Mid-Missouri Pumpkin Patches


Destanie Neal

There are many different pumpkin patches here in Mid-Mo, which all have other things and activities. Like some have hay rides, corn mazes, petting zoos, etc. Some of the closest pumpkin patches to Jeff city include Fischer Farms, Pin Oak Farms, Llyods Family Farm, Pete’s Pumpkin Patch, and Shryock Callaway Farms. Today I will be informing you guys about what each different farm has to offer and how far away each one is from Jefferson City.

Leaving from Jefferson city each farm would be:

Ficher Farms- 4.3 miles and an 8-minute drive

Pin Oak Farms- 62.3 miles and 1 hour and a 7-minute drive

Llyods Family Farm- 17.6 miles and 18-minute drive

Petes Pumpkin Patch- 68.8 miles and 1 hour and a 19-minute drive

Shryock Callaway Farms- 38.5 miles and a 39-minute drive

The activities at each farm include:

Ficher Farms- Picking your pumpkins, a corn and straw maze, hayrides, 2 corn boxes, a photo op, different types of animals to look at, and a couple of Clydesdales.

Pin Oak Farms- Picking your pumpkins, corn and straw bale maze, kiddie corral(a place for the kids to hang out while the older kids and the adults have fun), a tub of corn(like a sandbox), farm animals to see, fall decorations for you to take home, face painting, bonfires, photo ops, and homemade treats.

Llyods Family Farm- Hayride, corn pit, straw castle, sand pile, giant ball field, yard games, pumpkin picking, and food trucks on-site.

Petes Pumpkin Patch- Corn maze, hay tower, jack-o-climber, corn pit, barrel cars, Sheriff Petes jailhouse, wagon ride to the pumpkins, train, a tire fort, a super slide, bounce house, goat tower, swings, photo booth, family-friendly zipline, and a corn pit.

Shryock Callaway Farms- Corn maze, hayrides, campfires, picking your pumpkins, and a gumball coaster.

There you are, multiple different activities for whatever mood you’re in or for whatever tickles your fancy. The distance and time do depend on the route you take and the amount of traffic there is, this is just a rough estimate.