Seattle Refined: 5 of Wash. state’s best pumpkin patches

Fox Hollow Family Farm has a bonfire, s’mores and hot chocolate, horse-drawn carriage rides, a hay-bale maze, concessions, and more. (Photo Courtesy: Fox Hollow's Facebook Page)

Fox Hollow Family Farm has a bonfire, s’mores and hot chocolate, horse-drawn carriage rides, a hay-bale maze, concessions, and more. (Photo Courtesy: Fox Hollow’s Facebook Page)

 

By Jenny Kuglin, Seattle Refined

 

Halloween is just around the corner, pumpkin-spice-everything is everywhere, and the rain is back in full force. To me, this means it’s time for a visit to my favorite U-pick pumpkin patch! Since most of our area’s best spots have corn mazes, petting zoos, and more, you can definitely make a day trip out of it for you and your family.

Here are five of Washington’s best pumpkin patches that are about an hour away from Seattle:
32610 NE 32nd Street
Carnation, WA 98014
Attractions other than pumpkins: 4-H animal barnyard, hay maze, steam-powered train ride, farm theatre, fruit pies, and more
When it is open: The complete farm experience is only open on Saturdays and Sundays. The hours are 10 to 5. There are self-guided tours available on weekdays.
Cost for entire experience: $15.75/person, seniors are $13.75/person, 12 months and under are free
12031 Issaquah-Hobart Rd. SE
Issaquah, WA 98027
Attractions other than pumpkins: Bonfire, s’mores and hot chocolate, horse-drawn carriage rides, hay-bale maze, concessions, and more
When it is open: October 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31 (Halloween Party)
Cost for entire experience: $10.00/person, 12 months and under are free
12754 S.E. Green Valley Rd
Auburn, WA 98092
Attractions other than pumpkins: Corn maze, tractor-pulled hayrides, farm stand with locally grown fruits and veggies
When it is open: the rest of October, 10 to dusk, the corn maze is only open on Saturdays and Sundays
Cost for corn maze: $9.00/person 12-99 years old, $6.00/person 3-12 years old, under 3 is free
38223 236th Ave. SE
Enumclaw, WA 98022
Attractions other than pumpkins: Corn maze and junior corn maze, bubble table, duck races, cattle roping, hay maze, and more
When it is open: The rest of October, 9:30 to 5:30
Cost: There are several options, so visit their website
10917 Elliott Rd
Snohomish, WA 98296
Attractions other than pumpkins: Hayrides, trike track with John Deere tricycles, playground, pony rides, face painting, an apple cannon and more
When it is open: Every day for the rest of October, 10 to 7 (certain attractions are only open on the weekends)
Cost: Free to enter the pumpkin patch, check the website to see specific costs of activities
What’s your favorite pumpkin patch in Washington? Let me know in the comments!