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Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms In Northern Nevada

Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkin this season in Northern Nevada

Pumpkin Picking

Autumn is a great time of year to gather your friends and family and head out in search of the perfect pumpkin!  Many local farmers celebrate the fall harvest by transforming their farms into family fun destinations. Activities include pumpkin picking, corn mazes, hayrides, tractor rides, apple picking and barnyard activities.

Visiting local farms is not only fun for all but can also be educational. Learn where your food comes, see where and how it is grown.  Pick fresh fruit and vegetables to take home to eat later.

Here is a list of local farms that are worth visiting this fall:

Ferrari Farm Pumpkin Patch


Ferrari Farm Corn maze and Pumpkin Patch ~ Just minutes from downtown Reno and Sparks at Rock Blvd and Mill Street, Ferrari Farm offers isles of planted pumpkin crops. This is an authentic farm where everything sold is grown on location.

Items include cornstalks, corn bales, gourds, fall produce as well as over 20 varieties of pumpkins with different sizes and colors. Activities include hayrides, a bounce house, farm animals to view and the large corn maze (try it at night with a flashlight) and the pumpkin patch..

Ferrari Farm is open now until October 31, 2011
Friday - Saturday 9:30 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Cost: $5 corn maze, $3 hay rides or $10 per family
Details: 775-856-4962


Lattin Farms

Lattin Farms ~ Located in Fallon, NV (East of Reno and Sparks), this farm offers organic fall pick-your-own produce, lots of family fun activities such as corn mazes and pumpkin towers.

 Enjoy hayrides, the cow train ( Lattin Farms original Cow Train is a bunch of two-wheeled "cows" tied together like trains so kids can hop in and take a tour of the farm) and check out the scarecrow factory.

The Lattin Farms Fall Festival is open every Saturday in October, 2011.
Location: 1955 McLean Road, Fallon, NV 89406
Details: 1-866-638-6293


 Pumpkin Picking

Andelin Family Farm ~ Located in Spanish Springs, Sparks, Nevada. This local family owned farm raises farm animals, boards horses and grow pumpkins.

The Andelin Family gladly host field trips for schools so be sure to call and schedule one for your students. Each October the farm is open to the public. Family activities include (but are not limited to) pick-your-own pumpkin, Andelin Farms has seven verieties of pumpkins to choose from, enjoy a hayride, barnyard games, a hay maze, an art barn with dress up, crafts and story time.

Admission is $5 per person, the fee includes a $1 credit toward any pumpkin
They are open 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday - Thursday
10:00 am to 6:00 pm Friday - Saturday
Details visit Andelin Family Farm

Pumpkin Picking

Corley Ranch ~ This year is the 6th anniversary of Carson Valleys favorite harvest festival.  Corely Ranch is a working ranch located South of Reno and pulls out the stops every year with this festival.

 Corley Ranch offers  thousands of pick-your-own pumpkins to choose from. Activities include pig races, a kids straw maze, farm animals, mini horse rides, wagon rides, train rides, a bounce house, food and drinks are available and local craft vendors.

The Corey Ranch Fall Festival is open 11:00 am to 5:00 pm every Saturday and Sunday the entire month of October, 2011. Admission is $6 adults, $5 kids and seniors. Located at 859 HWY 395, Gardnerville, NV. Call for details at 775-721-1047. Visit Corley Ranch for discount coupons.


If you are looking for a great way to enjoy this fall season, I hope you choose one of our local farms to take your family and friends and pick-your-own pumpkin. Support our local farms and buy local!

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms In Northern Nevada


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Comment balloon 8 commentsTerrie Leighton • October 15 2011 12:38PM


Terrie, pumpkin farms are great fun for kids.  They are also wonderful photo opportunities for parents.  Hope you have fun if you go!  --Krystal

Posted by Krystal Knott, Breckenridge CO Real Estate & All Summit County CO (LIV Sotheby's International Realty) about 7 years ago

Hi Terrie:  I love these farms and especially the ones with livestock and or fruit stands and home made candy!!!

Posted by Sidney Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula, Realty Works Temecula (Realty Works Temecula) about 7 years ago

Krystal ~ Pumpkin farms are just a great way to spend your free time on the weekend. You are right, they are also great photo opportunities for parents.

Hi Jane ~ Home made candy, I don't know if any of the farms has that! I think I remember seeing caramel apples at one of the farms last year. Almost forgot!!

Posted by Terrie Leighton, Reno Real Estate Agent ~ Selling Homes in Reno (Ferrari-Lund Real Estate ) about 7 years ago

Terrie ... Beasutiful Blog ... Love the Piggies!  Reno is such a special comunity ... this is a wonderful blog to share a great event!

Posted by Lisa Wetzel, CDPE, SFR (RE/MAX Realty Affiliates) about 7 years ago

Terrie - Awesome post!  I love picking my own pumpkin and carving it.

Posted by Michelle Gibson, REALTOR (Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. ) about 7 years ago

Lisa ~ You can't go wrong when it comes to pictures of pis or pumpkins, can you? Thank you for the comment.

Michelle ~ I love having pumpkins sitting on my front porch so I see them each time I pull up or drive away. Silly right?

Posted by Terrie Leighton, Reno Real Estate Agent ~ Selling Homes in Reno (Ferrari-Lund Real Estate ) about 7 years ago


Looks like a fun place!

Ann Hayden in Wildwood, MO

Posted by Ann Hayden, (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri) about 7 years ago

Hi Terrie. First of all, Welcome Back to the daily blogging. I know you must have had a busy summer. But these pumpkin patch and pumpkin maze have been great events for the whole family to enjoy.

Have a Great Weekend!

Posted by Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation (Brown Realty, 210-789-4216, almost 7 years ago

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