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PHONE: 256.350.3500 / 800.648.5381

A Bounty of Fun at the Belue Place Pumpkin Patch

Decatur, Ala. - This fall take the family to visit a working family farm in Lexington, Ala. for a bounty of fun at the Belue Place Pumpkin Patch.

Visitors are invited to the Belue Place, a working farm situated in northwestern Alabama. The Farm is opened to the public Saturdays and Sundays in October for families and the young at heart to enjoy a little bit of farm life. Children can take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick their very own pumpkin to take home. Other activities include a hay loft jump, cow train rides, tire mountain, horse tire swings, corn crib play area, hay tunnels to wander through, pumpkin painting and storytelling.

Animals abound at the Belue Place and may be petted by the interested or simply observed by the curious. The petting zoo inhabitants include baby goats, miniature horses, rabbits, pigs, chickens, baby chicks, ducks and guineas. 

The corn maze is a relatively new addition to Belue Place. Visitors enjoy the challenge and fun exploring the maze, and ongoing games like the corn maze crossword puzzle can make the experience even more enjoyable.

The Belue Place Pumpkin Patch is open Saturdays and Sundays in the month of October. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Admission is $12 per person and provides access to all areas of the pumpkin patch, which includes corn maze admission, one pumpkin per person and all activities. 

Belue Place Pumpkin Patch is located at 700 County Road 513 in Lexington, Ala. For more information, visit or call 256.366.6277.

About Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA)
AMLA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the travel industry within the 16 northernmost counties of the state.  It is supported by 500-plus members consisting of chambers of commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, attractions, campgrounds, festivals, communities, counties, golf courses, restaurants, tour operators, accommodations, vendors, financial institutions and individuals.  Counties included within the AMLA region are Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston. Additional information on North Alabama destinations, accommodations and special events is available from AMLA by calling 800.648.5381 or by visiting their web site at