Pumpkinville- Mitchellville, Iowa

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[photos courtesy of Pumpkinville]

Pumpkinville is a fun fall destination, with lots of farm related activities. There are pumpkins available for sale, straw bales for climbing, loose straw for jumping, corn pit, tug of war, sack races, corn maze, and hayrack rides. You pay for admission to the corn maze; other farm yard activities are free and then you pay for your pumpkins.

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Jester Park Equestrian Center Pumpkin Patch – Granger, Iowa

Jester Park Equestrian Center Pumpkin Patch is new this year, with a horse drawn wagon ride out to their pumpkin patch where each person gets to pick one out and participate in other farmyard games before taking a wagon ride back to the main equestrian center. You pay one admission price and then the pumpkin and other games are all included.

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Center Grove Orchard and Pumpkin Patch – Cambridge, Iowa

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[Photos courtesy of Center Grove Orchard]

Center Grove Orchard and Pumpkin Patch has seasonal apple picking and pumpkins, but is most well known for its large play area with a ton of different play options. There are the usual suspects like a corn maze, corn pit, jumping pillow, hayrack ride, and animals but also several other unique things like barnyard shows, a miniature train to ride, and a combine slide. There are several different food options and a large store; you can easily spend an entire day there!

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