Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Helena and Surrounding Counties in Montana? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Helena and Surrounding Counties in Montana, 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.

Updates for April 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!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Broadwater County

  • Townsend Maze - corn maze
    Highway 287, Townsend, MT. Directions: Seven miles south of Townsend.

Cascade County

  • Sterling Cattle Corn Maze - corn maze, pumpkin patch,
    183 US Highway 89, Vaughn, MT. Email: [email protected]. Phone: 406-965-3581. Alternate phone: 406-799-1346. Open: September 21 through October 27; Open to the Public Weekends only Fridays 5-9 pm, Saturdays 1-9 pm and Sundays 1-6 pm; Closed to the public Monday to Thursday. Directions: We are just two miles west of Vaughn, MT -- and a stone's throw away from Great Falls. Church Youth Groups: Wednesday evenings are reserved for church youth groups. Reservations are required. See Bring your GROUP page for more details. School Field Trips: Wednesday to Friday by Reservation Only; See our School FIELD TRIPS page for activities, hours, fees and teacher resources. Pumpkin Patch/Corn Maze with corn tunnel, cowtrain and hay hump, country store.

Jefferson County

Lewis and Clark County

  • 1st Presbyterian Church Patch - prepicked pumpkins
    Ewing and 11th Ave, Helena, MT 59601. Phone: 406-442-4775. A visitor writes on October 29, 2008: "Gigantic selection of pumpkins. Every October the youth of the church bring in a major load of pumpkins to sell as a project to raise funds for youth activities. It has been going on apparently for several years."
  • Johnson's Pumpkin Patch - Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, we also have pie pumpkins, Honey from hives on the farm, inflatables/bounce house, school tours
    5935 Mchugh, Helena, MT 59602. Phone: 406-465-4392. Alternate Phone: 406-600-5409. Email: [email protected]. Open: everyday from 10 am to 6 pm (Except Saturday we open at 2 pm because we are at Farmers Market). Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. We grow all our own vegetables right here on our farm. We are pesticide free. We do a lot of our own seeding starting in early December. We have a wide variety of beautiful hanging baskets, flowers, bedding and vegetable plants available, starting in May. Please come see us every Saturday at the Farmers Market from end of April to mid December. Thanks for shopping local!. (UPDATED: September 15, 2016)

Meagher County

Powell County