This post was updated on September 1, 2020, to reflect current information.
It’s never too early to start mapping out your fall adventures in the Omaha and Council Bluffs area. And we’ve done just that! We created a map that helps you see which pumpkin patch, corn maze or orchard is closest to your neighborhood so you can easily plan your weekend outings and get the most out of all that Omaha has to offer this autumn.
- Look at the interactive map below to find the name of the location nearest you.
- Match the number on the map with the location name in our list below.
- Check out your chosen venue’s website for more information (COVID-19 policies, hours, pricing, closures and more).
- Track down your rain boots and flannels.
- Pick your perfect pumpkin!
Please note: Due to COVID-19, some of these local farms have made changes to their day-to-day operations. We recommend contacting them to see what their current hours and policies are before visiting as information may change.
2611 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City
Photo courtesy of Arbor Day Farm
In addition to 260 acres of natural beauty and outdoor exploration, this farm boasts forested trails, a 50-foot-tall treehouse, and an Apple House Market. Don’t miss the apple pies, hand-dipped caramel apples and apple cider — all made on site.
Due to COVID-19, Arbor Day Farm has implemented a ticketing system for the 2020 season. Click here to purchase tickets for their Tree Adventure and the Arbor Lodge Mansion in advance. They will not be offering Discovery Rides or any other type of hayrack rides this fall.
11001 South 48th Street, Papillion
This is like the cruise ship of fall festivities because there is something for everyone to do at Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch. Walkthrough more than 20 acres of pumpkins, get lost in the corn maze, bounce around on a hayride, or get spooked at the Ranch of Terror Haunted House!
Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch is currently open to the public. Masks that cover your nose and mouth are required except for when sitting down to eat. Follow them on Facebook for the most up-to-date information.
911 108th Street, Avoca
This beautiful farm emphasizes the agricultural side of autumn, with lots of wide-open spaces and fresh seasonal vegetation. But there is still plenty to do! Enjoy hayrides, a corn pit, natural trails, a hay climb, farm animals, rubber duck races and more.
To help keep their staff and visitors safe, Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm is now open for special weekday hours to allow for smaller crowds and social distancing. They will also continue to do hayrides, but they ask that you sit with your party and keep a six-foot distance between yourself and other guests. Click here to read all their COVID-19 policies.
9677 Co Road 3, Nickerson
Photo courtesy of Camp Fontanelle Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
Support the spirit of summer camp by visiting Camp Fontanelle Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. Just like at summer camp, you can expect to sit around a cozy campfire and glide on a zip-line (for an extra charge) — but since it’s fall, the staff has added farm animals, hayrides and a corn maze to the mix.
Fall at Camp Fontanelle is going to look a little different, but they are still planning on offering a corn maze, zip-lining, and more. Many special events have been canceled and masks are required when exploring the farm. Click here to see all their current policies and a list of canceled events.
19475 225th Street, Council Bluffs
There is nothing quite like biting into a fresh, juicy apple in the fall. Get the best of the best at Ditmars! With nearly 20 apple varieties available, you’re sure to find your favorite fresh off the tree.
Ditmars Orchard is currently open for their fall season. They are planning on offering the same fall fun they normally do, with social distancing and mask requirements in place. Activity passes are required to visit the U-Pick orchards and to participate in family activities. They have special season passes for those who are planning on visiting more than once this fall. Click here for pricing information.
1098 County Road, Oakland
Photo courtesy of Harvest Moon Farm
The expansive pumpkin patch is Harvest Moon Farm’s pride and joy, but it also provides non-stop fun for kids, from a corn pit to a three-acre corn maze. Make sure you stop by the Rusty Bucket for some treats to top off the day!
Harvest Moon Pumpkin Patch will open on Saturday, September 19th this year. They will be offering their normal fall fun including a corn maze and a pumpkin patch. Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged.
5995 G Road, Nebraska City
Stop by for a sample of true country living at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard, where you can enjoy haystack rides, pick your own apples and pumpkins, and even enjoy live music on the weekends. They also provide wine tastings and plenty of goodies for sale in the historic Apple Barn!
