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Papa's Pumpkin Patch

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Address: 5001 Fernwood Drive, Bismarck, ND 58503-9017
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+1 701-222-1521
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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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Great field trip or a personal visit place-take your Christmas pics here too!

We visited here in October as part of a homeschool field trip. It was really a lot of fun for everyone from 3-18. There are special places set up for photographs and many... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
North Dakota
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We visited here in October as part of a homeschool field trip. It was really a lot of fun for everyone from 3-18. There are special places set up for photographs and many opportunities to take family pictures here as well. Small concessions and pumpkin buying are on the grounds as well as lots of stuff for kids to do... More 

1 Thank MyPrairieGirl
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The Fall season wouldn't be complete without a trip here. There is always so much fun things for the kids to do. New things added each year. Prices are very reasonable. Great for all age groups!

1 Thank myblessings
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Our two year old had such a great time here! There was so much for him to do. Everyone was so friendly!

1 Thank Amanda E
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Papa's Pumpkin Patch is a great way to spend a lazy fall day with your family. They have numerous slides, castles etc made from large square hay bales for the kids to play on, pony rides, wagon rides, treats, and don't forget to purchase the perfect pumpkin(s) for your Halloween jack-o-lantern. Only open in the fall

1 Thank a57dak
Minot, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Papa's Pumpkin Patch has become my family's newest fall favorite. We visited last fall when the weather was still nice, and we had the time of our lives. Even my teen boys had fun climbing, exploring, and pumpkin-picking. The place covers tons of area, has lots to do, is pet-friendly, and also offers great snacks and drinks. We'll be back... More 

1 Thank Kelly B
Bismarck, North Dakota
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to take your little people. Every year they add more picture perfect props. My kids are teenagers now, but we still make the time to go and take my great nephew. It's an affordabe family outing for even the largest of families.

1 Thank Dodgelover
Bismarck, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Fun place to spen some time outdoors in the fall..great place to get your pumpkins. Great spots for pictures. Pumpkin launcher is fine to watch. When we went the wasps had became hard to deal with. Also the pumpkin cookies are a joke, Store bought junk. I would pay much more for something home made.

Thank Powderburner
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This is a wonderful fun spot to take the family. We took our kids there when they were little and have many great pictures. Now our kids are grown up and are taking their little ones because of their great memories. Fun - Wonderful - Family Fun

1 Thank Doc1506
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Papas pumpkin patch is a really cute and fun place to visit. Lots of activities for kids such as a mini zipline, pony rides and lots and lots of pumpkins. Lots of play areas made out of hay bales and huge tires. It was a fun trip and inexpensive as well!

1 Thank Christie A
Bismarck, North Dakota
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

So much to see and do! What a wonderful place to spend an afternoon with family and friends! We took a horse-drawn ride, played in the corn crib, climbed on the dead old tree, rode the horses, and had such a fun-filled afternoon in the sun. We enjoyed it so much, we went back the next weekend! The kids LOVE... More 

1 Thank KayJay82

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