Find a local pumpkin patch here!

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Southwestern New Mexico? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Southwestern New Mexico, 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! There are affiliate links on this page. Read our disclosure policy to learn more.

New for this year, see our Top Ten list of best pumpkins to make pumpkin pies and for baking and cooking. Also, our Master List of 100 Varieties of Pumpkins for every purpose. Then see this page for our easy pumpkin pie from a real pumpkin recipe.

New! We just went live with our latest website, - As they name implies, you can find a fun factory tour, including chocolate, automobiles, historical forts and sites, famous buildings, active Federal facilities like dams, a mint, NASA, even fun geology: like fossils and volcanic areas They're fun, inexpensive and educational! And for road trips and camping, see

Updates for December 2023

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.  If you are looking for pick your own apples with pumpkins and often also fun activities, see this page.

NOTE: Many farms went out of business in the past 2 years and others are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages thus breaking all links to them. If a link is broken please click the "click here to report a broken link or blank page" so we can find the replacement link! Thanks!

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! And Find a a local farm market here

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Catron County

Dona Ana County

  • La Union Maze - corn maze, Pumpkin Patch, pick your own pumpkins and chili pepper, hayrides, Farm Animals, Corn Cannon, Cow Train, Mini Mazes, Trikes, Tube Slide, Goatwalk, Scout Patch
    Hwy 28, LA Union, NM, Phone: 877-810-7887 or Phone: 915-549-0974. Fax: 505-874-3977. Email: [email protected]. Directions: NM 30 min. from Central El Paso, 35 min. from NE El Paso, and 45 min. from Las Cruces. From West and Cental El Paso; Take I-10 to far West El Paso, take a left on the Artcraft exit. Go west on Artcraft and take a right on Westside Dr.(second stoplight), continue on Westside until it ends at FM RD 259 (second stop sign on Westside Drive). Follow signs to La Union, NM on HWY 28. Immediately after passing Sierra Vista Growers take a left at the Maize sign on the left side of the road. Open: Late September to early November on Friday 5 PM to 10 PM, Saturday 11 am to 10 PM and Sunday 12 am to 6 PM. 2006 Admission prices: Children 5 and under Free With an adult ticket, 6 and over $8.00. Payment: Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, & Discover. Included in the admission price are two tickets which can used for a hayride, pedal carts, corn cannons,or cow train during daylight hours, Saturday and Sunday only. Chile Field U-Pick or Buy already Picked, Pumpkin Patch, Enjoy a good old fashioned hayride, included with your admission price during daylight hours, to the pumpkin patch, where you can pick your own pumpkins, prices vary by size. Saturday 11 am to dusk and Sunday 12:00 -6 p.m, Goatwalk, Picnic at the La Union Maze - 7,000 square feet grass area under shady pecan trees. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 03, 2012, by a visitor to PPAM)
    A visitor writes on September 03, 2012: "We went last year really close to Halloween and it was really slim pickings. Need to go early in the season to get good selection. They have rides for the kids, ride out to the pumpkin patch, fresh roasted corn, and a corn maze that changes every year. We had a blast!"
  • Maldonado Maze LLC - 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, wagon rides, farm market, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    2801 Highway 28 571 Maldonado Rd, La Union, NM 88021. Phone: 915 203-0515. Alternate Phone: 575 874-3026. Email: [email protected]. Open: Friday 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm Saturday 10 am to 10 pm Sunday 12:38 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 1:45 pm School Tours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: We will open on September 3rd, 2010 and close November 7th 2010. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Sell Alfalfa.
  • Mesilla Valley Maze -pumpkin patch, corn maze
    3585 West Picacho, Las Cruces, NM 88005. Phone: 505-526-1919. Email us at: [email protected]. Directions: click here for directions and a map. Open: August 30 - November 2 (or the first freeze, whichever comes first!), Open Wednesday, Saturday and Sundays: Wednesday 8 am to 2 pm, Saturday & Sundays 8 am to 7 pm. Chile roasting is available, along with some of our favorite recipes for our sun ripened produce. They have a maze, hayride and slides.
    A visitor writes on October 03, 2008:
    "You can pick pumpkins. They are doing face painting and pumpkin carving contest. I think they even have a pie eating contest coming up. We are going this weekend."
    A visitor writes on June 26, 2010: "They only do the maze and allow you to pick your pumpkins."

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Sierra County

Socorro County

Note: all of the listings for this area are on one page. Clicking on the map takes you to the page of all listings for this state.

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