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6th Annual Youth Ranch Pumpkin Patch

Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches 6th Annual Pumpkin Patch October 2023

We are excited to welcome visitors back to the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches for our 6th annual Pumpkin Patch presented by First Community Bank!

photo courtesy of www.amandafarris.org

Each year, our staff and children work to transform the Ranch into a fall wonderland that is fun for the whole family!

Admission is only $10 and includes one pumpkin per visitor and free access to all of these fun activities: 

  • Barrel Train Ride
  • Enchanted Forest
  • Hay Ride
  • Bouncy Houses
  • Inflatable Maze
  • Petting Zoo
  • Corn Pit
  • Inflatable Obstacle Course

We will also have face painting, cookie decorating, carnival games and SO MUCH more!

Our beautiful 600 acre campus offers many opportunities for beautiful fall photos with the whole family, and we’ll also have some fun photo spots set up for the kids!

Hours of Operation

Beginning October 7, 2023
Wednesday-Friday: by Group Reservation Only
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: 1pm – 4pm


Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranch
100 Saint Vincent Place, Batesville
Directions: The ASYR is located just west of Batesville, near the community of Bethesda out Highway 106. Follow highway signs to Arkansas Sheriffs Ranch down Earnheart Road and turn right onto Saint Vincent Place for parking.


  • $10 Admission per visitor available at the gate, includes 1 pumpkin and access to all activities.
  • Children 2 years of age and younger are FREE.
  • Weekday rates available for groups of 20 or more only by RSVP.
  • Credit and debit cards are accepted.

And the best part? 

All net proceeds from the Pumpkin Patch benefit the mission of the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches, which provides safe, healthy, and loving homes for Arkansas children.  You can also support the ASYR by making a one-time gift or set up a monthly contribution by clicking here.


Volunteers Needed!

Would you or your group like to volunteer? We are scheduling volunteers for weekend shifts. Contact Alyssa Stark (870) 793-6841 ext 303 or email alyssa@youthranches.com with questions or to start volunteering.



Presenting Sponsor

Activity Sponsors

  • FutureFuel Chemical Company
  • Littlefield Oil Company
  • Precise Heating Air & Electrical
  • Southern Bank

Patch Supporters

  • Batesville Area Chamber of  Commerce
If you would like to support this event by becoming a sponsor, please contact Matthew Cleveland (501) 940-3440 or email matt@youthranches.com. Or click here to make a gift.

About @YouthRanches

The Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches provide a loving, safe place to call home for children across Arkansas. Founded in 1976 by Arkansas sheriffs, ASYR has been home to more than 2,300 boys and girls from every corner of the state.