NORTH HAVEN, CT — Many popular pumpkin patches are still open in the area, but they may have modified their operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The ongoing pandemic means many of the area's pumpkin patches have had to make significant adjustments to hours, regulations, and activities as they head into fall.
Thankfully, the coronavirus has only changed — not completely closed — your favorite pumpkin patch and its offerings this fall.
Below is a list of some of our favorite pumpkin patches in the North Haven area.
Hindinger Farm at 835 Dunbar Hill Rd. in Hamden. Open May 1 through Dec. 20; Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Closed on Mondays. "Since 1893, the Hindinger family has been farming this land in Hamden, Connecticut, and now, the family invites you to share with them this spectacular scenery, friendly atmosphere, and farm-fresh fruits and vegetables," according to their website.>>>Read more here.
Old Bishop Farm in Cheshire located at 500 South Meriden Road. "Lots of fall related items coming in every day, pumpkins of all varieties and sizes, mums and asters, straw bales, and scarecrows. Donuts, muffins and pies in the bakery. Apple Crumb Pie and Sunflower Chip ice cream, and pumpkin ice cream this weekend!"
Clover Nook Farm in Bethany located at 50 Fairwood Road. "Come on out to Clover Nook Farm for all your Fall decorations such as pumpkins, gourds, mums, cornstalk bundles, hay bales, and more! We also have free hayrides on weekends and a U-Pick pumpkin patch open every day of the week.".>>>Read more here.
Drazen Orchards at 251 Wallingford Road in Cheshire.
Norton Brothers Fruit Farm at 466 Academy Road in Cheshire.
Lyman Orchards at 32 Reeds Gap Rd. in Middlefield. "Lyman Orchards, now in its 278th year, is a family-favorite destination for Pick Your Own, our Farm market, championship and beginner golf and much more!">>>Read More.
Bishop's Orchards Farm Market at 1355 Boston Post Rd. in Guilford. "At our Farm Market located at 1355 Boston Post Road is our Pumpkin Patch and Ice Cream Stand," reads a post on their Facebook page. "Pick out the perfect pumpkin and bring it home with a frozen treat! The Pumpkin Patch closes at 6pm and Ice Cream Stand at 9pm. Call our 24/7 #pickyourown info line at 203-458-7425 for more details.">>>Read More.
If we missed your favorite pumpkin patch, be sure to share it with readers in the comments section.