Best of the Best: Pumpkin Patches


Pumpkin patches pop up everywhere when fall rolls around, but which ones are the best? Driving through Troy, it seems as though the pumpkin patch options are endless. The search can end, with this list of the three best pumpkin patches!

1. Eagle Fork (Moscow Mills)
Eagle Fork is a cute pumpkin patch that has a lot to offer. If you are looking to do more than just pick a pumpkin, you should come here. They have face painting, an apple cannon, pony rides, an elaborate corn maze (don’t get lost), pumpkin painting, tractor bicycles and hayrides. Of course, you have to purchase tickets to do all of those activities, but with cheap prices, you can do them all!

2. Pumpkins Galore (Wright City)
Pumpkins Galore is the perfect name for this patch, because it offers a large selection of pumpkins in all shapes, colors and sizes. You are guaranteed to find the perfect one. They also have animals ranging from turtles, chickens, bunnies and goats. Activities include a pumpkin cannon, straw maze, hay rides, plenty of delicious food and much more. Plan on an all day trip to enjoy every attraction!


3. Thies Farm Pumpkinland (Maryland Heights)
Pumpkinland is another great option, with plenty of activities to offer! Admission is $5.00 and grants access to the patch, the petting zoo and a hayride. If their massive pumpkins and entertaining petting zoo isn’t enough for you, they have plenty more to offer like a corn maze, pony rides, pumpkin decorating, a corn cannon and concessions. The fun is endless at Pumpkinland, so make sure you check it out this year!

Pumpkin patches are the perfect way to get in the fall mood, and these three will not disappoint. From huge pumpkins, to petting zoos, to corn mazes, the opportunities for a good time are limitless!