As hard as it is to believe, it’s almost that time again! Halloween is just weeks away and many teens and adults are searching for a good scare. If you’re wondering where to take your family and friends for a fun night but one that also provides a freakishly frightful experience, you’ve come to the right place. These are several of the best-haunted corn mazes in the country that are certainly worth a visit.
And don’t miss checking out some of the best pumpkin patches in the US!
1. Kersey Valley Spookywoods Haunted Attraction
Archdale, North Carolina
Without a doubt, Kersey Valley Spookywoods is one of the most popular haunted corn mazes in the entire country, and for good reason. Guests can wander through 10 acres of spooky corn, and try to find their way out of the maze while enjoying some scares from the live actors that are lurking around. Just be sure to avoid the cursed scarecrow that may be wandering about.
Besides the corn maze of fear, there are plenty of other activities and things to enjoy at Kersey Valley Spookywoods, including a creepy mineshaft and an old haunted graveyard. If you’re looking for something to do on Saturday nights during those cold fall nights, then thrill seekers will love this haunted attraction.
2. AZ Field of Screams
Do you dare to wander in the dark lost in a scary and perhaps haunted corn maze? If the answer is yes, then you need to check out AZ Field of Screams in Glendale, Arizona. This spooky corn maze is massive, and guests must find their way through over 10 acres of corn before they can make it back to safety. Of course, there are plenty of live actors that are more than happy to give you a good scare along the way.
Make sure you check out the haunted trail also known as the Field of Screams. October 31st, aka Halloween, is sure to be a spooky and amazing time this year. You’ll be a scream machine by the time you leave and the special effects are worth checking out.
3. Night of Terror at Creamy Acres Farms
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Night of Terror is repeatedly ranked as one of the best-haunted attractions to visit at Halloween. While there are five attractions on offer at the farm, the corn maze is considered one of the oldest and largest corn mazes in the country.
Harvest, the haunted corn maze, brings back memories of the farming history of New Jersey. However, don’t get too comfortable in these fields as visitors are being hunted and may find themselves being the fertilizer for the next crop.
4. The Haunted Farm
Hendersonville, North Carolina
The Haunted Farm in Hendersonville, North Carolina is another great option for those looking for a spooky and haunted corn maze experience. This attraction features a corn maze that nationally-renowned maize designer Brett Herbst has designed. The Haunted Farm is also one of the few corn mazes in the country that is actually haunted by ghosts. That’s right, guests can expect to encounter some real ghosts while they are trying to find their way out of the maze.
5. Country Pumpkins Haunted Maze
Need a haunted corn maze in California? How about Country Pumpkins in Orland? Families can enjoy the pumpkin patch, corn maze, and petting zoo during the day. But when night comes, the evil villains will appear. Navigate your way through the dark maze of haunted scenes while trying to avoid the chainsaw-yielding creatures.
If you’re searching for a family-friendly haunted corn maze, also check out the nearby Haunted Pumpkin Patch in Grass Valley. And for a popular haunted attraction in SoCal, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride is another popular haunted maze in California.
6. Stalker Farms
Stalker Farms has received fan awards for three years in a row for being the #1 Haunted attraction for Washington State. It’s located about 40 minutes north of Seattle and offers three unique haunt experiences.
Enter the Slasher Family Homestead cornfield where you’ll try to avoid Suzie Slasher, the murderous matriarch, who is hunting visitors as an opportunity to grow the deranged family. In another field, you’ll face Pogo, the evil clown, and his PogoNo followers who smell fear and feast on laughter. Splurge for the VIP tickets to enter the final haunt, The Scarecrow’s Challenge where you’ll play the most intense game of red light, green light as you try to avoid being hunted by the Wendigourd.
7. Putnum County Haunted Cornfield
If you’re looking for a truly spooky experience, then you need to check out the Putnam County Haunted Cornfield near Ottawa, Ohio. It’s been the home to ghouls, ghosts, and goblins for over 30 years, originally under the name Schmitz Haunted Cornfield.
