Fall Favorites: U-Pick Farms around Indianapolis, IN

There’s nothing like a cool autumn day picking produce + hitting the hay (literally).

Aerial shot of Lark Ranch farm

Lark Ranch has acres of activities + plenty of pumpkins.

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The autumn crisp is here, which means it’s time for another kind of crisp: apples. Apple pies, apple cider, apple brews, apple donuts, applesauce, apple cobbler… yum. 🙌

Oh my gourdness, you can’t forget to mention pumpkin patches, either. Jack-o-lanterns, corn mazes, hayrides, haunted houses… festive. 👻

Check out one (or all) of these eight farms, orchards, or pumpkin patches near Indianapolis to satisfy all of your fall cravings.

🎃 Pumpkin patches

Waterman’s Family Farm | Open through Mon., Oct. 31 | Various times | 7010 E. Raymond Street | $12+ | Go on a hayride, get lost in the mazes, ride a train, and watch Tyranny the dinosaur chomp on some pumpkins.

Lark Ranch | Open through Sun., Oct. 30 | Various times | 1611 N. Meridian Rd., Greenfield | $12+ | Enjoy the pumpkin patch, train ride, corn maze, hayride, slides, barrel rides, and animal farms.

Piney Acres Farm | Open through Mon., Oct. 31 | Various times | 1115 E. 1000 N., Fortville | $10+ | Pick your own pumpkins, gourds, or corn and walk around the farm enjoying hayrides corn mazes, barnyard animals, air cannons, and duck races.

Kelsay Farms | Open through Sat., Oct. 29 | Various times | 6848 N. County R. 250 E., Whiteland | $12 | Experience the seven-acre corn maze, Jump Pad, hayrides, Bale Mountain, and the Moo Choo Express while you gather your gourds.

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🍎 Apple orchards

Beasley’s Orchard | Open through Mon., Oct. 31 | Various hours | 2304 E. Main St., Danville | $10+ | Take the hayride to pick your own apples and pumpkins then head back for the Barnyard Bonanza, corn maze, apple cannons, and themed weekend events.

Adrian Orchards | Open through Mon., Oct. 31 | Saturdays + Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | 500 W. Epler Ave., Indianapolis | Cost of purchase | Find fresh apples, cider, pumpkins + slushies at this local favorite.

Tuttle Orchards | Open through Mon., Oct. 31 | Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | 5715 N. 300 W., Greenfield | Cost of purchase | After picking your own apples and pumpkins, enjoy the sunflower trail, corn maze, and Tractor Town Kid’s Area.

Anderson Orchards | Open through Mon., Oct. 31 | 8 a.m.-8 p.m. | 369 E. Greencastle Rd., Mooresville | Cost of purchase | Climb the oversized straw pile + choose from apple varieties like Mutsu, Scarlet Beauty, and Winesap.

Remember, tag us in your photos on Instagram during all your fall fun. 🧡

Disclaimer: Before heading out to one of these farms, orchards, or pumpkin patches, we recommend contacting them ahead of time just to make sure they are still fully stocked + operating. Some locations may close down operations once the pumpkins are gone.

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