Picking the Perfect North Georgia Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patch | Blue RIdge

The air feels crisp, and there is a light breeze. The leaves are beginning their transition from bright green to rich hues of red, gold, and orange. Haybales and scarecrows grace the sidewalks. Apple Orchards with fun apple picking are bursting. Train rides on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway offer jaw-dropping fall views. The scents of pumpkin spice and apple cider fill the air. Halloween is almost here. It’s fall in the Blue Ridge Mountains! Truly one of the most beautiful places to spend fall, Blue Ridge, Georgia, has all the classic fall fixings. From delicious seasonal foods and gorgeous fall colors to family-friendly fall activities and fall festivals, North Georgia has all you need for a fantastic fall getaway. Plus, our gorgeous Georgia Cabins for YOU are perfectly packed with amenities to make your fall stay that much better.

And what would a fall getaway be without a day at the pumpkin patch? Whether you’re staying in one of our North Georgia cabin rentals, are driving from Atlanta, or live nearby, these area pumpkin patches offer plenty of pumpkin varieties – plus more family fun. Go on hayrides and pony rides, sip apple cider, ride a cow train, watch pig races, pick apples, wind through corn mazes, get spooked, meet farm animals, and more! Read on to see what local pumpkin patches and farms have to offer so you can begin picking the perfect North Georgia pumpkin patch for YOU. Here are some of the best pumpkin patches in North Georgia! 

Mercier Orchards
8660 Blue Ridge Dr
Blue Ridge, GA
The 300 acres roll along at Mercier Orchards, inviting guests to stay awhile. They offer U-pick days for apples, strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries – and of course, pumpkins in fall! Browse the large pumpkin patch for the perfect one, take an orchard tour, enjoy some Southern food at the café, sip on apple cider, and fill up your bag with sweet apple treats to enjoy back at the cabin. 

Red Apple Barn | about 25 – 30 minutes from Blue Ridge, GA
3379 Tailscreek Rd
Ellijay, GA
Another family farm in North Georgia, Red Apple Barn grows and sells its many varieties of apples for a perfect fall treat. Fall brings U-pick apple days, along with a pumpkin patch with about 20 varieties of pumpkins to choose from. Families will also love horseshoes and cornhole, a kiddie playground, farm tours by tractor, a flower garden, and FREE treats with farm tours!

B.J. Reece Orchards | about 25 – 30 minutes from Blue Ridge, GA
9131 Highway 52 East
Ellijay, GA
A family-owned favorite, B.J. Reece Orchards offers year-round fun, with extra activities for the fall. Stop by for a U-pick day to choose your own apples or get sweet apple treats for your North Georgia cabin. When it’s pumpkin season, visit to find the right pumpkin to carve, eat, or use for decoration. They also have a corn maze for fun, a petting zoo the kids will love, a farm wagon ride, a bakery with lots of farm goodies (think fried pies, donuts, bread, and more), and demonstrations of cow milking!

Sleepy Hollow Farm | about 1 ½ – 2 hours from Blue Ridge, Georgia
628 Sleepy Hollow Road
Powder Springs, GA
Find the perfect Christmas tree (and cut your own!) during the holidays or stop by on a lovely fall day to pick a pumpkin! Families will love finding just the right pumpkin, taking a wagon ride through the farm, winding their way through the corn maze, or meeting sheep, donkeys, pigs, goats, chickens, and rabbits around the farm! Before you go, stock up on jams and jellies, local honey, and cider for sips in the cabin.

Still Family Farm | 1 ½ – 2 hours from Blue Ridge, Georgia
5682 Macland Road
Powder Springs, GA
The 6th generation of Stills run this family farm, passed down over the years. Fall is a great time to visit, with a 5-acre Zinnia Maze, the Roly Poly climb for kids, and a farm hayride that includes a story of the farm’s history. And what’s a fall day at the farm without pumpkin picking? Stop by the pumpkin patch to find the perfect gourd. They also have mums, corn stalks, and haybales that will perfect your fall porch setup at their country store.

Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch | about 1 hour from Blue Ridge, GA
125 Bannister Road
Dawsonville, GA
Face painting, gem mining, winding through a 15-acre corn maze, bonfires with roasted marshmallows, a tractor-pulled wagon ride around the farm…it’s all about classic fall fun at Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch! They also have a tire mountain, a goat walk, a corn cannon, a jumping pillow, a haunted corn maze during October, sunflowers, and plenty of spots for a great fall family photo! Oh, and you can stay full with classic fall farm snacks, including funnel cake, fried Oreos, cotton candy, and hot dogs.  

Burt’s Farm | about 1 hour from Blue Ridge, GA
5 Burts Pumpkin Farm Road
Dawsonville, GA
Still sitting on land passed down through their family since the 1800s, Burt’s Farm is a family affair. Browse their pumpkin patch (more than 20 varieties to choose from) for your own pumpkin to take back to your Blue Ridge cabin. Hop aboard a hayride around the farm that leads you to the top of the mountain – with views of Amicalola Falls. Pick up fresh-baked pies, candied popcorn, and more to take back to the cabin and enjoy with a view. Or shop their store for some fall decorations to add to the porch!

Big Springs Farms | about 1 – 1 ½ hours from Blue Ridge, GA
2100 Sugar Pike Road
Woodstock, GA
It’s all things fall at Big Springs Farms! Search through hundreds of pumpkins for the perfect one, get gourds and cornstalks for decoration, pick out a lovely birdhouse, take a wagon ride through the farm to see the pond and pumpkin patch, or let the kids do some fun face painting. They also have a bounce house and animals the kids will love, including Willie the pig, Mac the miniature donkey, Gizmo the goat, and plenty of chickens!

Southern Belle Farm | about 2 ½ hours from Blue Ridge 
1658 Turner Church Road
McDonough, Georgia 30252
Southern Belle Farm in McDonough, Georgia, has all your fall fun! Watch pig races, wind your way through a corn maze, find your own pumpkin in the pumpkin patch, have fun on the jumping pillow, shoot a corn cannon, go on the cow train, or find jams, jellies, and more at their country store.

Jaemor Farms | about 1 hour, 45 minutes from Blue Ridge 
5340 Cornelia Hwy 
Alto, GA 30510
Pick your own peaches, pumpkins, and strawberries; take a train ride around the farm; find the perfect fall gifts at the country store; wind through the corn maze; or spend their fun Night Out on the Farm for date night! 

Kinsey Family Farm | about 1 – 1 ½ hours from Blue Ridge 
7170 Jot-em Down Road
Gainesville, GA 30506
Kinsey Family Farm knows how to celebrate the seasons! In fall, pick your own pumpkin from their incredible variety, get some pie pumpkins for your Thanksgiving meal, feed and meet farm animals, and have a fun fall day with family!