Pumpkin picking season is here! Looking for a great place to go? Check out these local farms and patches!

As soon as there's a gust of crisp fall air, pumpkin patches come calling. A day on the farm hunting for that perfect pumpkin for baking, carving or decorating makes for a great day date with your family, gal pals, or significant other.

Many farms in South Jersey offer not only pumpkin picking, but other festive fall activities like hayrides, corn mazes, and seasonal treats.

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Here are some suggestions for pumpkin picking near you, and if there are any we missed that you know and love, please let us know in the comment box below!

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