Looking for a place get your pumpkins? Or maybe for a good scare in a corn maze? Googling doesn’t really pull up a lot of useful information so I’ve done the work for you. Here are some places in the Fort Collins area to check out this fall.
1230 S Boise Ave
Loveland, CO 80537
Open 10am – 6pm seven days a week, weather permitting, starting with Market Days October 2-3. For the past 12 years Osborn Farm has kicked off October with everything from music, craft vendors and of course pumpkins. Check out the photo gallery to see what it’s all about. Then come by Saturday October 2nd, 9am-5pm and Sunday the 3rd, 11am-4pm. Admission is free.
School tours are available the first two weeks of October. $2 gets each child 5 gourds and a small pumpkin to take home. Reservations needed.
Something From the Farm
7755 Greenstone Trail
SFtF is open now, Thurs-Sun, and daily starting October 7. Check the website for hours and prices. Coupons are also available so make sure to click on the Admissions link.
Corn mazes – small, medium and haunted on 16 acres of corn. The haunted maze opens Oct. 1. You-pick pumpkins, monster catapult, corn cannon, hayrides, hay playground. Cold drinks and snacks can be purchases at the Snack shack and the bonfire behind the tent provides s’mores and hot cocoa.
CSU Day is October 9 – they will be giving away CSU football and basketball tickets, CSU gear and Cam the Ram will make an appearance. Be aware that the CSU student body will be visiting the maze that night, so you may want to arrange your plans accordingly.
Harvest Farm is open Fri-Sun, hours vary so check the website under Schedule. Groups of 15 or more can visit on Wed-Thurs, though not all activities are open. Adult admission is $15, kids 4-12 and seniors 60+ are $10 and kids 3 and under are free.
10-acre corn maze, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, corn cannons, hay ride, children’s playground, pumpkin smash, hay bale maze/jump, corn box wagons, roping steers, barrel train, evening campfire, full service concession areas.
Straw Maze at Johnson’s Corner
3418 SE 25 Frontage Rd
Johnstown, CO 80537
Open through October 30
$10 for ages 12+, $6 for ages 5-11, 4 and under are free. Haunted maze begins after dark on Friday and Saturday and is $13 for 12+ and $8 for 5-11. Get a coupon by signing up on the website.
This is a straw maze made of hay bales, covering 1 acre of land. The website claims it takes around 45 minutes to navigate the maze.
The Bartels Farm
3424 E. Douglas Rd. (CR54)
The Pumpkin Patch at Bartels Farm is open now through October 31, 10-6. Admission is free, corn maze is $8 for adults and $6 for kids, kids under 6 are free. Hay rides are $1 per person. Also available are punkin chunkin, farm animals, kids’ mini straw maze, and kids’ western town (coming soon). Seasonal decorations are also available for purchase, along with pumpkins.
Bartels also hosts birthday parties, school field trips and groups.
Northern Colorado Corn Maze
2318 S. County Road 5 (Main St)
Fort Collins, CO
The NoCo Corn Maze runs October 1-31. Hours vary, check the website for details. During the day, adults are $8 and kids 4-11 are $6, kids under 3 are free. General admission at night is $14, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The haunted maze begins at dusk, ~7pm. Group rates are available. Check the website for a coupon.
Corn maze (haunted at night), pumpkin patch, seasonal decorations, inflatable jumping air castle, petting zoo, pumpkin & corn chuckers, pedal car race, trick or treat – day or night, mini maze, giant catapult, covered picnic / dining area.
Know of any others not listed here? Please mention them in the comments.