Best Pumpkin Patch – 2012: Dewberry Farm
Offering more than pumpkin pleasures …
A sort of agricultural AstroWorld, Dewberry Farm offers far more than just pumpkin pleasures, though you can pick your own here every fall.
There are also pig races, huge slides, the singing chickens of the Cackle Palace, a multicolored sunflower patch, and a corn maze that will remind you of Malachi and Isaac and those other freaky, murderous quasi-Amish teens from the Stephen King maize-themed classic.
Minerally minded kids can pan for semi-precious stones, fossils and arrowheads at Zeke’s Lost Treasure claim-stake, and kids and adults alike can chuckle at the antics of hungry goats pursuing treats up and over a 20-foot bridge. Farmtastic fun for everyone.
Closed in the summer, Dewberry Farm opens for business this year on September 29.