October 4, 2017

Pumpkin Patch season is here

Fall actives near Terrebonne

Fall is here and with it pumpkin patches and corn mazes. There are two well known ranches east of Terrebonne that offer unique experiences. DD Ranch has a home style atmosphere while Smith Rock Ranch is a little larger and has the "Corn Maize." 

The DD Ranch Pumpkin Patch and other activities at the ranch will remain open until October 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3836 NE Smith Rock Way, Terrebonne. Activities include Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Kids Corral, DD Dirt Express and Cowboy Arcade. Admission and parking is free.  

Smith Rock Ranch opened its Fall Festivities Sept. 30. Along with the pumpkin patch, Smith Rock Ranch offers a corn maize, market, and petting zoo. The ranch is open for operation: Pumpkin Patch/Harvest Market – Tuesday-Friday 12-6 p.m. ,  Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; The Maize – Friday 12-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and Activities – Friday 12-6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at 1250 NE Wilcox Avenue, Terrebonne. 

 The DD Ranch Pumpkin Patch during its opening day Sept. 30. (Colby Brown/Spokesman  photo) 
Pumpkin pickers select the plumpest fall time squash at the DD Pumpkin Patch Sept. 30.  (Colby Brown/Spokesman  photo)

A sunflower at the DD Ranch Sept 30.  (Colby Brown/Spokesman  photo)

Ponies await eager riders at the DD Pumpkin Patch Sept. 30. (Colby Brown/Spokesman  photo)

A children's play area at the DD Pumpkin Patch Sept. 30.  (Colby Brown/Spokesman  photo)

A large pumpkin awaits its fate on the edge of the pumpkin patch at Smith Rock Ranch which opened its Fall Festivities Sept. 30.

The pumpkin patch at Smith Rock Ranch with Smith Rock State Park in the background, Sept. 30. (Colby Brown/Spokesman  photo)

A horse and its foal at Smith Rock Ranch Sept. 30.  (Colby Brown/Spokesman  photo)

The entry and exit of the Corn Maize at Smith Rock Ranch, Sept. 30.  (Colby Brown/Spokesman  photo)

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