The Ultimate Guide to Northwest Pumpkin Patches

We've scouted dozens of the best places to search for your perfect pumpkin, plus plenty of other family-friendly activities—from corn mazes to hay pyramids.

By Anna Loh September 30, 2014


Fazio Farms – Prepare yourself for a exploration game (aka getting lost) in Fazio Farm’s Corn Maze of No Return, a 6.5 acre maze and two miles of path with no ends. Other fun activities include hay pyramids, a pumpkin ring toss, and a 22-foot bouncy slide. September 26-November 9, Monday-Thursday from 4 pm to 8 pm, Friday from 4 pm to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 8 pm. 503-289-2020433 NE 13th Ave

Plumper Pumpkin Patch & Tree Farm, LLC – Plumper’s Pumpkin Patch revamps their fall schedule at the fallow field every year. This fall includes hay slides, tube slides and grain jump. The weekends are worth stopping by for their pumpkin activities (literally): pumpkin bowling, pumpkin croquet and pumpkin flinging—using pumpkin cannons that can shoot a pumpkin up to 400 feet away. Every day through October 31 from 9 am to 5:30 pm. 503-645-9561; 11435 NW Old Cornelius Pass Rd 

Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch & Winery – Inspired by Disney Junior’s Jake & the Neverland Pirates, Bella’s Sauvie Island corn maze spans seven acres of cornfield with almost three miles of start-to-finish pathways. If you’re pumped for Halloween, explore their Abominable Haunted Corn Maze and watch out for vampires, zombies, and other frightening creatures lurking behind the maze’s corners. Every day through October 31 from 9 am to 6 pm. 503-621-9545; 16204 NW Gillihan Rd

The Pumpkin Patch – Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 16th season at Sauvie Island with their 2014 Corn MAiZE and Haunted MAiZE. Patrons are encouraged not to bring flashlights to the haunted maze and leave the scaring and howling to the staff. Sunday-Thursday from 10 am to 6 pm. Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm. 503-621-3874; 16511 NW Gillihan Rd


Our Table – The only certified organic pumpkin patch in the Portland area offers a variety of pumpkins and gourds along with on-farm festivity. If you have an extensive bounty of gardening knowledge, enter their pumpkin weight-guessing contest and identify dozens of varieties of pumpkins and gourds in their fields to win a seasonal gift. Weekends in October from 10 am to 4 pm13390 SW Morgan Rd in Sherwood

Bushue Family Farm – Apart from their classic pumpkin patch, Bushue Family Farm offers tractor-driven hayrides, an adventure park in the greenhouse, and Dirt Babies—a Bushue tradition and creative way to learn about how plants grow. October 4-31, Tuesday—Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. 503-502-8596; 9880 SE Revenue Rd in Boring. 

Liepold Farms – Revel in Liepold Farms’ pumpkin patch with a multitude of gourds, corn stalks, and hay bales. Children can enjoy the kiddy maze, Heather’s tea house, the Fairy Tale Puppet Castle, corn bin, and tractor exhibition while you harvest a bounty of pumpkins in the patch. Monday – Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. 503-913-303314050 SE Richey Rd in Boring

Flower Farmer and Phoenix & Holly Railroad – As its name suggests, Flower Farmer’s miniature railroad runs in a fun country setting and is opened to groups and parties. Make sure to check out their pumpkin patch, fresh fruit stand, and a 40-foot tall, haunted maze pyramid made from 900 bales of straw. Every day through October 31 from 10 am to 6 pm. 503-266-3581; 2512 N Holly St in Canby

Wenzel Farm – Walk through Wenzel’s Halloween Fantasy Trail, over 1,000 feet of wooded walkway decorated in spooky sights and sounds. You can also visit their 40-foot castle with Halloween scenes, a tunnel, maze, crooked house, suspension bridge, and pumpkin patch. Every day through October 31 from 12 pm to 5 pm and 7 pm to 10 pm. 503-631-2047; 18754 S Ridge Rd in Oregon City

Lee Farms – Activities at their Harvest Festival include hayrides to the pumpkin patch, giant bounce pillows, face painting and a petting zoo at their barnyard. Drop by their Country Store for fresh apple cider, kettle corn and pumpkin donuts after a daylong of activities. Throughout October, Monday-Friday from 12 pm to 6 pm, weekends from 9 am to 6 pm. 503-638-1869; 21975 SW 65th Ave in Tualatin

Marion County

Fir Point Farms – Celebrate fall at Fir Point Farm’s Charlotte’s Web corn maze, hay maze, and pumpkin patch along with giant slides and petting zoo—don't forget to try their apple cider donuts! Weekends in October from 9 am to 5 pm; 503-678-2455; 14601 Arndt Rd in Aurora 

Bauman Farms – Bauman’s Harvest Festival boasts an array of fun activities from “Rope & Mystical” mazes and swing lines to nut houses (kids can dive into a giant bin of hazelnuts) and a pumpkin hill. Monday-Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm. Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. 503-792-3524; 12989 Howell Prairie Rd NE in Gervais

E.Z. Orchards – Combine family fun and local education in E.Z. Orchards’ corn-Oregon maze—the pathways of the maze are roads and highways of Oregon and over 60 signs of geographic and historic interest throughout. Pumpkin patch, pony rides, and live bluegrass music are also featured throughout October. Monday—Friday from 9 am to 6 pm. Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm; 503-393-1506; 5400 Hazel Green Rd in Salem

French Prairie Gardens – With a focus on a country experience, the Fall Festival at the Gardens includes Pig-tucky Derby Pig races, a challenge and obstacle course featuring round hay bales and tires, and a pumpkin patch. Throughout October, Tuesday-Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm; 503-633-8445; 17673 French Prairie Rd in St Paul

Wooden Shoe Pumpkin Fest – Kids are welcomed to experience hands-on activities such as tulip-planting, wheat grinding, and grass seeds harvesting. Additional attractions include horse swings, a nine-acre walking corn maze, paintball gallery, archery tag, and duck races. And, of course, the wooden shoe tulip farm pumpkin patch. Everyday through November 2 from 10 am to 6 pm;  33814 S. Meridian Rd. 

Washington County

Roloff Farm – Pumpkin season at Rolloff’s is exceptionally fun if you are a kid. Their Kid’s Zone includes unlimited rides at the kiddy train, spooky forest trail loop, tarantula track, giant sling shots, putt putt golf, and a pumpkin fun house. Drop by their pumpkin patch to see a variety of pumpkins from giant sized offerings to blue and pink pumpkins. October 3-26, Fridays—Sundays from 10 am to 6 pm. 503-647-2899; 23985 NW Grossen Dr in Hillsboro

Lake View Farms – Go out on an adventure aboard Lake View Farms’ sternwheeler boats to search for your perfect pumpkin. The creatively designed, Halloween-themed seven-mile corn maze is also worth stopping by for, along with face painting and pony rides. Throughout October, Monday—Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. 503-647-2336; 32055 NW North Ave in North Plains

Baggenstos Farms – Baggenstos offers a free hayride to their pumpkin patch along with other attractions such as a hay maze, the Haunted Graveyard, and pumpkin bowling. Swing by on weekends to sample their hand-cut French fries, German sausages, and pulled pork sandwiches. Throughout October, Monday—Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 9:30 am to 5 pm. 503-590-4301; 15801 SW Roy Rogers Rd in Sherwood

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