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Papa's Pumpkin Patch

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Address: 5001 Fernwood Drive, Bismarck, ND 58503
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+1 701-222-1521

Celebrate the season at Papa's Pumpkin Patch, just 1.5 miles north of...

Celebrate the season at Papa's Pumpkin Patch, just 1.5 miles north of Bismarck, North Dakota, on River Road. Since 1983, thousands of people have made it tradition to come to Papa's! Let the kids run on the pumpkin-lined paths while you visit with friends over a slice of fresh pumpkin pie with whipped cream. There are dozens of photo opportunities, including the Great Pumpkin's Chair, zip lines, pedal carts, the famous Bale Maze, pony rides, Slide Mountain, pumpkin houses, Sebastian's train ride, hay rides, a pumpkin trebuchet and pumpkin cannon and more! We look forward to greeting you at Papa's. Want to know what's going on at Papa's right now? Visit Papa on Facebook at Papa's Pumpkin Patch & Papa's Polar Patch; or on Instagram and Twitter at PapasInBismarck.

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Wonderful place to go!

a great place run by a wonderful family~ friendly and inviting and always a fun time to be had! This is a great outing for family or school field trip

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bismarck, North Dakota
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a great place run by a wonderful family~ friendly and inviting and always a fun time to be had! This is a great outing for family or school field trip

Thank raiderwoman
Halliday ND
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Located in a large field outside of Bismarck off of river road. Great place to go to buy a pumpkin and just take the kids out to enjoy themselves. They have an outdoor maze and numerous simple attractions. I have seen better pumpkin celebrations but this one is nice enough.

Thank Rezboy
CTB5031, Owner at Papa's Pumpkin Patch, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review about Papa's Pumpkin Patch. It sounds like you've had the opportunity to visit other pumpkin patches, and we are always open to ideas and suggestions. Is there anything you've seen at other patches that you believe would add value for our guests at Papa's? If so, we'd appreciate your insight. Thanks again! More 

Bismarck, North Dakota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This attraction located outside of Bismarck north is amazing. The owners have had this attraction up year by year and filled with corn maze, cut outs for pictures, pumpkins to buy, concessions, people dressed up with Halloween costumes, sling shot booth, train rides. An absolute family attraction. This place also turns into a Winter Wonderland during Christmas time where you... More 

Thank gwtw1939
Bismarck, North Dakota
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Papa's Pumpkin Patch has become a yearly tradition. It is as if you walked into an Autumn Wonderland! You MUST try this place out in season; even if you aren't going to buy any pumpkins there are so many activities and fun things to do with friends and family.

Thank harperthompson
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I visited the Pumpkin Patch with my son and grandson. We had a lot of fun on our visit. Every activity at the patch is planned for the delight of children. The corn pool and swings were a favorite for my grandson. However, there is a plethora of activities from which to choose. They are closing for the season very... More 

Thank kdlc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Papa's Pumpkin Patch is one of our favorite family traditions! We go out to pick out our favorite pumpkins and take fall photos with family and our dogs. They have fun backdrops including the giant chair and hay bales and all the fall leaves, pumpkins and scarecrows. We love the memories made at Papa's Pumpkin Patch! Lots of kids activities... More 

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Minot, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visit this place during a really busy time. There were a lot of people. The place was crowded. I like that they have plenty of things to do from train rides for the kids to pony back riding. Very nice place it was worth to drive from Minot to Bismarck

Thank Fannifa
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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66 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Once you follow the signs to the patch it is an autumn delight of hay and pumpkins. Little kids fun and games, nice assortment of pumpkins, reasonable prices.

1 Thank Angela T
Bismarck, North Dakota
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our family visited the attraction over the weekend and we all (ages 7 - 56) enjoyed it very much. There are several rides, including live ponies, demonstrations of pumpkin launching by trebuchet and compressed air cannon, zip lines, and much more. Plus there are several large hay bales for the kids to climb on and great photo ops!

1 Thank MundaneTraveler
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This is an iconic family Fall outing for the whole family! From little babies to teens all the way to grandparents... Enjoy the scenery and fun! This is also an amazing photo backdrop for family pics and selfies!! We have family pictures from every year since 1995!! Hello Autumn:)

1 Thank Irrehs

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