When the weather turns cool, Denver brings out its jackets and UGGs.
Fall in the Mile High City means that houses are getting ready for Halloween, the trees are beginning to burst in a splendid array of serene colors, and pumpkin-everything will dominate menus and tables. If you’re looking for the perfect pumpkin of your own for fall or a corn maze where you and the family will delightfully get lost in, here are the best pumpkin patches and corn mazes where fall will equate fun in Denver.
Reminder: When you see “various times,” please check the farm's website for exact times and dates.
Mile High Farms
Oct. 7 - Oct. 29; 10am-6pm
11 Cavanaugh Rd., Bennett, CO 80102
(303) 344-CORN (2676)
It will be fun on the farm this fall for Denver area families. Mile High Farms in Bennett will be one of the best spots in the Denver area to get the perfect pumpkin with a large pumpkin patch. While the pumpkins are great here, what makes Mile High Farms name are the myriad of activities including two corn mazes, a hayride, petting zoo, and more that will keep the family entertained for hours.
Corn Maze at the Denver Botanic Gardens
Now until Oct. 29 @ Various Times
Denver Botanic Gardens -- 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton, CO 80128
What better place to get lost in a corn maze than at a botanic garden? Well, this fall, Denver families will have the opportunity to do just that at the Denver Botanic Gardens, which will host one of the Denver area’s best corn mazes. You and the family can tackle the regular corn maze, or, for a more scary experience for Halloween, take in the After Dark Corn Maze, which is truly an experience that you don’t want to miss. Keep in mind that the later may not be suitable for kids.
Anderson Farms Fall Festival
Now until Oct. 31 @ Various Times
6728 County Rd 3-¼. Erie, CO 880516
Welcome to the longest running pumpkin patch and corn maze in the great state of Colorado. The Anderson Farms Fall Festival has a pumpkin patch that will astound and amaze with its variety and sizes. In addition, the corn maze at this farm is one of the largest in the Denver area and will be loads of fun for the entire family. You can’t miss the farm, just look for the giant pumpkin on the silo.
Fall Festival at Cottonwood Farms
Sept. 23 - Oct. 31; 10am-6pm
Cottonwood Farms -- 1535 N. 75th St., Boulder, CO 80303
This farm in suburban Denver will bring both the pumpkins and the thrill of getting lost in a field of corn. The Fall Festival at Cottonwood Farms is a season-long celebration of the fall season, and the farm contains one of the best pumpkin patches in the region. Also, if you’re in for a game of “find your own way out,” Cottonwood Farms also has a fantastic corn maze that may raise your blood pressure a bit as you try to find your way out of the expansive labyrinth.