Enjoying fall festivities: Here are some fun places to go

As the days get shorter and the leaves begin to fall, visitors and Northander’s alike are looking for fun places to go to celebrate the season. Do you have a favorite pumpkin patch or corn maze you would like to have included? Send us a message on Facebook or email, news@wdio.com and we will add it to our list. If you go to any of these locations, we would love to see your pictures!


Simek’s Farm – 8997 Arkola Road; Kelsey, MN
Playground, Produce, Corn Maze, Hay Rides, Farm Animals, Cafe, Gift Shop, and PUMPKINS! Simek’s Farm is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://www.simeksfarm.com/

Cowhorn Crossing Farm – 14529 Danson Road; Grand Rapids, MN
Fall Crafts, Decorations, Pumpkins and Gourds and Snack bar. Hayride, Hay Mazes, Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Slides and More! The Cowhorn Crossing Farm is open Thursday and Fridays from 4:00 – 6:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://www.cowhorncrossingfarm.com/

The Burch Barn – N 5921 County Highway K; Spooner, WI
The Burch Barn is currently a pumpkin patch serving up fall family fun! Enjoy bounce houses and 100 foot gunny sack slide, Derby Horse racing and giant corn pit. Spend time at the petting zoo, pedal carts and so much more! The Burch Barn is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm and Sundays from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://www.burchbarn.com/

Lendt’s Pumpkin Patch – 6903 Wyoming Trl, Wyoming, MN
Pumpkins, Hayrides, Photo Ops, & More! Lendt’s Pumpkin Patch is open 7 days a week from 9:00 am until dusk.
MORE DETAILS: lendtspumpkins.com

Peaceful Pines Farm – 13650 Government Road, Pine City
Peaceful Pines Farm runs Peaceful Pines Pumpkin Patch and Apple Orchard in Late Sept. thru Oct. It is an affordable, family focused place to visit. The Peaceful Pines Pumpkin Patch and Apple Orchard is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm and Sundays from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://peacefulpinesfarm.com/


Ru-Ridge Corn Maze – 1781 County Road 1; Carlton, MN
8 acre corn maze with lots of fun family activities. Corn pit, petting zoo, games, horse rides, hay rides, pumpkin painting and much more! They also have flashlight fridays! The Ru-Ridge Corn Maze is open Thursdays from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Fridays from 4:00 – 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, and Sundays from 10:00 am – 4:00 p.m.
MORE DETAILS: https://www.facebook.com/ruridgefarm

Oulu Corn Maze – 2595 Pudas Road; Oulu, WI
Hop on the wagon for a hayride up to the cornfield. Once at the maze you will begin your hunt for the hidden posts. After your adventure, stop back in the barn for some warm apple cider or a cup of hot cocoa. You can hang out, visit or meet some of our animal friends. The Oulu Corn Maze is open Saturdays and Sundays from noon – 5:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://www.oulucornmaze.com/

Country Corn Maze – 30200 595th Avenue; Warrod, MN
Have fun getting lost in the corn maze, enjoy the many farmyard activities, bale castle, and mazeyard activities. There is a hayride and campfire. Plus enjoy a treat from the concession stand. The Country Corn Maze is open Friday and Saturday from 1:00 – 10:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://www.countrycornmaze.org/

Stoney Brook Farms – 989 115th Ave. NE, Foley
It’s the Worlds Largest Corn Maze! Come out and get lost, grab a pumpkin at our patch, play in the giant corn pit, grab a bite to eat at the food trucks and have fun with all of our activities! Stoney Brook Farms is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://www.stoneybrookfarms.com/

Pike’s Corn Maze – 16303 Dovetail Road; Park Rapids, MN
There’s a corn maze and straw castle at Pike’s Corn Maze in Park Rapids. More enjoy hanging out with the farm animals. There is a hayride, pumpkins, corn pit and spooky tree trail. Pike’s Corn Maze is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: https://www.facebook.com/pikescornmaze


Gilby’s Nursery & Orchard – 30069 State Highway 210; Aitkin, MN
Fall Harvest / Apple Festival / Renaissance Theme – Come and find your perfect pumpkin and squash. Enjoy the hay rides, corn maze, hay bale playground, walking trails, and evergreen maze. Gilby’s Nursery & Orchard is open each day from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://gilbysorchard.com/

Maple Run Orchard – 66086 Norway Spruce Road; Finlayson, MN
Stop by the little orchard on the banks of Pine Creek to pick up a bag of crisp, juicy Honeycrisp or SweeTango, and some maple syrup and honey. Hours are Friday from 1:00 – 5:00 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://maplerunorchard.net/

Bayfield Apple Company – 87540 CR-J; Bayfield, WI
The beautiful Orchard Store is the only place to purchase their fresh fruit and seasonal vegetables! It’s also stocked with a wonderful selection of small batch jams, jellies, fruit butters, fruit mustards and apple cider. All of these delicious treats are made at the in-house production kitchen. In addition to our goodies, we also carry a unique selection of local foods and gifts! Hours are Tuesday through Saturdays from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: http://www.bayfieldapple.com/

Erickson Orchards and Country Store – 86600 Betzold Road; Bayfield, WI
Family owned apple orchard and strawberry farm since 1954. Together we have kept the farm growing – planting and selling apples & strawberries for pick-your-own and ready-picked. The Erickson Orchard and Country Store is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm and Sundays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
MORE DETAILS: https://www.facebook.com/EricksonOrchards/

Apple Hill Orchard – 34980 County Highway J; Bayfield, WI
Opening Thursday, September 22nd with pick your own and pre-picked Cortland apples along with apple crisp, apple pie, and caramel apples! Hours are yet to be determined.
MORE DETAILS: https://www.facebook.com/applehillbayfield

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