This article is presented in partnership with Naturally Meramec.

Autumn in Missouri’s Meramec region is an amazing time. With its beautiful fall foliage, the region becomes a showplace — and a marketplace — of all things fall: gorgeous fall flowers, pumpkins, corn, apples, gourds, and other homegrown offerings.

Whether you are looking for a farmers’ market to buy local produce or searching for a family day trip that offers a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn pit, and caramel apples, the Meramec Region is an autumn-filled destination.

Speaking of pumpkins, ’tis the season, and they have a few. The Meramec Region has unique pumpkin patches that will bring out the kid in everyone, regardless of age. So take a look at the pumpkin trail and plan your adventure. To discover unique shops, restaurants, and surprises that are in close proximity, visit

For a more extensive autumn experience in the Meramec Region or for other trails that will create a journey through the Meramec Region, visit These trails offer experiences that cater to a wide variety of interests and showcase the unexpected wonders of the region and local producers selling locally made products. No matter where you are traveling from, the Meramec Region is sure to have the perfect destination for you and your family that will create an experience you will want to repeat again and again.

Points of Interest

1. Rowe Crop Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch 10766 Webster Road, Caledonia
2. Heartland Farms 8289 N. Service Road, Bourbon
3. Countryside Farm + Market 474 Shoemaker Road, Owensville
4. Maries Creek Farm 10327 Maries Road 614, Vienna
5. Pete’s Pumpkin Patch at Ledgeland Acres Farm 18385 S. Hwy. 63, Rolla
6. Storie’s Pumpkin Patch 25530 Republic Road, Waynesville
7. Still Waters Farm Pumpkin Patch 28891 Treeline Lane, Richland