Pumpkin Patches open for 2018
Three pumpkin patches are now open in Crawford County, Kansas, and each provide something different for visitors.
Hickory Creek Farms
Enjoy 6-acre corn maze, 4 acres of pumpkins, barrel train, Pumpkin Playground, Critter Coral & real live animal races (2p and 4p). Open to the public Saturday’s & Sunday’s from 1p-6p from Sept. 29 to end of October. Also includes a scenic hayride, a corn cannon, and more.
$8 admission (kids under 2 are free).
Ol’ Yale Farms
The area’s newest pumpkin patch includes a kid-friendly “playground for giants”, Tire Mountain & zip line. Open to the public on Saturday’s & Sunday’s from 10a-6p from Sept. 29 through Oct. 28. Plus, on October 16, there will be a face painter and balloon artist; on Oct. 13 a chainsaw artist will show off his skills; and, Oct. 27 will be Touch-a-Truck Day.
Children 2 and under are free. Children over 3 and adults are $11. Senior citizens 65 and older are $6. Additional attractions not included in general admission: Barrel Train ($2 each), Jump Pillow ($2), and Gold Panning ($5). Cash and credit card only. Sorry, no checks.
1122 South 200th St, Pittsburg
Voted the official People’s Choice Awards Best of the Best for Seasonal Attractions. Open to the pubic on Saturday’s & Sunday’s from 12p-6p from Oct. 6 through Oct. 28. Wood Farms sits on 78 acres and blends farm and fun. Enjoy the hay maze, corn maze, hay ride, giant pumpkin bounce pad, combine slides/play set, and several inflatables.
Admission fee $5.00. Toddlers 2 and under free. Cash or check accepted.