Nothing says fall like a trip to the pumpkin patch! Head to one of these (cool) Baltimore farms for a pumpkin picking adventure! Take a hayride, search for the perfect pumpkin, meet barnyard animals, indulge in cider donuts — just don’t forget the camera. These fall family excursions always mean awesome family photos!

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Perfect Pumpkin Picking Adventures in Baltimore

Barnyard Experience at Weber’s Cider Mill Farm
2526 Proctor Lane
Parkville, Maryland 21234

Although there is no pumpkin patch, you will find the perfect pumpkin at Weber’s! Their barnyard is open for the Fall season beginning Monday September 23rd through Sunday, November 3rd, contingent on weather conditions. Included in their barnyard general admission ticket, you can take a hayride, try out the hillside slide, take a mini-tractor ride, try the duck races, visit farm animals, tackle tire mountain, try out the straw maze, and climb on the barnyard play structures. Don’t forget to stop at Weber’s store for their famous cider donuts! MORE

Rogers’ Farm Emoji Corn Maze & Fall Fun
1818 Greenspring Valley Road
Stevenson, Maryland 21153

Go pumpkin picking in Rogers Farm’s pumpkin patch — and then try your luck in their emoji-themed corn maze! Their farm animal zoo includes cows, pigs, turkeys, chickens, sheep, and more. Littles will love the mini maze, taking a hay ride, and playing in the corn sandbox and hay play area. Don’t miss the authentic teepee. Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Children under 4 are FREE. MORE

Seasonal Fun at Sharp Farm
4003 Jennings Chapel Road
Brookeville, MD 20833

Sharm Farm offers FREE hayrides to pick your own pumpkins on their 550 acre working farm. You can also pick-your-own popcorn. Feed the friendly farm animals and go on a corn walk! Don’t miss their nature trails, too. The corn maze is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from September 28 – November 3, 2019 from 10 AM to 5 PM and weekdays from 9 AM to 4 PM October 4 – 31st.  The admission price includes unlimited entry to the large maze and mini maze. Children 2 and under are free with a paying adult. MORE

Pig Tales Maze & Pumpkins at Fresh McKenzie Farm
5445 Patterson Road
Baldwin, MD 21013

The three little pigs have built their houses at Fresh McKenzie! Head to the Baltimore County Farm to ‘get lost’ in their Pig Tales corn maze, for a Friday night bonfire (BYOF — bring your own flashlight), to take a hay ride, or play in the giant corn box. Pumpkins, gourds, mum, and other fall decor available for purchase. They also have pony rides (additional fee). They have a special $5/kid Preschool Friday rate from 10 AM – 1 PM (one FREE adult per paying child!). Kids under 3 are FREE. The farm is open Friday-Sunday. MORE

Fall Festival Days at Chapel Hill Nursery
4356 Chapel Road
Perry Hall, MD 21128

Blue grass music, pony rides, and 100 scarecrows on a hayride trail? Head to Fall Festival Days at Chapel Hill Nursery for a day of family fun! Train rides, Gator Wagon, Goat Walk, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, and MORE! They also have pumpkins, fall decor, and fresh music. Live bluegrass music on select weekends! MORE

Free Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch at Brad’s Farm Market
550 Asbury Rd
Churchville, MD 21028

Join Brad’s Farm Market every weekend in October for their Fall Festival and enjoy a FREE hayride to the U-Pick Pumpkin Patch every Saturday and Sunday! Tackle their Maize Quest Corn Maze Adventure or — for the those under 5 — they can try the mini straw maze. The Fall Festival begins the first weekend in October and runs through the last weekend in October.  Hayrides begin at 10 AM every Saturday and Sunday.  The last wagon will leave the barn around 5:30 PM each evening. MORE

Shaw Orchards Hayride & Pumpkin Combo
5594 Norrisville Rd
White Hall, Maryland 21161

Every Saturday in late Sept – October from 10 AM – 4 PM, Shaw Orchards offers hayrides through their orchards to their pumpkin patch. Your kids will make some great memories searching out picking that perfect pumpkin! Then browse their farm market for fall decorations. The hayride is just $6 each (with a pumpkin included!). MORE

Fall Festival Weekends at Millburn Orchards
1495 Appleton Road
Elkton, MD 21921

Hayrides, Boo Barn, Bale Trail, and MORE! Millburn Orchards has something for everyone during their Fall Festival Weekends — including PUMPKINS! Their barnyard buddies (farm animals) are also available in their Big Backyard. A special don’t-miss treat? Their giant Royal Gala caramel apples. (cool) tip: Millburn offers an annual pass that gains entry into all of their seasonal events. It’s definitely worth looking into! MORE

Pumpkin’ Pickin and Hayrides at Baugher’s Orchard
1015 Baugher Road
Westminster, Maryland 21158

Baugher’s Orchard’s annual Pumpkin Pickin’, every weekend in October, is an experience full of family farm fun!!  Enjoy a scenic hay wagon ride across their beautiful Carroll County farmland as they take you to the pumpkin field where you can stay as long as you like, searching for pumpkins that are just your style! The wagons also go to their pick your own apple orchards! While you’re at Baugher’s, enjoy Pit Beef, Ham, and Burgers, Kettle Korn, Pony Rides, Homemade Baked Goods and Ice Cream, a Pumpkin Bounce, Face Painting, Sweet Treats, and a Petting Zoo. MORE

Hayrides, Straw Maze, and Pumpkin Picking at Larriland Farm
2415 Woodbine Road
Woodbine, MD 21797

On Saturdays and Sundays in late September and October, Larriland Farm offers hayrides during the day (9:30am – 4:30pm) . The tractor-drawn 20 minute wagon ride over the farm includes a path through the woods that are decorated for Halloween. No reservation is required although there is a fee per person. Wagons run continuously from 9:30am to 4:30pm Saturdays and Sundays. While you’re at the farm, try to find your way out of the straw maze and visit the Boo Barn (additional fee for both). The farm also has food trucks on fall weekends. MORE