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Papa's Pumpkin Patch

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Address: 5001 Fernwood Drive, Bismarck, ND 58503-9017
Phone Number:
+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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Highlight of our fall!

To say our family loved our time at Papa's is an understatement!! We did it all, I think if that's possible. We rode zip lines, ate pie, went on the horse drawn carriage, my son... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bismarck, North Dakota
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

To say our family loved our time at Papa's is an understatement!! We did it all, I think if that's possible. We rode zip lines, ate pie, went on the horse drawn carriage, my son took the kiddie train, played in the corn crib, and of course bought pumpkins. We went in the Midco day where Midco sponsored free entry... More 

Thank AbbeyReynolds
Bismarck, North Dakota
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family has been going to Papa's Pumpkin Patch the past 6 years and have a great time picking our pumpkins and enjoying watching the kids have a good time. I would suggest all families to visit and make this a family tradition.

Thank Keith L
Mandan, North Dakota, United States
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I do daycare and was a preschool teacher and I lovemaking papas pumpkin patch an annual field trip. They are always so accommodating and every year there's something new to see and do. My kids always ask their parents to bring them there even after they've been there already once. Would highly recommend it

Thank Teresa A
Bismarck, North Dakota
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

fun seasonal place to take kids in fall, pick out pumpkins, take fun photos, hay rides. There is also some really good seasonal snacks and other fun stuff to enjoy as well.

Thank roamawaywithus
Bismarck, North Dakota
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 15 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
Reviewed 30 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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72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 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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