Family-Friendly Fall Attractions in Saratoga NY

It’s autumn in the Adirondacks and Ellms Family Farm is the place to be! With acres of fun fall activities and more than 40 attractions for kids of all ages, it’s the perfect way to spend a fall day. Take a scenic ride on the trolley, find the perfect pumpkin in our pick-your-own pumpkin patch, and enjoy dozens of fall things to do within a short drive of Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park and Albany NY. From the corn mazes to the cider donuts, there’s truly something for everyone at Ellms Family Farm.

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Aerial view of the Amazing Maize Corn Maze

Amazing Maize Corn Maze

Take advantage of this unique outdoor family fun activity as you journey through the field of this incredible crop while you solve the interactive corn maze puzzle.

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All Ages
Low ropes challenge course at Ellms Family Farm

Low Ropes Challenge Course

Navigate your way through the steps, loops, planks, bridges, ladders and more!

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Ages 4 and Up
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Ziplines

Zip into family fun with our five new ziplines located right next to our new Low Ropes Course!

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Ages 6 - 12
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Farm Animals

Come visit our Animal Row at Ellms Family Farm in Saratoga County! The whole family can interact with popular Farm animals

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Gemstone Mining

Do you have a future geologist or treasure hunter on your hands? If your child enjoys exploring the land for unique and interesting rocks, they will love our gemstone mining!

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Chicken Show

Come one, come all to the amazing robotic Chicken show!

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Mini Excavators

For the diggers…a great opportunity for all ages to operate their own construction equipment.  An excavator to move piles of stone just like you’re digging a foundation.  Kids love it and so do adults.

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Ages 3 and Up
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MooMooChooChoo

The perfect ride for some of our younger farmer’s-in-training! Hop into our converted cow train and enjoy a loop around our Kiddie Corn Maze. Parent’s are welcome too! 

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Tug-Of-War

Test your strength and strategic thinking with Tug-of-War on the farm! This attraction, new for 2017, is a great family and team building activity that’s a lot of fun for kids and adults alike.

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Jumping Pillow

Come and jump on the biggest pillow in the Capital Region! This outdoor activity at our Saratoga County farm will delight kids of all ages!

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48” and up
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Jump Pad

Looking for things to do outdoors with the family? Head over to Ellms Family Farm and enjoy our Pumpkin Pad and new Apple Pad!

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42" and Up
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Jump Park

Are you looking for fun fall activities your kids will love? Get your kids to unplug and enjoy the fresh air at our fun jump park. Jumping is a blast with these super-huge, super bouncy inner tube jungle gyms.

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Apple Cannons

Take your best shot with our awesome Apple Cannons! Apples available for purchase to test our your skills!

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Pumkin Race Course - Fall Activity at Ellms Farm in Saratoga

The Great Pumpkin Race

Ellms Farm has so many fun things to do in the fall, and the Great Pumpkin Race is a crowd favorite where you can imagine yourself as a game piece!

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Challenge Ropes Course

Take your experience at the farm to a new level with our Challenge Ropes Course! Designed for kids ages 5 – 12, our unique outdoor ropes course features a combination of eight games and challenges located a few feet off the ground.

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Ages 6 - 12
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Pumpkin Patch

Finding just the right Halloween pumpkin patches in Saratoga Springs, Albany or Upstate NY where you can pick your own pumpkins is easy – just visit us at Ellms Family Farm!

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Pumpkin Express

ALL A-B-O-A-R-D-!! Join in on the fall fun in Upstate NY and climb aboard our trackless Pumpkin Express train as it navigates around our farm. If you have a child who loves trains, this is an affordable fall activity you don’t want to miss!

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Mazes Galore

Corn Mazes for Kids of all ages featuring the No Left Turn Maze, Storybook Maze, Hedge Maze, Finger Maze and Kiddie Corn Maze.

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Pedal Carts

We have three different tracks to accommodate various age groups.

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Rollercoasters

Listen to the giggles as the kids coast along the gravity powered tracks found around different areas on the farm. 

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Ages 2 - 8
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Slides

What kid doesn’t enjoy the rush and exhilaration of a good slide? Ellms Family Farm took it a step further by giving your child five exciting and fun slides to choose from in our free-play area.

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Baseball pitching game, a fall activity at Ellms Family Farm in Saratoga

Sports Center

Our sports center is a favorite for sports enthusiasts of any age! Parents and children alike can enjoy the various activities our sports center offers.

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Who’s Your Scarecrow

This fall fun farm version of the game, Guess Who, is easy to play and suitable for little kids and big kids! Each game is self-directed and lasts around 5 minutes.

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Box of Kernels

If you like sandboxes, you will love our Kernel box. Kids of all ages can play, dig and enjoy the Box of Kernels!

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Duck Races

Enjoy some good old fashioned farm competition while you race your rubber ducky across the slide by pumping the the water into the basin.

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Tube Gliders

Climb on, slide through, walk around or all of the above. Test your balance and skill on our tube gliders which are located by all of our fun slides!

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Pumpkin Bowling

Grab a pumpkin and give it your best roll to strike out all of the pins in our awesome pumpkin bowling lane!

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Sound Garden

Channel your inner musician and create some of farmtastic tunes with the help of our Sound Garden instruments made of up of all sorts of fun tools turned instruments!

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Paintball Range in Saratoga at Ellms Family Farm

Paintball Range

Practice your paintball skills and visit our range where you can enjoy hitting fun targets with paintball. **Additional charge for range. 

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Tether Ball

Have a friendly game of Tether Ball at two of our poles located in different parts of the Farm!

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Tire Henge

Crawl through or climb on top of our Tire Henge row made up of Tractor tires!

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Tire Mountain

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Trolley

Jump on our Trolley to enjoy a beautiful tour around the farm while being pulled by one of our trusty tractors. Fun for all ages!

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Letter Blocks

Build and spell with our giant Letter Blocks over in the Block Party Zone!

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Blue Blocks

Think it and build it! Enjoy building with our Blue Blocks over in the Black Zone Party Zone.

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2 - 10
Pete's Pirate Ship at Ellms Farm

Pete’s Pirate Ship

Ahoy! Pirate Pete's ship came ashore on the Farm! Play on the ship like a First Matey!

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Band Stage

Nothing goes better with family fun then some great music - we are so pleased to announce the Farm stage is open and we will be welcoming great local talent all season long!

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3D Scavenger Hunt

Play the Farm Games Augmented Reality Scavenger Hunt and help Old MacDonald rescue his animals.

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Hay Climb and Obstacle Course

Calling all our junior farmers to have a climb and challenge in our hay climb and obstacle course area!

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