Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Boise and Southwestern Idaho?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Boise and Southwestern Idaho, sorted by county. Some are farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple roadside stands.  Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn maze, spook house, or hayride.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!   If you are looking for pumpkin weigh-offs and the US and world's largest pumpkins, see this page! Want to do a fundraiser selling pumpkins? See this page!

Finally, my boys are in Boy Scouts and raising money for their troop and their trips and activitites, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), coffee or to donate to both the Socuts and U.S. miltary troops, click here and help the scouts!

Updates for September 2017

Most pumpkin patches  and corn mazes usually open by mid September, some earlier! You may also like a local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!. The world's best pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the pie crust recipe is here! And we have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access many pumpkin and other recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search.

After Halloween, find a Christmas tree at a local Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt.  If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Ada County

  • The Farmstead Corn Maze & Pumpkin Festival - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, train rides, corn maze, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, haunted trail, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    1020 South Rackham Way, Meridian, ID 83642. Phone: 208-922-5678. Alternate Phone: 208-921-1741. Email: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From I-84, take the Eagle Road exit (Exit #46). Turn South on Eagle Road. Turn East (left) on Overland Road. Turn North on Rackham Way. Drive past the Park & Ride lot to The Farmstead, which is located at the end of Rackham Way. The Farmstead is visible from I-84 and Eagle Road. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. The Farmstead is home of Idaho's original corn maze. Located near I-84 and Eagle Road, we are just a short drive from anywhere in the Treasure Valley. In addition to our nationally recognized corn maze we offer a pumpkin patch, hayrides, cow-train ride, Idaho's only jumping pillow, farm animals, pig races, a corn box, farm-fresh food, live entertainment, and more. Also see this October 2014 USA Today article, "10Best: Fall Corn Mazes Fun for Families".  
  • Jeremy's Pumpkins - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field
    451 S Star Road, Star, ID 83669. Phone: 286-7481. Fax: 286-9527. Email us at: kzcc@aol.com. Directions: Mid way between Boise River and City of Star on Star Road. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open: October 1 to October 31, daylight to dark. (Self serve) Self serve pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, straw bales and Indian corn. Large selection. Payment: Cash, Check.
  • Linder Farms - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, child-sized haybale maze, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides
    7165 S Linder Rd, Meridian, ID 83642. Phone: (208) 371-0222. Email us at: sherrie@linderfarms.com. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open: Monday to Friday 5pm - 8pm Saturday 11am to 8pm Opening September 24th, 2005 through Halloween Payment: Cash, Check. We are also accommodating field trips for school children. Teachers, your class can come by appointment during a week day to experience a hay ride and pick a pumpkin. The price includes each child to get a pumpkin and ride the hay wagon. 
  • The Maize at Meridian - corn maze
    Overland Road, Meridian, ID. Directions: near Mountain View High School.
  • Spyglass Gardens - Pumpkin patch.
    3445 S. Linder Road, Meridian, ID 83642. Phone: (208) 888-3532. Open: Patch October 1st to October 30th Tuesday to Saturday from 10-6 and Sunday 12-5.30 ; Closed Mondays .
  • Twin Oaks Farms - corn maze, hay rides, haybale maze, haunted trail, bonfires, pumpkins
    3250 N. Eagle Road, Eagle, ID 83686. Phone: 208-939-6373. Email: info@twinoaksidaho.com. Open: Halloween Land October 1 through the 31st on Monday to Thursday from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM; Friday from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM 11:00 PM and Sunday from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM;. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: . Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Haunted Woods, Pioneer Graveyard, Hay Rides, Never Ending Bonfire, Food Services, Pumpkin Picking

Boise County

  • Thunder Mountain Line - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, train rides, child-sized haybale maze, Bounce house, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, Bounce house, events at your location (call for info)
    120 Mill Road, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629. Phone: 208-331-1184. Alternate Phone: 877-432-7245. Email: cab@rgpc.com. Open: October 6th to October 28th; Saturday Train Rides 10:00 am, 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm; Sunday Train Rides 11:00 and, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Our departure station is in Horseshoe Bend, Idaho located right off highway 55. Take highway 55 north for 19 miles from State Street at the Home Depot shopping center. When you see the Railroad Crossing and grey Tank Car in Horseshoe Bend, turn left into our parking lot. Click here for a map and directions. Join the Thunder Mountain Line for a ride to our pumpkin patch in Montour where children and children at heart hand pick their own ‘best’ pumpkin; Pumpkin Gardens, Hay Maze, Bounce House, Games, Decorated Gazeebo and Pumpkin Houses will be available at the pumpkin patch; Each paid rider will pick one pumpkin; Each trip is 1;5 hours roundtrip to Montour. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page.