Kimmel Orchard has always prioritized the safety of their guests, staff and volunteers, that’s why they are planning on being closed during normal busy weekends September 12-13th, 19-20th, 26-27th and October 3-4th. You can still enjoy a light and socially distanced visit to Kimmel Orchard during their less busy weekday hours.
2024 Ashland Road, Ceresco
Martin’s Hillside Orchard is a wonderful destination for kids. The whole family will enjoy educational tours, opportunities to pick apples straight from the tree and, of course, plenty of pumpkins. Martin’s claims to be the place “where fall begins,” and we’d have to agree.
Martin’s is committed to providing a fun and safe environment for your whole family this season. That’s why they’ve implemented several COVID-19 policies, including requiring masks, social distancing, hand sanitizing and more. Click here to read through the full list.
21534 Chestnut Road, Council Bluffs
You guessed it! In addition to bountiful, pick-your-own apples, Pioneer Trail Ranch also has pumpkins and lots of them! The farm also boasts a haunted house and hayrides for the little ones.
Pioneer Trail Orchard and Pumpkin Patch opens on September 28th this year. They plan on offering their normal fall fun this season with some slight changes. Masks and social distancing are encouraged.
16531 South 38th Street, Roca
Photo courtesy of Nikky Rhae Photography
Roca Berry Farm’s 180-acre farm is home to the oldest and largest pumpkin patch in Lancaster County, boasting more than 100,000 pumpkins. Explore haunted woods, pick your own pumpkins, go on a hayride, and get spooked at the haunted farm!
Roca Berry Farm is excited to welcome you for their 40th anniversary season with a few changes. They have implemented a number of COVID-19 policies and changes including several hand sanitizer stations, a limited capacity of guests, daily employee health screenings and more. Click here for the full list.
3935 NE-133, Blair
With several new attractions, including a giant bounce pillow and a pool of corn, Skinny Bones offers a wide variety of fall festivities. The 10-acre corn maze is its most famous attraction and includes a unique punch card scavenger hunt system.
Skinny Bone’s 2020 season will run from September 11th – October 31st. Social distancing and masks are encouraged throughout the farm and in the maze.
3803 Cornhusker Road, Bellevue
Pick farm-fresh apples from more than 3,000 dwarf apple trees in the beautiful orchard at Trees, Shrubs & More. These apples are full-sized, full of flavor and will make your mouth water at harvest.
Trees, Shrubs & More hasn’t announced any special COVID-19 changes. Follow them on Facebook for the most up-to-date information.
2405 South Hwy 75, Union
To restock your supply of autumn country staples, visit Union Orchard. The farm holds all the apples and pumpkins your heart might desire. Plus, the Country Store includes farm-fresh fruit and vegetables, home-baked pies, cider donuts, apple butter, pumpkin butter, and several varieties of jams and preserves.
Union Orchard hasn’t announced any special COVID-19 changes. Follow them on Facebook for the most up-to-date information.
12102 South 180th Street, Gretna
Photo courtesy of Vala’s Pumpkin Patch
Vala’s Pumpkin Patch offers more than 50 attractions and activities for you to enjoy, so you should plan to spend a good amount of your day here. To name just a few, the venue boasts a pumpkin patch, hayride, giant bouncing pillows and even some live shows from time to time! Overwhelmed? Check out this guide of helpful tips for visiting Vala’s.
While this season is bound to look different during the pandemic, Vala’s is committed to keeping you and your family safe! Click here for a full list of their current COVID-19 policies.
6707 Wenninghoff Road, Omaha
Wenninghoff’s is a farm oasis for kids in the fall with its dress-up barn, hula hoop toss, bean bag toss, hay bale climbing, hayrides, corn maze, farm animals and tractors. And don’t miss the fresh produce grown right on the farm!
Wenninghoff’s Farm and Pumpkin Patch opens on September 26th this year. They plan on offering their normal fall fun this season with some slight changes. Masks and social distancing are encouraged.
14922 535th Street, Griswold
Embark on an agritourism adventure at 3 Bee Farms, which specializes in apples, bees, produce and pumpkins. Pick your own apples from 13 different varieties, select all sorts of produce from A(sparagus) to Z(ucchini), go on a hayride or wander through the corn maze!
3 Bee Farms hasn’t announced any special COVID-19 changes. Follow them on Facebook for the most up-to-date information.
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