Fall Farms Directory: 40+ Farms in Michigan for Pumpkin Patches, Apple Picking, Corn Mazes, Hayrides & More

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Where to Find Fall Farms in Michigan

The Michigan landscape is dotted with friendly fall farms.

Everyone brags that their favorite farm is the best, but we know the truth – they’re all amazing and we are so grateful for each one of our hometown farmers.

Not only do they grow food for our families, but they open their homes and fields to visitors each fall so we can experience the bounty of their hard work.

Experiencing hayrides, pumpkin patches, and corn mazes are favorite family fun farm activities in Michigan.

Thank you, farmers, for making it happen!

Fall Farms Directory

Use this directory to find fun fall farms near you.
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Family Fun Farm #1

anderson and girls pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Stanton Area

2985 N. Sheridan Road, Stanton, MI 48888

Fall Farm Description
The Anderson's bought the farm in 1978 and have kept it up and running for over 40 years.

Today, their farm petting zoo holds over 140 animals and 14 different species of birds.

Not only can you visit their petting zoo for free, but they also offer the Sweet Shop with a full menu and a gift shop including novelty gifts and a farmers market stocked with fresh produce and foods.

They also have seasonal events that get posted on their website.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Visit the ice cream shop for a sweet treat, full meal, or snack.

Bring a few dollars to buy food to feed the animals in the petting zoo.

Don't miss the homemade donuts and cider. Locals also love the molasses cookies!

Family Fun Farm #2

apple valley farm pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Sparta Area

7737 Fruit Ridge Ave NW, Sparta, MI 49345

Fall Farm Description
Apple Valley Fun Farm is the place to go for fall fun for the entire family.

apple valley farm haunted house inflatatble

Apple Valley Fun Farm axe throwing

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Plan ahead: CASH ONLY on-site

Family Fun Farm #3

Fall Farms in Williamston Area

3803 Noble Road, Williamston, MI 48895

Fall Farm Description
Get lost in BESTMAZE – the one you’ve heard about!

The premier maze in Michigan for 20 years.

BestMaze has an extensive underground drainage system that keeps trails from becoming muddy even after a heavy rain.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Tower assistants can point you in the right direction if you get lost

Their corn maze paths are cut wide so it is wheelchair friendly when dry.

Signed optional exits and shortcuts

BestMaze Corn Maze

Family Fun Farm #4

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Fall Farms in Grand Haven Area

12124 136th Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417

Fall Farm Description
Bethke Farms is where people build family traditions while having fun on a farm, finding a Halloween pumpkin, taking a hayride and getting lost in a corn maze.

They also sell fall decor.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Go during the week for a less busy atmosphere.

Bethke Farms Corn Maze

Family Fun Farm #5

Fall Farms in Armada Area

17985 Armada Center Rd, Armada, MI 48005

Family Fun Farm #6

kids with pumpkins at blok orchards

Fall Farms in Ada Area

6365 4 Mile Rd NE, Ada, MI 49301

Fall Farm Description
The Blok family has been supplying west Michigan with farm fresh produce since 1965.

The farm offers u-pick apples, peaches, plums and pumpkins along with other fruits and veggies in the market.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
U-pick almost everything at Blok Orchard! Apples, peaches, blueberries, blackberries, plums, currants and more.

Very reasonable prices

Family Fun Farm #7

cotants pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Hastings Area

2500 S M 37 Hwy, Hastings, MI 49058

Fall Farm Description
Cotant's Farm Market, located one mile south of Hastings on M-37 Highway, is a family-owned and operated business that set their roots four generations ago in 1947.

Every fall, the Market celebrates the season with apple picking, a corn maze, pumpkin patch, donuts and cider, and more.

Their greenhouse specializes in hanging baskets, flowering annuals, a wide range of perennials, and vegetable plants. The Farm Market has a variety of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.

cotants fall indoor play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Be sure to get donuts and cider here - they make their own and it's delicious!

Check their Facebook page for night maze hours.

Family Fun Farm #8

Fall Farms in Charlotte Area

4648 Otto Road, Charlotte, MI 48813

Family Fun Farm #9

Cranes Pumpkin Patch

Fall Farms in Fennville Area

6054 124th Ave, Fennville, MI 49408

Fall Farm Description
Crane Orchards is definitely a destination!

Crane's Orchards operates two related, yet separate, locations on 12th Ave in Fennville, MI (close to Saugatuck.)

