Fall Attractions

Fall Attractions at Donaldson Farms

Fall at Donaldson Farms is a great time of year with numerous things to do for you and your family or group.

Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 6pm; Sunday 8am -5pm
All hours are weather dependent.

Corn Maze

Corn Maze - Hackettstown, NJ9-acres of fun that the kids will love!

Our 2018 maze is “Brighten Someone’s Day” and YOU could be the one to design it! Click here to learn about our 2018 Corn Maze Design Contest! We are also pleased to share that $1 from every corn maze ticket purchased this season will benefit Tomorrows Children’s Fund!

Monday thru Saturday 8am – 4:30pm
Sundays 8am – 4pm.




Hayrides - Hackettstown, NJEnjoy the exceptional views that fall offers while visiting Donaldson Farms. Don’t forget your camera for a scenic ride at the farm!

Hayrides to our pumpkin and apple fields:
Weekends and Columbus Day approx. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Scenic Hayrides:
Weekends in October and Columbus Day approx. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.




PYO RaspberriesPick your own raspberries, typically available through the end of September, or browse our Farm Market for pre-picked berries, other farm-grown produce, and more! Strawberries will begin in late May/early June 2018.

HOURS: Daily – up to a half hour before closing [see current hours]

PYO Berries Info
Berry Crop Conditions Update


Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins & Indian Corn

PYO Pumpkins & Indian CornOn weekdays, you are welcome to grab a wheelbarrow and walk to our fields to pick your own Pumpkins, Gourds and Indian Corn. On weekends and Columbus Day, you can take a Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch from approximately 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Update 11/7/17: Pumpkin Patch is closed for the season, but we still have many pumpkins and Indian Corn available at our Farm Market.

HOURS: Daily – up to a half hour before closing [see current hours]

PYO Pumpkins & Indian Corn Info
Crop Condition Update


Pick-Your-Own Apples

PYO Pumpkins & Indian CornPick your own apples from the orchard! Apple picking is typically available mid-September through mid-November! Enjoy healthy and delicious apples that are locally-grown.

Crop Update 11/7/17: We’re still picking and our orchard is loaded with juicy, sweet and tart apples including Fuji, Pink Lady, Macoun, Liberty, Jonagold, Empire and many more. 

HOURS: Daily – up to a half hour before closing [see current hours]

PYO Apples Info
Crop Condition Update

Corn Cannon

Ready, set, shoot! Who’s the best shot in your family? Try your aim!

Available October weekends and Columbus Day approximately 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (closed for the season)

Duck Races

Duck Races


Try your hand at old-fashioned pumps and see if you can get your duck to the finish line first.

Available daily – closed for the winter season




Farm Animals

Farm Animals

Visit our friendly farm animals including a calf, pigs, chickens, and goats.

Available daily – closed for the winter season





Pony Rides

Pponies rides for kids - Hackettstown, NJ

Bring the kids to the farm to take a ride on Sunny – and don’t forget your camera!

Available weekends in June, October and Columbus Day approximately 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

$5 per Pony Ride