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PHONE: 256.350.3500 / 800.648.5381

More Than Pumpkins to Pick at Belue Place Pumpkin Patch

Decatur, Ala. – Now that school is back in session, the fall season is just around the corner which means it is time for pumpkins and all things autumn. In celebration of the arrival of the fall season, the Belue Place Pumpkin Patch will open its gates for families to experience fall fun on the farm and find their perfect orange treasure to take home.

Belue Place Pumpkin Patch, situated in the northwestern Alabama town of Lexington, opens its gates the first Saturday in October, and on weekends throughout the month, families are invited to experience a little bit of farm life and to create an unforgettable experience picking pumpkins. 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, a donkey and guineas. 

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 $15 per person and provides access to all areas of the pumpkin patch, which includes 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