Choose to visit Crane's Pie Pantry Restaurant & Winery, Crane Orchards U-Pick and Corn Maze, or both destinations.

They have over 17 different varieties of apples, 10 varieties of peaches & sweet cherries for u-pick. Open daily weather permitting during apple season.

Their restaurant serves up tasty meals as well as an amazing selection of pie (whole or by the slice.) They also have wine tasting.

There's a corn maze here, too.

Crane Orchards play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Come hungry because getting lunch here is a treat.

Sandwiches, pie, cider... yum!

Family Fun Farm #10

Deep Roots Farm Market Grand Rapids

Deep Roots produce pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Alto Area

8570 84th St SE, Alto, MI 49302

Fall Farm Description
Deep Roots Produce in Alto used to be just a seasonal roadside farm stand offering u-pick produce, but over the years they’ve been adding on little by little.

Now the farm stand has a corn maze, lots of fresh produce, and regularly hosts food trucks on the weekends.

There are several photo spots, a couple of farm animals, and lawn games out front.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Be on the lookout for their special events, including Fright Night & Glo Night.

Last year, they also held an awesome trunk-or-treat event in their parking lot.

Family Fun Farm #11

Fall Farms in Dexter Area

3685 Central St., Dexter, MI 48130

Family Fun Farm #12

Fall Farms in Berrien Springs Area

8335 Smith Rd., Berrien Springs, MI 49102

Fall Farm Description
Earth First Farms Organic Growers is a family farm, committed to bringing you the freshest, healthiest, most delicious certified organic fruit and produce that Southwest Michigan can produce – without harmful side effects on the environment or your health.

Fall u-pick featuring 25 heirloom and contemporary apple varieties (yes, Honeycrisp!), carving and decorative pumpkins, winter squash and a farm store featuring fresh-pressed apple cider, apple sauce, daily made apple cider doughnuts, and more.

Family Fun Farm #13

boy in pumpkin patch at Ed Dunneback

Ed Dunneback girl in pumpkin patch

Ed Dunneback and girls prepicked pumpkins

Fall Farms in Grand Rapids Area

3025 6 Mile Rd, Grand Rapids, MI 49544

Fall Farm Description
Edwin Dunneback purchased the farm in 1922. He farmed 170 acres of apples, peaches, corn, hay, and a herd of dairy cows.

Today, this is a fifth-generation family farm.

The barn was built in 1938 and is now home to a fresh produce market, gift shop, bakery, kitchen & taproom.

U-pick fruit, sunflowers, a corn maze, playground, pumpkin patch, hayrides, and other events round out their offerings.

Play Area at Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm

Ed Dunneback and girls teeter totter

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Their Family Farm is perfect for a family outing! Be sure to bring your camera - there are several cute photo spots.

They also have indoor and outdoor play areas for kids of all ages.

Don't miss the pork (or asparagus) tacos!

Family Fun Farm #14

Fall Farms in Erie Area

1235 Erie Road, Erie, MI 48133

Family Fun Farm #15

Fall Farms in Bloomfield Hills Area

7450 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Family Fun Farm #16

Fruit Ridge Hayrides pumpkin patch
Fruit Ridge Hayrides pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Kent City Area

11966 Fruit Ridge NW, Kent City, MI 49330

Fall Farm Description
Fruit Ridge Hayrides checks all the boxes for fall fun.

Whether it’s picking apples in the orchard, taking a ride on a horse-drawn wagon, or finding your way through one of the largest corn mazes in Western Michigan, there’s sure to be something for everyone this fall at Fruit Ridge Hayrides

Open weekends from mid-September through October. Private groups by reservation only during the week.

FruitRidge PigTrain
Fruit Ridge Hayrides Playground 1

Pro Tips for Your Visit
All the apple trees are short no need for ladders - perfect for families.

Come early in the season to get the really big pumpkins!

Be sure to use their Maze Tracker on your smartphone to track your progress live through the corn maze.

Family Fun Farm #17

Fall Farms in Rockford Area

1900 13 Mile Rd, Rockford, MI 49341

Fall Farm Description
Fruit Market and You-Pick Orchard.
Pumpkins & Gourds. U-Pick apples. Supply of fruits and vegetables changes daily as they ripen.
Farm Market is on 13 Mile Rd. West of Algoma ave 1/4mile. 15-20 Minute drive north of Grand Rapids, MI.

