A pumpkin at Bishop's Pumpkin Patch in Wheatland. Photo by Eric M. Martin/Flickr.
Looking for that perfect pumpkin? News10's Facebook followers know where you might find it: Bishop's Pumpkin Patch in Wheatland.
"Bishop's hands down!!" Mickey Dillon wrote in a comment on our Facebook page. His comment was similar to most of the 300 responses we received when we recently asked our followers to name their favorite northern California pumpkin patch.
"Bishop's Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland, CA is family friendly and sell(s) the best pumpkin cake with frosting," Kris McGraw wrote. Autumn Foster called Bishop's "The only one I will take my family to!"
Two other local pumpkin patches also were cited repeatedly by fans on Facebook.com/news10.
"Fog Willow in Wilton!!!!" wrote Sherri L. Crumpacker. "Small, great selection and lots for kids to do!! It's all about the country life there. Not scaring kids."
Janai Godfrey, meanwhile, called Dell' Osso Farms in Lathrop "the best.
"Me and my husband take (our) family every year. It's a family tradition," she wrote.
News10 has created an interactive map and database with hours, addresses and more information about 17 local pumpkin patches you may want to check out. Find them at the link below.
MAP: Find a local pumpkin patch