Canyon County

  • The Berry Ranch - pumpkins
    7998 Highway 20/26, Nampa, ID 83687. Phone: 466-3860 or 1-800-801-3860. Directions: Located 4.5 miles North of I-84, Northeast corner of Franklin Rd. & Highway 20/26 as you leave Nampa.  The Berry Ranch offers a wide range of fruits and vegetables grown right on the ranch. You can pick your own pumpkins on a "pickers hayride". Picnic tables, antique machinery and a petting shed are available at our store-in-a-barn. 
  • Watsons Sunnyslope Farm - CLOSED permanently
    13243 Sunnyslope Rd 1 mile north of Marsing Idaho on Highway 55, Caldwell, ID 83607.
    (UPDATED: September 15, 2016)    

Elmore County

  • Queys Maze - pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay pyramid, corn box, mini, mazes, pumpkin patch, tractor pulled hay ride, flowers,
    48803 Highway 78, Mountain Home, ID 83647. Phone: 208-366-2749. Alternate phone: 208-366-7734. Email: Quey's Maze, punpkin patch and hayrides - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    48803 Hiway 78 near Bruneau, Mountain Home, ID 83647. Phone: 208-366-7734. Fax: 208-366-2649. Email: mjohns@mstar2.net. Directions: From Mountain Home, Get on Airbase road and take hwy 51 South. Cross the Snake River and take the first left on Hwy 78 heading east towards Hammett. The pumpkin patch and maze signs are located 3 miles from the intersection of 51 and 78. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October, November. Open: Thursday, 4pm to 11pm Fridays and Saturdays, 10am to 11pm closed on Sundays Reservations available for Mondays through Wednesdays Corn Maze, pumpkin patch and hayrides open from mid-September to end of November depending on weather. Payment: Cash, Check.

Gem County

  • Hill's Pumpkins Galore - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, petting zoo
    West End of Twelfth Street, Emmett, ID 83617. Phone: 208-365-8040 And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Monday to Thursday 4-7pm by appointment Friday & Saturday 10am -6 p.m Monday through Thursday 4-7 by appointment Friday & Saturday 10-6 5.00 Per Pumpkin includes hay ride extra pumpkins $2.00 each. Petting zoo, Indian Corn for sale 3 for $1.00 plus tax. Payment: Cash, only.

Owyhee County

  • Mansisidor Family FarmsMansisidor Family Farms - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, Fall festival, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand
    3644 Market Rd, Homedale, ID 83628. Phone: 208-695-3380. Email: mansisidorfamilyfarms@gmail.com. Open: Seasonal Friday 11am to 7pm Saturday 11am to 7pm Sunday 11am to 7pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Approximately 3 miles south of Homedale off Highway 95 to E. Market Road and follow the signs. Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Sunflowers are open beginning the Second to last Friday and closing the Last Sunday of October. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Open for Christmas at The Barn beginning Black Friday in November through December 20th. Enjoy shopping from a Variety of Local quality artisan and crafted goods while sipping spiced apple cider, tea, or coffee!. (UPDATED: February 09, 2017) (ADDED: January 18, 2016)

Payette County

  • AC&D Farms - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Fall festival, cow train / barrel train rides, corn maze, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Pumpkin Weigh-Off, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), trike track, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours, group reservations
    6525 highway 95, Fruitland, ID 83619. Phone: 208-452-7533. Alternate Phone: 208-407-7533. Email: acdfarms@live.com. Open: For 2015, fall activities start on October 3, 2015; Weekend hours are 10 am to 7 pm and week day fall activites run from 3 pm to 7 pm; We accept reservations for functions during the week prior to 3 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Idaho I-84 take exit 3, north 2/3 of a mile. We are the RED barn on the west side of the road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Country Fresh Farm - pumpkin patch (customers pick in the field) , pumpkin patch (pumpkins already gathered in from the field), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked
    2800 1st Lane E., Parma, ID 83660. Phone: (208) 484-4701. Email: countryfreshfarm2015@gmail.com. Open (PYO): August 1 to November 31. Directions: Traveling North on highway 95 from Parma, turn right on Anderson Corner Road. Travel East approximately 1 mile, turn left on 1st Lane E. Our farm is the first property on the right. Click here for a map and directions.  Watermelon harvest is typically August 15 to October 15; Pumpkin harvest is typically October 1 to November 31. Payment: Cash, Check.  (ADDED: August 16, 2017)

Washington County

 

 

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