Family Fun Farm #18

Fall Farms in Richland Area

8544 Gull Road, Richland, MI 49083

Fall Farm Description
Located in Richland, Gull Meadow Farms is much more than a spot to grab some apples or pick a pumpkin (although they do offer both).

This farm continues to grow each year, now offering over 30 fall activities, summer events and Christmas events with Santa.

baby boy playing in corn box at gull meadow farms

Gull Meadow Farms Grain Train

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Tickets and reservations are NOT needed to come pick apples or pumpkins. If you want to do the other activities, you do have to pay.

Bring socks for the jumping pillows

Pack quarters for the petting farm

Be sure to get a picture in the giant chair

Family Fun Farm #19

Heidi's Farmstand pumpkin patch

Heidi's Farmstand pumpkin patch

Heidi's Farmstand pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Lowell Area

11999 Cascade Road, Lowell, MI 49334

Fall Farm Description
Heidi’s Farmstand is a family operation established in 2006.

The Blough family has been in the Lowell area since 1949 when Grandpa Noah bought the farm on Cascade Road. Heidi’s is a partnership between three cousins.

The goal of Heidi’s Farmstand is to bring fresh, homegrown, and local food to the community.

Heidi's Farmstand play area

heidis farmstand twine maze

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Heidi's bakes up delicious donuts, so don't visit without trying one of their vanilla cake varieties or a seasonal festive pumpkin donut.

Getting in and out of Heidi's is super easy. It is located on the corner of Cascade and Alden Nash, just off of I-96.

Heidi's Farmstand is bursting with fresh produce. Try one of the tomatoes grown from their 30ft vines!

Family Fun Farm #20

Heritage Farms Market pumpkin patch
Heritage Farms Market pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Fremont Area

1858 S Maple Island Rd, Fremont, MI 49412

Fall Farm Description
Family-owned and operated market since 1971.

Pressed apple cider from September 15-November 15 for over 40 years at the Market.

Bakery features apple cider slushies, caramel apples, fresh donuts, fudge, muffins and pies.

U-Pick pumpkin patch, "I Spy" Hayrides, Corn Maze.

Heritage Farms Market play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
You can rent the barn for special events

Family Fun Farm #21

Fall Farms in Sparta Area

2151 10 Mile Rd NW, Sparta, MI 49345

Fall Farm Description
During the fall season, in addition to cider, they have pumpkins of all sizes great for decorating and carving with the family for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Indian corn, corn stalks, hay, and straw bales are available for the decorating season.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
They also have fantastic beef - stock up before it's all gone!

Family Fun Farm #22

Fall Farms in Twin Lake Area

11694 S Maple Island Rd, Twin Lake, MI 49457

Fall Farm Description
U-Pick apples are only available on the weekend.
Self-serve fruit stand is open daily.

Family Fun Farm #23

Lewis Farms pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in New Era Area

4180 West M-20, New Era, MI 49446

Fall Farm Description
Owned by the same family for five generations, Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo is a great destination for families of all ages.

Visit with over 100 animals and enjoy nearly 50 different activities and attractions.

The farm is great for field trips, birthday parties and any other event.

Lewis Farms play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
The animals know what the feed cups look like and will come right up to the fence to get treats. And the birds aren't shy at all -- watch your head!

Lewis Farms also does a fantastic job with handwashing stations.

Try the grilled cheese made on their homemade cheese bread and the uniquely delicious deep fried asparagus.

Family Fun Farm #24

Moelker Orchards pumpkin patch

Moelker Orchards picking pumpkin

Moelker Orchards boy with pumpkins in cart

Fall Farms in Grand Rapids Area

9265 Kenowa Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Fall Farm Description
Since 1907, the Moelker family has been producing quality fruit and family fun on the farm for the Greater Grand Rapids community.

They also offer a fun and family friendly atmosphere for people to gather, pick-your-own fruit from the u-pick orchards and pumpkin patch, and enjoy the scenic beauty.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Watch their Facebook page for U-pick updates and special event announcements like Pie Flight opportunities.

People drive from miles around for Moelker’s fluffy, flavor-packed donuts.

Three-hundred years is a long time to be growing; the walnut tree at Moelker Orchards is a photo opportunity you don’t want to miss! See how many people it takes to wrap all the way around it. Do you think you have enough?!

Family Fun Farm #25

morse borthers pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Grand Rapids Area

5032 Peach Ridge Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544

Fall Farm Description
Visit Morse Brothers Farm for fresh Michigan strawberries in the summer (June-July) and pumpkins & gourds during the month of October.

