to win prizes while you find your way out. Don’t worry. If you get lost, you can use your cell phone and they’ll text you hints!

The Rock Ranch

5020 Barnesville Highway, The Rock, GA
706-647-6374
Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each Saturday, guests will enjoy themed entertainment plus Train Rides, Hay Rides, a Petting Zoo, Zip Lines, Pony Rides, the Pumpkin Cannon, Tiny Town and much more! Just a short drive from Atlanta, Macon and Columbus.

Alabama

Paradise Pumpkin Patch

910 County Road 79 South, Eufaula, AL
334-695-2258
There are many things to do while visiting Paradise Pumpkin Patch. We have the perfect rural setting just a few miles from Eufaula, Alabama! Take a step back in time when you visit Paradise Pumpkin Patch. Our farm is an interactive experience for kids from two to ninety-two! We have activities, adventure, antiques, and animals. Did we mention pumpkins?

Dream Field Farms

Dream Fields Farms6376 Highway 82, Union Springs, AL
888-215-2725 or 334-534-6976

Come out to central Alabama’s pumpkin patch and enjoy our spectacular fall festival.  The hogs are hurdling, the bees are buzzing, the pumpkins are growing and the corn maze promises to be taller than ever.  Check out our special events calendar and plan your farm day now!  Can’t decide which weekend to come, buy a season pass and join us for all of them.  Just 25 minutes east of Montgomery, 60 minutes from Auburn or Columbus, or 30 minutes north of Troy, we are central Alabama’s most convenient pumpkin patch.  A perfect family outdoor event each Saturday and Sunday this fall during October.

Backyard Orchards Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Pittsview, AL
(334) 695-7623
You’ll enjoy a wagon ride to the real pumpkin patch passing by a field of cotton then make your way through our corn maze. We’ll have many fun activities for children and plenty of photo opportunities! Backyard Orchards is located between Pittsview and Eufaula Alabama right off Highway 431 (just 35 minutes from Columbus). We’ll be opening in late September through the end of October 11. Price per head is $7 (includes all activities, pumpkins are sold separately). Visit our website www.backyardorchards.com or Facebook page- Backyard Orchards!

Jack-O-Lantern Lane

LaFayette, AL
334-864-0713
Take a wagon ride through Jack-o-lantern Lane and pick out the perfect pumpkin from our patch. Train rides, pony rides, inflatable park, concessions, country store, farm animals and more! Open Sept 28-Oct 31, 2013

Farmer in the Dale Pumpkin Patch

County road 61, Loachapoka, Alabama 36865
334-750-3792
We are a you-pick pumpkin patch local to Auburn, AL with a hay ride, play area, pumpkin slingshot and more!! open to public and for birthday parties, socials, church events, you name it. Children will enjoy the hay bales, corn, and just running and enjoying the great outdoors.  Hope you will all come out and see us again this year. If you have any questions please contact: Marie 334-750-3792 or email farmerinthedellpumpkinpatch@yahoo.com
Facebook: Farmer in the Dell Pumpkin Patch

Our hours are October 3-4 – 3:00p.m.-6:00p.m.; Every Saturday – 9:00a.m.-6:00p.m.; October 10-11 – 3:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.; Starting on October 14th we will be open weekdays 3:00-6:00p.m.; Saturdays – 9:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.; We are closed on Sundays.

 

Comments

  1. Gina says:

    We LOVE Best Nursery AND Lane Packing!

    Both are a TON of fun, and worth it!

    If you go to Lane, get their peach ice cream too! YUM.

  2. Deanna says:

    This website is awesome!!! Thank you to whoever came up with this!!

  3. Amber Fielding says:

    Just wanted to update that I called Best Nursery and they said all thier fun stuff will start Oct 1 and goes through the 5 I think. They were awesome last year and I can’t wait to take my daughter again this year!

  4. cbowman says:

    Sadly, Marengo Creek Farms and Meadowgate Farm are no long in open to the public.

  5. Chanisha (CeCe) Wilson says:

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for posting these! Yours was the first entry to pop up on Google when I looked up pumpkin patches for Columbus, GA. Now I can plan my field trip to the Pumpkin Patch!!

  6. SLitz says:

    We’re so glad you found this resource helpful Chanisha. We hope you and your family have a great time at the Pumpkin Patch this fall!

  7. jessica says:

    your print screen button and popup window does not show the same as the web page. On the print screen page it does not have the name of the locations and has slightly different information than the actual web page.

  8. cbowman says:

    Ok, that’s weird! Thanks for letting us know. We have revised this post numerous times over the last 4 years. It looks like the “print” version is picking up a previous edit. Next year we’ll post our top picks as a page instead of a post!

  9. Mary Sharff says:

    The Rock Ranch is awesome. It is about an hour and a half from Columbus, but well worth the drive. It is an inexpensive fun family place. We went and spent the entire day. It is fun for all ages!!! HIGHLY recommend it!!!

  10. Mechelle says:

    I am a grandmother of 3 and this information is fantastic to help me plan weekend events that “Meme” can do with them!
    Thank you!

  11. Thank you so much for creating this website for those of us who have lived in Columbus a long time, but was not aware of all the places to go and things to see! I was researching a pumpkin patch to take my 6 year old daughter too and low and behold, up popped your sight:) It is truly wonderful, informative and parent friendly! Thank you for making this for us.

  12. Sandra M says:

    found this info very useful!! Thank you :)

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