Fall means pumpkin season! One of the most authentic experiences you can do with the whole family is picking pumpkins yourself from a pumpkin patch. If you're looking to get outdoors and find the perfect pumpkin for carving, here are the pumpkin patches around Springfield that are open this year!

Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park

Photo courtesy of @morgan_ladyman

Photo courtesy of @morgan_ladyman

For a pumpkin patch with all the trimmings, Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park can be spotted a mile away with the big red barn. While picking pumpkins, stop by the barn to see your favorite farm animals as well getting lost in the corn maze.

Dates: September 30 to October 30. Check their Facebook page for more information.

Address: 3825 W. Farm Rd. 146, Springfield, MO 65807

Fieth Family Farm

Near Bolivar sits Fieth Family Farm. Not only can you purchase pumpkins but you can also get beautiful potted mums for just a few dollars. Check out the farm animals and don't forget to take a picture near the hay bale photo op.

Dates: Late September to Early November. Check their Facebook page for opening days.

Address: 1663 E. 490th Rd, Bolivar, MO 65613.

Onward Acres

Photo courtesy of @onwardacres.

Photo courtesy of @onwardacres.

(Cover photo by Abigail Derrick)

For a pumpkin patch with all the trimmings, Onward Acres is about 30 miles west of Springfield. Pick dozens of varieties of pumpkins including orange, white and even pink pumpkins! Spend the rest of the day in the hay maze, corn cribs and animal pens. Don't forget to check out pumpkin bowling and the pumpkin catapult. See their Facebook page at @onwardacresllc and Instagram @onwardacres.

Dates: September 26 to October 31

Address: 4176 State Hwy M, Miller, MO 65707

Gunter Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze

A family-owned dairy farm and pumpkin patch in southwest Missouri, Grunter Farms has all the fall favorites. Pick your own pumpkins straight from the vine and afterward, wander through the large corn maze.

Dates: Late September to Late October. Check their website for more information.

Address: 1148 State Hwy WW, Conway, MO 65632

Pickin' Patch Farm

Photo courtesy of @emgascoigne7

Photo courtesy of @emgascoigne7

Wander over to Pickin' Patch Farm in Marionville to pick your own pumpkins. Rather than pay for the number of pumpkins you bring to the register, you pay by the weight. Enjoy a hayride through the fields and end the afternoon off with a few rounds in the corn maze.

Dates: Late September to Late October. Check their Facebook page for more information.

Address: 22813 Hwy Zz, Marionville, MO 65705

Campbell's Maze Daze

Enjoy fall festivities from bonfires to corn mazes to hayrides and pumpkins at Campbell's Maze Daze near Clever, Missouri. Wander the fields for pick your own pumpkins to take home with you. Check out their website for admission rates.

Dates: September 26 to October 31

Address: 177 Carob Rd. Clever, MO 65631