Please check recent Facebook posts for product availability and hours.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Use the wagons to carry the big pumpkins from the field out back and be sure to bring cash.

Family Fun Farm #26

New Salem Corn Maze Pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Dorr Area

4516 24th St, Dorr, MI 49323

Fall Farm Description
New Salem Corn Maze has two personalities: friendly by day, haunted by night (unless you go for the Halloween Spooktacular, which is not scary.)

New Salem Corn Maze Playground

Pro Tips for Your Visit
By the bundled pricing package for the best deal.

Family Fun Farm #27

Olin Farms pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Lowell Area

10991 Vergennes St., Lowell, MI 49331

Fall Farm Description
The 120 acre farm has been in the Olin family for over 70 years.

Every fall, Raggedy Andy (made from hay bales) appears alongside the farm.

A wonderful farm to enjoy with friends and family!

Pro Tips for Your Visit
This is a beautiful hidden gem that keeps the fall experience fun yet simple.

Clydesdale horses Moses and Solomon are very friendly and were purchased from Budwiser as colts.

Keep your eyes peeled for red foxes during your hayride.

Olin Farms corn maze

Family Fun Farm #28

Fall Farms in Caledonia Area

2934 68th St SE, Caledonia, MI 49316

Fall Farm Description
The farmland has been family owned for over 100 years.

They plant and grow pumpkins, apples, corn, and raise animals.

There is also a Wild Bird Nature Walk, across the bridge in the backwoods.

Orchard Hill Farm Market corn maze

Family Fun Farm #29

Paulson's Pumpkin Patch

Fall Farms in Belding Area

11164 Belding Rd, Belding, MI 48809

Fall Farm Description
Family run farmers market offering fresh fruits and vegetables

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Cash or check only

Family Fun Farm #30

Peacock Road Family Farm pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Laingsburg Area

11854 Peacock Road, Laingsburg, MI 48848

Fall Farm Description
Drive just over an hour southeast of Grand Rapids to Laingsburg for a memorable seasonal family farm experience.

In the fall, watch pig races, take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch, try out the apple sling shot, visit with over 50 animal in the petting farm, and more.

Make memories during the Santa Experience beginning in late November. Drink hot cocoa with Santa and Mrs. Claus, make a caramel apple, and visit the Christmas Shoppe. Plus cut your own tree or take home a pre-cut one.

Peacock Road Family Farm play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Head to Peacock Family Farm for goat yoga!

Reservations required

Christmas experience fills up quickly so book early if you want to go

Family Fun Farm #31

Post Family Farm pumpkin patch

Post Family Farm mom and daughter in pumpkin patch wide view Rudd

Post Family Farm kids with different colored pumpkins Rudd

Fall Farms in Hudsonville Area

5081 Bauer Rd, Hudsonville, MI 49426

Fall Farm Description
Families west of Grand Rapids have been enjoying fall on Post Family Farm for generations. The barn was originally built in 1915 for dairy cows.

Post Family Farm is a family owned and operated farm. The Posts purchased the 80-acre farm in 1969.

In addition to incredible pumpkin donuts, you can also take a hayride out to the pumpkin patch. Kids love all the different options for play including giant tube slides, mini ziplines and a hay loft.

Post Family Farm also hosts field trips and weddings.

Post Family Farm play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
The pumpkin donuts are amazingly addictive - especially when warm.

Arrive early on Saturdays to ensure you have enough time to enjoy everything the farm has to offer.

Family Fun Farm #32

Fall Farms in Conklin Area

17647 40th Avenue, Conklin, MI 49403

Fall Farm Description
This fun family farm offers Upick apples, pumpkins, sunflowers, along with a variety of prepicked fruits and veggies.

Their delicious homemade baked goods include fresh donuts, hot turnovers, etc, all made or produced in-house or locally.

Rasch Cherries & Apples also has a kids area and a few animals.

And to top it all off, they also have a sunflower maze and a corn maze.

Rasch Cherries & Apples play area
rasch cherries play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Plan to take your bigger group or bigger kids to their sunflower scary maze.

This destination is unique and the price point is great.

Family Fun Farm #33

red barn market pumpkin patch 2
red barn market pumpkin patch wagons

Fall Farms in Lowell Area

3550 Alden Nash Ave NE, Lowell, MI 49331

Fall Farm Description
The Red Barn Market is open all year and features:
Produce | Cafe' | Ice Cream | Farm Store | Tasting Room | BarnYard
Sunflower Trail | UPick Pumpkins | Santa
Indoor and outdoor seating.

