Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Western Maine (Oxford, Franklin and Somerset counties)?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Western Maine (Oxford, Franklin and Somerset counties), 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 April 2017

Although most pumpkin patches  and corn mazes are now closed,  it is time to tag your 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. In the meantime, you may find 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 recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. 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

Franklin County

  • Sandy River Farms - pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, restrooms, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, petting zoo
    Route 27, Farmington, ME 04938. Open: Milk- all daytime hours, go to dairy section across the street Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch- Late August through late October Haunted Maze- October 30th and 31st when the sun has set. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. Pick your own squashes as well as pumpkins, free hayrides, corn "sandbox" for children under five (ADDED: August 20, 2010, suggested by a visitor)

Oxford County

  • Apple Acres Farm - apples
    Durgintown Road, South Hiram, Maine.  Phone: 207-625-4777 Toll free;800-647-4725. Fax 207-625-4777. Email: bjon@psouth.net  Many varieties to choose from including Paula Reds, Macs, Cortlands, Macouns, Red Delicious, Spensers, Mutsus, Honey Crisps and Northern Spys. Open September 1 - October 10. 
  • Pietree Orchard - Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    803 Waterford Road between Routes 93 & 37, Sweden, ME 04040. Phone: 207-647-9419. Email: pietree@pietree-orchard.com. Open: Call for specific hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Bridgton: 93 N to intersection with the Waterford road, turn right and go app. 2.3 miles. Fryeburg: Route 5 N to route 93 intersection, turn onto 93 and follow for app. 7 miles. Norway: Route 117/118 turn at the Keoka Beach Camping sign onto the Waterford Road The orchard is app. 7 miles. Harrison: Route 35 to Route 35/37 to intersection in south Waterford, turn left onto the Waterford Road and go app. 3 miles. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: April 20, 2013)  (ADDED: September 07, 2011)

Somerset County

  • Cayford Orchards  - apples and pears, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, pumpkins and squash
    Hilton Hill Road, Skowhegan, Maine.  Phone: 207-474-2970. Email appleboy_74@yahoo.com  PYO apples and pears or ready picked. Specializing in antique varieties and many new varieties. Also pumpkins and squash. Hay rides on weekends. Coming soon, pyo strawberries, raspberries, blueberries. 3 miles north of Skowhegan post office on Route 150, half mile up Hilton Hill Road, Skowhegan, Maine.  Open: 9 to 5 daily mid-August through October, Wed - Sun until Christmas 
  • The Apple Farm - apples
    104 Back Road, Fairfield, Maine.  Phone: 207-453-7656 Toll free: 877-453-7656. Fax  207-453-2717. Email applefarm@adelphia.net  Pick your own apples -- Macs, Cortlands, Red and Golden Delicious, Golden Russets, Pearmains, Winter Bananas and others in season. Wagon rides on weekends. Open September through October 25 from 9 am to 5 pm daily. Handicapped Accessible. Restroom available. Bus parking.

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