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Here’s 8 places you can go to get a fall fix
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Photo by Jasmine Coro, Unsplash.

Temperatures are dropping alongside red and brown leaves, and it’s time to break out the jean jackets, marshmallows for roasting and pumpkin-carving tools.

It’s fall, y’all, so here’s some activities in and around Forsyth County you and your friends and family can enjoy.

Bottoms Tree Farm

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Bottoms Tree Farm will be hosting a myriad of fall activities this year including a five-acre corn maze. Photo courtesy Bottoms Tree Farm.

Make your way through a five-acre corn maze, pick out some perfect pumpkins and eat yummy autumnal treats at Bottoms Tree Farm this fall.

Price: $12 per person. Children 4 and under are free.

When: 3-8 p.m., Fridays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays. From Sept. 23 to Oct. 29.

Where: 5880 John Burruss Road, Cumming

Contact: 706-429-3173;

Henderson's Lakeside Farm

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Stop by Henderson's Lakeside Farm for photo and sunflower u-pick opportunities.

Stop by for photos in a bright field of sunflowers at this farm by the lake. U-pick opportunities for sunflowers and pumpkins will be available as well.

Price: $25 parking fee to explore trails and take photos; $1 for each U-pick stem; $10 for an all-you-can-pick cup.

When: 3-8 p.m., Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays; 1-7 p.m., Sundays. Opening on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Where: 3040 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming

Contact: 612-396-7165;

Warbington Farms

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Photo courtesy of Warbington Farms.

Wander through a corn maze after strolling through a pumpkin-lined patch at Warbington Farms. The farm also offers a fun park for the kids and hayrides.

Price: Call 770-889-1515 for pricing and season pass availability.

When: Visit for hours through Nov. 5.

Where: 5555 Crow Road, Cumming

Contact: 770-889-1515;

Kinsey Family Farm

Kinsey Family Farm was among the farms that received a conditional-use permit in November for the purposes of agritourism. - photo by By Scott Rogers

Pick up the perfect pumpkins and other gourds to make fantastic fall flavors at Kinsey Family Farm.

Price: Call 770-887-6028 for pricing.

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Closed Sundays. Open from Oct. 1-31.

Where: 7170 Jot-Em Down Road, Gainesville

Contact: 770-887-6028;

House of Four Scythes Haunted Attraction

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The House of Four Scythes haunted attraction opens Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Cumming Fairgrounds. Proceeds from the event benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. - photo by Sabrina Kerns

Get spooked at Forsyth County’s very own haunted house. Get lost inside the mansion and Clown Town if you dare.

Price: $20-25 per person. Tickets are separate from fair admission/ride tickets.

When: Visit for hours through Oct. 29.

Where: Horton Hall at the Cumming Fairgrounds, 235Castleberry Road, Cumming

Contact: 678-341-0920;

Cumming Country Fair Festival

FCN Cumming Country Fair & Festival 7 101718

The fair is back this year for more fall nights filled with rides, funnel cakes and memories with friends and family.

Info: Visit for hours from Oct. 6-16 and pricing/admission specials.

Where: 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming


Uncle Shucks Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

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Uncle Shuck's. Photo by Erica Jones.

Everything fall can be found at Uncle Shucks: a 15-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, corn canyon and bonfires.

Info: Open every Friday and Saturday night in October. Visit for more information about pricing.

Where: 125 Bannister Road, Dawsonville

Contact: 770-772-6223;

Burt’s Pumpkin Farm

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Photo courtesy of Burts Pumpkin Farm.

Get lost in a sea of orange, surrounded by pumpkins at Burt’s Pumpkin Farm.

Price: Admission is free. Hayride tickets are $6 per person with children age 2 and under free.

When: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily in October.

Where: 5 Burt’s Pumpkin Farm Road, Dawsonville

Contact: 706-265-3701;