Visiting a farm can be a great experience for your family. It lets kids interact with animals, and they can see how foods are grown and processed. Remember to ALWAYS call before you go to confirm all information:
68 Park Road, Woodbury, CT 06798
A unique blend of exotic and farm animals. Picnic area available.
OPEN ONLY IF WEATHER PERMITTING.
MAY AND SEPTEMBER – WEEKENDS ONLY 11-4
JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST – WEDNESDAY THRU SUNDAY 11-4
Group Rates Available (15+), please call 203-263-4522 for details www.highwireanimalfarm.com
7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury, CT 06092
Petting zoo, pony rides (weekends), tractor rides by appt. Pumpkins! Biodiesel & solar energy displays. Kid friendly daytime Halloween hayrides & night Halloween hayrides last two weekends in Oct. (reserv. req’d). Group & school tours.
670 Daniels Farm Road, Trumbull, CT 06611
Corn maze in fall, tractor rides, build your own scare crow, pumpkin painting, & our own Farm Chef grills many wonderful things for our guest to eat. Craft fair on opening day of corn maze.
451 Sport Hill Rd, Easton, CT 06612
Five acre animal park open daily. Pick your own apples, peaches, plums. Large pumpkin patch. Face Painting some weekends, camp and school tours by appt.
1911 Poquonock Avenue, Rte.75 Windsor, CT 06095
Open daily 10am-6pm beginning Sept 12. Every weekend: Hayrides, Face Painting, Sheryl the Pumpkin Painter is on hand to personalize your pumpkin! Bring in your own ideas and see your pumpkin become personalized just for you! Children’s Corn Maze (for children 8 and under)
91 Wassuc Road, Rte. 2, Exit 10, South Glastonbury, CT 06073
Open 9/6-10/31. A fall experience for the family! On weekends, a 30’ Giant Pumpkin bounce , pony rides, & large petting zoo-come hold a baby chick! Corn maze & hayrides. Craft Wed. for kids. Parties, play groups, & school trips. Sun. entertainment.
461 Cornwall Bridge Road (Rte. 4), Sharon, CT 06612
Pick your own and pre-picked pumpkins, apples, raspberries, pears, blueberries & retail store open with fresh baked pies, cider donuts, muffins, & other baked products. Fresh pressed cider on site, & a large corn maze, hayrides, & beautiful mountain top views.
160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem, CT 06751
Spend a beautiful day on the farm this summer and fall! Enjoy a relaxing picnic with the kids while they explore the Hayloft Playscape! Complete with toys, tricycles & pedal tractors, your children will love racing around the 450 foot track, climbing the haybale pyramid & tractor tires, playing in the huge sand circle and running between the the mini Hayloft, Farm & School Houses! After playtime, cross the street to our pondside Animal Yard & Scenic Farm Hiking trail leading to seasonal Pick Your Own Fruits & Vegetables!
489 Candlewood Hill Road, Higganum, CT 06441
Pumpkin field is open every Saturday and Sunday in October from 10:00-5:00. We are also open on Monday, Columbus Day. Weave your way through the children’s corn maze, enjoy a hay wagon ride around the field, play in the teepee or on woodchip mountain and find the perfect pumpkin.
Jct. Rtes 147 & 157 Middlefield, CT 06455
Sunflower maze, corn maze, Frisbee golf, festivals, harvest activities, horse-drawn wagon rides, bakery workshops, and more.
35 Branford Road, North Branford, CT 06471
One of the oldest family-owned farms in the nation.The fall season offers wonderful opportunities to spend time outside with your family. Some of the fun things to do in the fall include: scenic wagon ride featuring Pumpkin Head!hay maze, corn maze, pumpkin patch and apple picking.
603 Orange Center Rd (Rt.121) Orange, CT 06477
One of the oldest farms in central Orange. Built in the 1790’s, Maple View Farm was a working dairy and produce farm. The main house was the first house on the Green in Orange and is registered in the National Registry of Homes.
39 Military Highway, Gales Ferry, CT 06335
Cows and Cones serves super premium ice cream and has outdoor seating overlooking fields with cows, sheep, pigs, and chickens. Come and greet Willis, a miniature donkey, and newest member of Alice Acres. He is in the fields with the cows and sheep. Buster and JackJack (cows) and the sheep are always in the fields Chickens are in their coop. Stroll around the farm and say Hi to the animals.
353 Tobacco Street, Lebanon, CT 06249
A family owned pumpkin farm offering hayrides, a 2.5 acre corn maze perfect for the whole family. A great spot for birthday parties. Maze, 9 Holes of Mini Golf, Bouncy, Corn Shellers and Paint your Pumpkin (when available)
19 Purvis Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234
This 110 acre working farm features a wagon ride that takes visitors out to the fields to visit 150 plains bison which swarm around the tractor. Sure, this is the east coast but the sight of these high-shouldered, massive creatures evokes visions of the old west.
260 Quaddick Road, Thompson, CT 06277
In the Spring join us for tours of our wonderful Quintessential Gardens including one of the largest lavender displays in New England. Summer brings pick-your-own blueberries and exciting events like our Blueberry & Bluegrass Festival. When the weather cools, things heat up. There is our annual Corn Maze Adventure, our pumpkin picking patch, hay rides, our own Farmtober harvest celebrations, and many weekend festivities like farm tours, organized hikes and more. Creamery is always open for a bite of The Farmer’s Cow ice cream, made with milk and cream from the farm.
40 Sugar Lane, Newtown, CT 06470
pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, pony rides, petting zoo. Open Columbus Day, October 8th.
96 Kibbe Grove Rd. Somers, CT 06071
Pell Farm in Somers is definitely one of the best Connecticut spots for Fall fun. Aside from having hundreds of pumpkins and gourds to pick from, Pell Farm really caters to kids. Children of all ages will love the hay and corn mazes, and also the tractor hayrides through the woods. Pony rides are available for smaller children, and they will also love seeing the other baby animals at the farm. Pell Farm offers games, including a ring toss and football throw, where kids can win prizes to take home from their day of fun!
90 Foster St. South Windsor, CT 06074
Foster Farm in South Windsor is much more than a pumpkin patch! This is one farm that you definitely don’t want to miss this season. Foster Farm really takes corn mazes to a whole new level, offering over four miles of trails to venture through! The theme for this year’s maze is “Egyptian Adventure,” and adults and kids alike will love wandering through the corn together. Aside from the pumpkins, corn maze, and hayrides, children also absolutely love the play area at Foster Farm. With a pedal cart track and wooden pirate ship for kids to climb on, a day spent at Foster Farm is always a hit!
295 Matson Hill Rd. South Glastonbury, CT 06073
Rose’s Berry Farm in Glastonbury is the perfect spot for pumpkin picking before Halloween! If you are really in the mood for a nice day outside, then head to Rose’s on a Sunday, when they offer live music from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Other activities at Rose’s include face painting, a live scarecrow, a children’s play area, and a corn maze. Another thing that sets Rose’s apart from other farms is the private hayrides at night for parties of 25 or more. They provide cider, a bonfire, and marshmallows for an evening of fall fun with your favorite group!