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 those 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!
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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,
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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 RoadTrippingAndCamping.com
Updates for November 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
crust recipe is here! And we have
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
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
- 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
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:
[email protected]. 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.
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
[email protected]. And for a map to our farm,
Click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open: Monday to Friday 5 pm to 8 pm Saturday 11 am to 8 pm 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.
- 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:
[email protected]. Open: Halloween Land October 1 through
the 31st on Monday to Thursday from 4 PM to 10 PM; Friday from
4 PM to 11 PM; Saturday 10 AM 11 PM and Sunday from
12 PM to 8 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
- 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 or 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:
[email protected]. Open: October 6th to October 28th; Saturday
Train Rides 10 am, 12:30 pm and 3 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.
- 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
Cherry Hill Farms - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins for sale in
the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, corn maze, cow train / barrel train rides, we also have pie pumpkins, Fall
festival, events at your location (call for info)
15228 Chicken Dinner Rd, Caldwell, ID 83605. Phone: (385) 375-7477. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, from beginning of September until October 31.Click
here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates:
Click here for updates. Directions: Go to the crossroads of Chicken Dinner Road and Apricot Road Follow the signs to the fruit stand.
Click here for a map and directions. We minimize
use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: June 06, 2022)
Watsons Sunnyslope Farm - CLOSED permanently
Sunnyslope Rd 1 mile north of Marsing Idaho on Highway 55, Caldwell,
(UPDATED: September 15, 2016)
- Queys Maze - pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay pyramid,
corn box, mini, mazes, pumpkin patch, tractor pulled hay ride,
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:
[email protected]. 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, 4 pm to 11 pm Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am to 11 pm 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:
- Hill's Pumpkins Galore - pumpkins,
pumpkin patch-pick in the field, tractor-pulled hay rides,
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 4-7 pm by appointment Friday &
Saturday 10 am -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.
- Mansisidor Family Farms - permanently closed
Market Rd, Homedale, ID 83628. Open: UPDATE: September
22, 2022; they are now permanently closed.
- 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 or 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 protected]. 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.
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