The temperatures are dropping, college football is in full swing, and changing colors of the Aspen leaves make the Rocky Mountains more beautiful every day. There’s no denying that Fall is here!
Pumpkin patches make the perfect family friendly Autumn activity and a fun date idea to enjoy the cooler weather with the people you love.
While you are sipping on a pumpkin spice latte in a cozy sweater, don’t forget to add these 4 pumpkin patches to your Northern Colorado Fall bucket list!
20861 County Road 33, LaSalle, Colorado 80645
Whether you are looking for decorative pumpkins and gourds to bring more Autumn into your house or you are looking for the perfect pumpkin to carve this Halloween, Fritzler’s has the pumpkin for you! They have a pumpkin patch full of every shape, color, and size you could hope for. They sell their pumpkins by the pound and check out their Facebook page for chances to win discounts and credits to buy the pumpkin of your dreams. And the fun doesn’t have to stop there! They also have a giant corn maze, pedal go-carts, a barrel train, slides, a hay climb, and haunted adventures with Alcorntraz paintball and Scream Acres.
2318 S. County Road 5, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525
This Northern Colorado pumpkin patch has not one but two large pumpkin patches on-site, giving you all of the options a person could want. Searching for pie pumpkins? They’ve got ’em. Carving pumpkins? They’ve got those, too. Want to avoid all of the work and just add a flair of Fall to your home or office? They can help you with that, too. They are open Thursday through Sunday, October 6th – October 31st, and if you visit this page on their website, they even offer a $1 off coupon!
12404 WCR 64 ½, Greeley, Colorado 80631
There is no admission fee for this pumpkin patch, so come wander and take in the best bits of Fall to your heart’s content! You can choose a pre-picked pumpkin from their produce stand or grab a wagon and go find your own perfect pumpkin for just 38 cents a pound. Tigges also partners with the Pink Pumpkin Patch Foundation to donate a percentage of every pink pumpkin sold to cancer research (the pumpkins are pink on the outside, but orange on the inside and perfect for pie baking!).
3424 E. Douglas Rd, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524
The Bartels Farm is family owned and operated and they not only offer free admission to the pumpkin patch, but they also offer free parking, farm animals,”punkin chunkin”, and a mini straw maze for kids. Enjoy a hayride while you’re there and stock up on all of your Autumn essentials – Indian corn, straw bales, corn stalks, and all kinds of squash and gourds. Pumpkins start at just $1, so add this one to your Fall bucket list!