Fall season would never be complete without pumpkin spice lattes, falling leaves, Halloween, and intricate corn mazes. Maybe you’ve gone to a few mazes in your lifetime or you may not have gone to one ever.
Well, regardless of whether you’re a newbie or a total corn maze pro, you’re going to have a lot of fun figuring out how to get through and out of one. So, here are some of the best corn mazes in the United States that you simply have to try.
And remember, don’t get frustrated if you wind up going in circles for hours. That’s part of the fun!
And don’t miss these best pumpkin patches in the US!
Carpinito Brothers, Kent, Washington
The Pacific Northwest is home to plenty of amazing pumpkin patches and corn mazes. A couple of popular mazes are at Craven Farm and Bob’s Corn, however, the corn maze at Carpinito Brothers in Kent, Washington is truly awesome.
They change the theme of the maze each year and this year for 2020 they’re celebrating the new hockey team coming to Seattle, Kraken. This giant sea monster maze even as 8′ wide paths to help guests spread out!
They’re open from September 25th through October 31st. This is a daylight maze so the last admission is at 5:30 pm.
For a night maze with flashlights, check out Craven Farm.
Hidden Trails Corn Maze, West Salem, Wisconsin
The Hidden Trails Corn Maze offers 4 challenging corn mazes, two of which have a mystery to solve. There’s also a pumpkin patch, weekend wagon rides and farm animals.
Visit the Play Yard area and enjoy 25 games and activities like the 40’ double Culvert Slide, the Human Hamster Wheels, the Circle of Drums, and so much more.
They’re open from September 5 to November 1, 2020, but check out their official site to get all the info you need before you visit. https://m.hiddentrailscornmaze.com/visit.htm
Cool Patch Pumpkins, Dixon, California
The Cool Patch Pumpkins is home to a world record 60-plus acre corn maze. They change it up every year, so if you’ve been here before, chances are you won’t recognize the maze as it is now. It’s pretty challenging too, so get ready to have a LOT of nerve-wracking fun.
They also have pedal cars, hayrides, and a pumpkin patch featuring a ton of edible and non-edible squash, gourds and pumpkins.
They’re open from September 27 to October 31, 2020.
Connors Farm, Danvers, Massachusetts
Connor Farm offers a 7-acre corn maze. But there are also farm-themed play areas in October like the Haunted Farm, which offers a 30-minute walking trail through a horror filled forest full of things that go bump in the night.
You can also tackle the maze at night with flashlights from September 25, 2020, till October 31st, 2020. This maze can take 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete but it’s so much fun!
Denver Downs Farm Corn Maze, Anderson, South Carolina
Denver Downs Farm offers a 12-acre challenging maze. You’ll have to make your way through the treacherous turns of this maze if you hope to find 12 hidden checkpoints. You can also grab a flashlight and explore the maze by night for a more spooktacular experience.
The kids will enjoy other fun activities such as milking a fake cow, playing in a corn box, petting farm animals, and playing some farm football and soccer. And you haven’t lived until you’ve gone pumpkin bowling!
They’re open from September 26 to November 15, 2020.
Richardson Adventure Farm, Spring Grove, Illinois
Richardson Adventure Farm offers a 700’ zip line, wagon rides, pig races, a pumpkin patch, and of course a maze. Their corn maze offers 28 acres of corn crops and 10 miles of trails.
It’s considered one of the world’s largest and most interactive corn maze! The challenge is to look for 24 hidden checkpoints not shown on the map.
And don’t forget to ride inside a giant 11’ ball in ORBiting! You can also enjoy giant slides and pedal carts too.
They’re open from September 12 to November 8, 2020. So go join the adventure.
Heartland Country Corn Maze, Harrisburg, South Dakota
At Heartland Country Corn Maze, you and the family can take a walk through the natural environment provided by the corn. Their 11-acre maze is carved out of corn stalks.
Head out with a list of questions and a map, and look for the hidden checkpoint to receive a treat from the Concession Barn. And if you’re feeling bold, try getting through the maze at night with nothing but a flashlight and the moonlight.
And if you’re ready for a scare, head to the maze on October 30th or 31st to journey through their terrifying haunted corn maze.
They’re opened from August 7 to October 25, 2020 for the standard corn maze.
Great Vermont Corn Maze, Danville, Vermont
Great Vermont Corn Maze provides the largest Maze in the region. The BIG Maze offers 24 acres and takes about 2 1/2 hours to get through. You can also opt for the Scenic Maze which is a 40-minute hike through the Big Maze.
And on the first two Friday and Saturday nights in October, you can enjoy a mile-long hike through a haunted cornfield and buildings full of animatronics, live actors, and scary special effects in Dead North – Farmland of Terror.
This corn maze closes early in the season, they’re open from August 1st to October 12th. An online reservation is required for this event and to visit the corn maze.
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm, Ronks, Pennsylvania
At Cherry Crest, you get to experience butter making demonstrations, country pig races, rubber ducky races, a straw bale maze, and the amazing 5-acre maize maze.
You can also come face to face with a variety of reptiles with Jungle John’s Reptile Show on September 26, 2020. And make sure to hang out on November 7 for the Pumpkin Madness Festival to smash, throw, bowl, drop and carve pumpkins.
They’re open from June 20 until November 7, 2020.
Treworgy Family Orchards, Levant, Maine
At Treworgy Family Orchards, you’ll find plenty of twists and turns in their spectacular corn maze. You’ll get a special map with riddles to figure your way out. Once you get to the center, sign your name on the Hall of Fame Board.
And once you complete the maze, you’ll bring your ticket to the café and get a free kiddie vanilla, chocolate or twist soft-serve ice cream cone.
The Orchards also offer a petting zoo and hayrides. Don’t forget to check their site for special events like goat cuddling and their pie making workshop. Before you go, don’t forget to fill a bag with Cortland or McIntosh apples or pick a pumpkin.
Treinen Farm, Lodi, Wisconsin
Treinen Farm offers spectacular corn mazes that, according to their site, are “part art installation, part outdoor game, part social experiment.” For 2020, their corn maze is a nod to the “most resilient animal on the planet.”
You and the family can take a hike and explore the woods and hillside or have the kids climb trees, build forts or enjoy the Ice Age Rocks Boulder Climber, the Molehill Mountains, double 40-foot tube slides, tire climbers and spooky caves and so much more. Or visit their two pumpkin patches to find the perfect one amongst thousands of pumpkins.
They’re opened from August 8 till November 8, 2020.
Happy Day Farm, Manalapan, New Jersey
At Happy Day Farm, you and the family will be able to navigate your way through a 10-acre corn maze in search of each square on your Maize-O-Poly game board.
You can also text the farm’s intelligent question master as he texts back questions about the corn maze. If you answer correctly, he’ll offer you hints on which way to turn in the maze.
And there are other fun activities included with admissions like Tire Mountain, Tractor Ride, Tug-O-War, the Fun Slide, Hay Maze, Corn Tunnel, and pumpkin bowling.
They’re opened from September 12 until October 25, 2020.
Did your favorite corn maze in the US make my list? Comment below if you know of one that should be included!