Your Guide to Rocky Hollow Pumpkin Patch with Kids

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Rocky Hollow Pumpkin Patch (1)

Kent and Kaye Dyer purchased over 90 acres of family land a few years back, then spent the next few years wondering what to do with it. They built a venue for weddings, but it wasn’t until she saw families enjoying time together at a pumpkin patch that Kaye found her true vision for their land: a pumpkin patch where children around the area, including their own grandchildren, could come to both play and learn!

Here’s what you need to know:

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-6:30pm, Sunday 1-6:30pm

Price: $10/person + tax (ages 2 and under free), $8/seniors aged 60+, $8/military or veterans  *Mention “Rome GA with Kids” for a family discount!*

Location: 336 Rocky Hollow Rd,Cave Spring, Georgia

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Before you go:

  • Hours: Check the Rocky Hollow Pumpkin Patch Facebook page to check for modified hours and weather-related closures.
  • Food: If going on a weekday, pack a lunch or dinner to eat at one of the new picnic tables (some covered). Concessions are open on the weekends and include hot dogs, Bar B Que, pork rinds, boiled peanuts, kettle corn, chips, and sweet tea.

Concession Rocky HollowConcession stand and picnic area

IMG_3667Picnic area in the “Learning Barn”

  • Shoes: If you’re planning to actually pick a pumpkin from the patch (there are several to choose from up front that are already ready to go), wear close-toed shoes. Otherwise, have your child wear shoes that are easy to slip on and off for the various activities…but bring socks! The farm is spacious, so adults would benefit from wearing good walking shoes as well.
  • Strollers: The land is somewhat sloped and a little rocky  (hence the name Rocky Hollow). Strollers with larger rubber wheels (think jogging stroller) would work. Wagons are available for use throughout the land at no charge.IMG_3691
  • Though temps should be cooling off, it may still be a good idea to bring water.

 

Tips for the Farm:

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  • For Sale: After walking through a scenic covered bridge, you may want start at the “General Store,” complete with trendy wooden signs, decorative Indian corn, mums in a variety of colors, and old-fashioned candy for sale.
  • Pumpkins: Unlike some, this pumpkin patch actually has a pick-able pumpkins in a variety of sizes and colors (white, tiny, and “camo” green)!  If you plan to look on the vine, ask upon entering where to find the variety for which you are looking. Pumpkin prices are very affordable. Many good carving pumpkins were in the $5 range.

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  • Photo Ops: There are several spots for great Fall pictures around the farm. Dress the kids accordingly and bring your DSLR if you’re that type.
  • Activities: Your price of admission includes all activities. (It does not include concessions or pumpkins.) Ages 3-8 would likely have the most fun, though there are activities for all ages.

Take a look of what Rocky Hollow has to offer:

IMG_3670Bouncy castleIMG_3677Kids hay “maze” areaIMG_3672Bouncy toysIMG_3674LassoIMG_3678Big Jenga and football toss for bigger kidsIMG_3669Tractor-pulled hayride
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The corn pit is conveniently located under a pavilion at the “Learning Barn,” and next to the picnic tables!
IMG_3662It was a hit!

To the other side of the wedding venue…IMG_3680Pedal carsIMG_3686My personal favorite: a bouncy pillow
(This can get warm, so bring socks! Weight limit ~250 pounds)IMG_3688Animal barn with this adorable goat, and more animals on the way.

There is also a corn maze, photo op spots, and bubbles (on the weekends)!

Coming soon is an extreme pipeline slide!

Overall, Rocky Hollow is in it’s first year and is still in the process of building, but your money and time will be well spent, with just enough to do. The land was open and spacious, but the crowds were few, making my experience (visiting alone with three young children in tow) low stress. It certainly helped that Kaye and her family were so welcoming. Give Rocky Hollow a try!

**Attention School Groups:** Kaye is a retired teacher, and has created a Pumpkin Patch STEM lesson to be taught ahead of time with an activity at the Education Barn when you’re there! Contact her at (256) 475-3030 for more information.

 


32 thoughts on “Your Guide to Rocky Hollow Pumpkin Patch with Kids

  1. Thanks for the review! It’s great to have new options for the family and to know someone who has already been there and had a positive experience. It sounds like my family would love this!

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  2. Would love to bring my 4 grand children for a visit. We keep 3 of them every weekend and are always looking for something fun to do. Their ages are 1-7. I’m also a retired primary/elementary teacher! Would love to recommend to my teacher friends!

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  3. It would be such a blessing to be able to take my sweet littles. I’ve never even heard of it before. My oldest loves pumpkin patches and all things Halloween and my youngest hasn’t gotten the joy of experiencing them due to health problems. BUT this year he’s THRIVING so we’re so excited to let them experience it together for the first time 😍😍

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