Try a flight or pour of their very own Painted Turtle Hard Cider or take home a growler or can.

U-Pick Apples 2021 Update: Their UPick Apple block is on hold this year - They planted 6000 trees this spring in over 20 varieties but they are not ready for picking this year.

Typically, they offer U-Pick Gala Apples & Red Delicious apples in September.

Call the market for more details.

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Plan to stop for ice cream, lunch, or a hard cider flight. There are a lot of yummy things to experience here!

Family Fun Farm #34

Fall Farms in Grand Rapids Area

3142 4-Mile Rd NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Fall Farm Description
Robinette's has been around for a long time! It was started in 1911 and has been owned by the same family for four generations.

Their orchards are situated on 125-acres just north of Grand Rapids.

In addition to growing apples, peaches, cherries, nectarines, and apricots, among other things, Robinette's also has several outbuildings that house a variety of amenities.

The Apple Haus is where you'll find a restaurant, bakery, donut makers, and cider mill.

The big red barn has a winery tasting room, gift shop, nut maker, and popcorn maker.

Robinettes play area
robinettes play area slide

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Fall weekends are notoriously busy at Robinette's. Visit on a weekday to beat the crowds or plan accordingly if visiting on the weekend.

Be sure to ask about the mulled wine, it’s delicious!

Get the kids the regular cider and you can spring for hard cider or wine with your Robinette’s donut. And it’s all made on-site!

Family Fun Farm #35

Schwalliers pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Sparta Area

1185 9 Mile Rd, Sparta, MI 49345

Fall Farm Description
Schwallier’s Country Basket first opened their barn doors in 1989.

The store has grown from a roadside produce stand into a thriving farm market. Each year they try to add new, fun activities for families.

Schwalliers play area

Schwalliers Slide

Schwalliers Corn

Pro Tips for Your Visit
This farm has exploded in popularity over the past few years.

Arrive early or come on a weekday to beat the crowds.

Family Fun Farm #36

Shawhaven farm pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Mason Area

1826 Rolfe Rd., Mason, MI 48854

Fall Farm Description
Head a little east of Lansing for a fun farm to visit in Mason.

Get lost in a corn maze or milk a cow in the fall. Teens and adults will want to get scared at the “Haunted Farm,” featuring Escape Rooms and other spooky adventures.

A petting farm is open during all daytime events, spring through fall.

Shawhaven Farm play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Older kids (10+) and adults can get scared silly at <a href="http://shawhavenhauntedfarm.com/index.html">Shawhaven's Haunted Farm</a>.

Family Fun Farm #37

Fall Farms in Fenton Area

10411 Clyde Rd, Fenton, MI 48430

Family Fun Farm #38

Steffens Orchards Market pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Sparta Area

4344 13 Mile Rd NW, Sparta, MI 49345

Fall Farm Description
This 4th generation, family owned farm on over 300 acres produces apples, sweet cherries and pumpkins.

In a normal year most of the apples picked at Steffens Orchards are sold fresh in grocery stores across the Eastern United States, England, Israel, Central America and South America. Apples that aren't eaten fresh are used to make apple cider, applesauce, slices for processing, and apple desserts.

Steffens Orchards Market play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Small wagons, baskets and bags are provided.

Apples are the same price whether you pick them or get them already picked from the market

Picnic tables are available

Family Fun Farm #39

Fall Farms in Milan Area

6580 Judd Road, Milan, MI 48160

Family Fun Farm #40

Wells Orchards pumpkin patch

Fall Farms in Grand Rapids Area

8993 Kenowa Avenue Southwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Fall Farm Description
Since 1919, Wells Orchards has always been committed to growing the highest quality fruit at a reasonable price for our farm market.

Wells Orchards play area

Pro Tips for Your Visit
Wells uses Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principals to spray as little as possible

Family Fun Farm #41

Fall Farms in Rochester Hills Area

1990 E Avon Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Fall Farm Description
The Yates Cider Mill was installed in 1876 to harness the power of the Clinton River to make apple cider. It's been operating ever since.

Visit the cider mill and you'll also find fudge, an apple tent, pony rides ($7 per ride), a weekend petting zoo, and a 3/4 mile riverwalk trail.

There is no entrance fee.

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