Crawford County has three pumpkin patches open through the end of October, each offering something different for visitors.
Ol’ Yale Farms at 306 S 250th St just north of Frontenac includes a kid-friendly “playground for giants”, Tire Mountain & zip line. Local artisans frequently do demonstrations.
Open Saturdays & Sundays 10a-5p, from September 17 through October 30.
Widmar Garden Produce at 107 W 2nd Street in Franklin has pumpkins of all sizes and shapes, gourds, hay bales and mums.
Open sunrise to sunset every day from September 18 through Halloween.
Wood Farms Pumpkin Patch at 1108 S 200th St just south of Pittsburg sits on 78 acres with a hay maze, hay ride, combine slides/play set & more.
Open Saturdays & Sundays 12p-6p, from October 1 through October 30.
NOTE: After 25 years, Steve and Ruth Zimmerman retired the Hickory Creek Farms pumpkin patch near McCune prior to the 2020 season.