In addition to the scary actors, many guests have reported seeing ghosts, hearing strange noises, and feeling like they were being watched within the maze. The Haunted Cornfield is not for the faint of heart, but if you’re looking for a truly spooky experience, then this is the place for you. Checking out these frightening trails makes it well worth the trip.
8. Rocky Creek Haunted Trail
Start your haunted trip with a spooky hayride tale as you approach the haunted corn maze. You’ll be dropped off and left to fend for yourself as you try to make your way out of the maze while avoiding the terrifying tale’s villains. Beyond the Rocky Creek Haunted Trail, you can also enjoy the other attractions including their 8-acre corn maze.
9. Heap’s Haunted Corn Maze
One of the best and scariest of all Halloween attractions in the US can be found not too far outside of Chicago. Heap’s Haunted Cornmaze is a spooky and fun attraction that is perfect for families and groups of friends. The corn maze is full of twists and turns, and you never know what might be lurking around the next corner. There are also plenty of live actors that wander the maze, adding to the spooky atmosphere.
Their moonlight hayride and flashlight maze are also equally as exciting. Heap’s Haunted Corn Maze is one of the most popular haunted attractions in Illinois and is sure to provide you with plenty of scares and laughs. This is a slaughterhouse adventure secured between corn stalks.
10. Hysteria at Connor’s Farm
Not too far from the notoriously-famous city of Salem, Hysteria at Connor’s Farm is arguably the most popular haunted attraction in Massachusetts. In fact, not too many years ago it was voted within the top 10 in the country.
The farm offers a variety of spooky and fun activities, but their nighttime flashlight corn maze is of interest to this list. While the maze is not haunted, you will find yourself feeling a bit uncomfortable as you try to find your way out while listening to the rustling corn stalks with only a flashlight to guide you. Once a family got lost in the maze and had to call 911 to be rescued!
For the true scares, you’ll want to check out their haunted house. Guests will have plenty of opportunities to get spooked during their visit to Hysteria at Connor’s Farm. Just be sure to keep an eye out for the witches that may be lurking around.
11. Rexburgs Haunted Straw Maze
Here’s a unique take on a haunted corn maze, instead this is a haunted straw maze. Bales of hay create sold walls for the maze which blocks out light and muffles the sound of others nearby. Shadows and monsters lurk around each path and every tight corner.
Once you’ve survived the Rexburgs haunted straw maze, head to the Rexburg Haunted Forest to test your survival skills. You’ll have to work your way past thick bushes and towering gnarled trees without knowing what might be lurking in the backwoods of Idaho.
12. Fear Farm
Want to be scared? Can you survive 20 acres of pure terror? This farm is interesting because it goes against anything and everything you usually find at a farm. Fear Farm in Phoenix has things like an Outcast Carnival, NukeTown, and the Chop House – but they also have the Haunted Corn Maze aka The Reaping. If you want to be scared out of your mind, then this is the place for you to go!
13. Terror in the Corn
Terror in the Corn was ranked the Top Haunt in the nation for five years in a row by The Haunted Attraction Association. You’ll start your haunted corn maze experience with a hayride into the cornfield, where you’ll be dropped in the middle. You’ll then walk through the corn stalks on a path filled with ghoulish scenes, although you won’t have to navigate a maze.
Once you make it out of the corn stalks, you’ll enter the ghost town of Raven’s Gulch. As you explore the darkened town streets you’ll enter abandoned buildings and face some truly horrific nightmarish scenes. This is a must-see Halloween haunt for Colorado!
Any one of these haunted corn mazes will help you capture the spooky and scary feel of Halloween! They are sure to provide you with plenty of scares, laughs, and memories that will last a lifetime. Which of these on this list do you live closest to and plan on visiting this year? Please feel free to leave a comment down below!