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Get Your Great Pumpkin Here! | New England Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins

Yankee’s Guide to Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Patches in New England

By Kelsey Liebenson-Morse

Aug 24 2016

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Get Your Great Pumpkin Here! | New England Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins

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Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins in New England

MARCH FARM

Bethlehem, Connecticut A fourth-generation family farm with a 10-acre hilltop pumpkin field, offering views that stretch seemingly forever. The corn mazes and “Hayloft Playscape” for kids are great bonuses. 160 Munger Lane. 203-266-7721; marchfarm.com

PUMPKIN VALLEY FARM

Dayton, Maine Enjoy a hayride out to the four-acre patch and pick from white, red, and traditional orange jack-o’-lantern-worthy pumpkins. Reasonably priced (five pounds and under for $3). The corn maze and friendly farm animals make it an outing. 100 Union Falls Road. 207-929-4088; pumpkinvalleyfarm.com

BELKIN FAMILY LOOKOUT FARM

South Natick, Massachusetts Established in 1651, this family farm is located less than 20 miles from Boston. Choose from 40,000 pumpkins in the expansive patch located right across from the U-Pick barn. Hayrides and a kids’ play area keep the little ones happy. 89 Pleasant St. 508-651-1539; lookoutfarm.com

DEMERITT FARM

Lee, New Hampshire Pick your own from not just one but two patches at this beautiful farm. You can either walk or ride out there, but if you’re in a rush, stop by the store to select a pumpkin. A wide variety of painted pumpkins and gourds are available too. Hop aboard a hayride or hike the trail network for more family fun. 66 Lee Road. 603-868-2111; demeritthillfarm.com

BARDEN FAMILY ORCHARD

North Scituate, Rhode Island Pick a pumpkin with a legacy: Gilbert Barden added pumpkins to his grandfather’s orchard in the 1980s, and today you can still snap them right from the vine. A family-friendly farm only 13 miles from Providence. 56 Elmdale Road. 401-934-1413; bardenfamilyorchard.com

SAM MAZZA’S

Colchester, Vermont Starting the last weekend of September, take a spooky hayride past the three-mile corn maze and through a haunted forest to the PYO pumpkin patch. Take a break at the picnic pavilion to admire your treasure. 277 Lavigne Road. 802-655-3440; sammazzafarms.com Do you have a favorite pick-your-own pumpkins spot in New England? For a complete list of our favorite pumpkin patches, visit: Guide to New England Pumpkin Patches