Nothing says fall on the farm like hayrides and wagon rides. Looking for a farm that offers hayrides? The farms on this list, in addition to other activities, offer hayrides or wagon rides. Some of these farms will charge separately for the hayride and some will be included in a general admission.
SPONSORED 864.305.1268 | 1515 Denver Road, Anderson, SC
2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites Finalist: Family-Friendly Farms
This 900-acre farm located just north of I-85 between Anderson and Clemson boasts one of the largest corn mazes in the southeast. In addition to the maze, they offer a wide assortment of activities including play areas, farm animals and a u-pick pumpkin patch. The activities are all covered under one admission price. Denver Downs Farm is open daily late September through mid-November.
Many Kids’ Activities- cow train, jumping pillow, zip line, and more!
864.895.2892 | 650 Fisher Road, Greer, SC
Primarily known for their incredible peaches, Fishers Orchard also grows apples that are available for picking in the fall (call for exact dates).
2022 season-opening date: Check their Facebook page to verify availability
The Pick-Your-Own Farm will have sporadic days to U pick apples beginning in Mid August.
They regularly post on their Facebook page when a U pick day will be held.
U-pick peaches in summer
U-pick apples in October
828.692.7930 | 3403 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock, NC
2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Outdoor Fun
2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Farms
A KAG reader favorite, Sky Top Orchard offers mountain views, ponds with ducks and geese, farm animals, play structures, and apple and fruit trees. Don’t miss the amazing apple cider donuts. Last year there were some concerns about Sky Top getting too crowded so maybe try to go during the week if you prefer smaller crowds.
2022 season-opening date: August 1st
Farm Store with Cider donuts
Gold Rush Gem Mine (new for 2022!)
864.243.3092 | 156 Cooley Bridge Road, Pelzer, SC
Open Thanksgiving Day, November 24 – 27.
In years past, this farm sold out of trees in early December, so please check with the farm before heading out. At May-Lan, you can cut your own tree or choose a pre-cut tree. Currently, there are not dates for December on their calendar.
General store offers hot chocolate, cider, marshmallow roasting (weather permitting) and other treats. As well as wreaths, garland, bows and more.
Christmas Tree Farm
864.969.7270 | 6600 SC Highway 92, Enoree, SC
Visit Stewart Farms for wagon rides, farm store, farm animals, honey bee observatory, the SC MAiZE, and a pumpkin patch. The 2022 Fall Season begins on Saturday, September 24th and ends October 30th.
Nighttime activities include Big Boo: Family-Friendly Haunted Maize and Nighttime Wagon Rides. These are offered on October 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, and 29th. While the Big Boo is family-friendly, it is not recommended for children under the age of 6.
2022 Homeschool Days are on September 27th and 28th
Corn Maize Cost:
Ages 6 & up: $8 + tax
Kids age 5 and under: Free
Big Boo Nighttime Corn Maize:
Ages 6 & up: $12 + tax
Wagon Ride Cost:
$5 + tax for day time ride
Ages 2 and under: Free
864.461.5353 | 3097 Highway 11 W, Chesnee, SC
Strawberry Hill USA, is a 115-acre strawberry farm and also grows summer squash, pumpkins, cantaloupe, and cucumbers. They have a cafe and ice cream parlor open year round. Fall activities include Cooley’s Corn Maze as well as both pre-picked pumpkins and still on the vine pumpkin patch! Fall Activities will be held every Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 17th – Nov, 4th, 2022 from 10 am – 6 pm.
Nights Maze (don’t forget to bring your flashlight!)
864.710.8779 | 2480 North Highway 11, West Union, SC
Located in West Union, Little Cane Creek Farm features a 4-acre corn maze, hayrides, children’s play area, pumpkin patch, and more. Each year the corn maze has a different theme. Little Cane Creek Farm’s 2022 fall season is October 1st – November 6th.
Children’s play space
828.513.0404 | 1126 Jeter Mountain Road, Hendersonville, NC
Jeter Mountain Farm is the result of more than 150 years of farming history in the Hunsader family. Located on 411 acres near Hendersonville and Brevard, this farm offers Choose N’ Cut Christmas Trees, plus u-pick includes berries, peaches, pumpkins, grapes, and over 20 varieties of apples. Be sure to check the Jeter Mountain Farm Harvest Calendar to see what’s ready for picking. Important to note for the tractor enthusiasts in your family, orchards are accessed via tractor ride!
2022 season-opening date: August 13th
U-pick Apples & other fruits according to season
Market with pre-picked apples, apple cider, apple cider donuts, and other goods
Hard Cider Tap Room
Covered play area including hay bales and corn boxes ($5 fee)
864.523.0123 | 350 Old Oak Drive, Seneca, SC
Located in Seneca, SC this family farm opened to public visitors in the Fall of 2022. The farm has over 22 acres total and produces apples, summer squash, blueberries, blackberries, and other fresh produce throughout Spring, Summer, and Fall which can be purchased at the farm store.
The farm offers activities for families on weekends in the fall through November.
Everything you need to know before your visit can be found in our KAG review of McLadke Orchards!
2022 season is now open until November 15th
Fall activities include:
Piglets, cows, donkeys, and goats to interact with
Hay bale maze
Water duck racing
Prices: $10 per person 3 and older; 2 and under are
Fall Festival Hours: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11:30 am to 8 pm
Farm Store Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 11:30 am to 8 pm