Pumpkin Patches and Family Farms Near Duluth

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Pumpkin patches and family farm visits are fall bucket list staples for most families. I have so many memories of myself as a child visiting our local farm and chatting with “Farmer Nelson.” At the top of each hour, he would launch a pumpkin through the air on an apparatus he invented himself. All of the farm guests would gather in the pasture to see how far into the pond the pumpkin would fly. We have gathered information about pumpkin patches and family farms near Duluth so you can make your own memories with your children!

Tip: Be sure to check the pumpkin patches and farms’ websites and/or social pages before heading there in case of weather-related hour changes!

Birch Barn

N5921 Co Hwy K
Spooner, WI 54801

Distance from Duluth: 74 miles and about 1 hour and 17 minutes

Opening Day: Saturday, September 16th, 2023

Fridays and Saturdays 10am-5:30pm

Sundays 11am-5:30pm


Simeks Farm

8997 Arkola Road
Kelsey, MN  55724

Distance from Duluth: 43.9 miles and about 50 minutes

Opening Day: Saturday, September 16th, 2023 (Closing October 22nd, 2023)

Saturdays and Sundays 10am-5pm

Open MEA October 19th & 20th 10am-5pm


Ru-Ridge Corn Maze

1781 County Road 1
Carlton, MN 55718

Distance from Duluth: 23.5 Miles and about 26 minutes

Opening Day: September 8th, 2023 (Closing October 29th, 2023)

Thursday 4pm-8pm

Friday 4pm-10pm

Saturday 10am-8pm

Sunday 10am-4pm

Open MEA break October 19th 11am-8pm and October 20th 11am-10pm

*Cash or Check only


Whoopsa Daisy Farm

5399 Samuelson Road
Duluth, MN 55811

Opening Day: Friday, August 4th, 2023 (Closing October 29th, 2023)

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays 10am-6pm


mother and daughter sitting on hay bales in a pumpkin patch on Farmer Doug's farm

Farmer Doug’s Pumpkin Patch

3361 Lindahl Road
Duluth, MN 55810

* open Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10am-4pm

September-October 1st, 2023


The Great Pumpkin Train

The Lake Superior Railroad Museum

One Weekend Only: October 19th-22nd, 2023


Cowhorn Crossing Farm

14529 Danson Rd
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Distance from Duluth: 74 miles and about 1 hour and 24 minutes

Opening Day:September 23rd (Closing October 31st)

Thursday & Friday 4pm-6pm

Saturday, Sunday and MEA (Oct. 19-22) 10am-6pm

**open by appointment during the weekday/evening for classrooms, youth organizations or other groups of 10+ people.


Pinehaven Farm

28186 Kettle River Blvd
Wyoming, MN 55092

Distance from Duluth: 124 miles down I-35 and about 1 hour and 49 min

(This is usually a stop that families make on their way to or from the Twin Cities. It is the perfect stretching spot to let the kids out and run off some energy in the pumpkin patch!)

Opening Day: September 16th, 2023 (Closing October 29th, 2023)


Mommsen’s Harvest Hills

1696 20 1/2 Street
Rice Lake, WI 54868

Distance from Duluth: 103 miles and about 1 hour and 49 minutes

Opening 10am-6pm daily


DC’s Best Produce Farms

Farm Stand locations include Miller Hill Mall, Central Entrance by True North Orthodontics, Two Harbors Minitmart, Hibbing by Marathon Gas and Superior, WI Napa.

Open 9am-dusk each day


Jerry’s Pumpkin Patch

92059 Walczak Rd.

Sturgeon Lake, MN 55783

Distance from Duluth: About 55 miles and 58 minutes via I 35


Looking for more to do this fall with your kids? Check out our “Things to Do in Duluth” page and our Apple Orchard Guide!