Visit a local corn maze on a pretty fall day to savor the sunshine and have fun wandering through the Great Outdoors. Corn mazes are fun projects to tackle with your favorite little ones. Just be sure you don’t take on too long a hike for little legs.
Spread out over 30 acres is Colorado’s longest-running corn maze at Anderson Farms in Erie, Colorado. First launched in 1999, the annual fall attraction changes its theme every year and offers special events like zombie paintball and nighttime rambles through the haunted maze during Halloween season.
Animals are a popular theme in many corn mazes but Farmer J’s Corn Maze in Dundee, Michigan isn’t content to just honor one. Instead they have created a stunning mosaic of farm animals represented by a horse, cow, bull, chicken and pig.
The folks at The Great Vermont Maze put gorillas in their corn field for their 2015 celebration of “15 years of cornfusion.” If you have ever experienced one of their intricate maze designs, then you’ll know what that means.
Across the country corn mazes are becoming an increasingly popular Fall attraction which captivate the young and old alike through playful designs and the imaginative repurposing of nature and farmland. Here is a shot from Bergmann’s Corn Maze in Wichita that has not yet reached its maximum growth.
First launched in 2007 as a way to supplement income in the economic downturn, Echo Valley Corn Maze in Jefferson City, Tennessee has become a popular attraction offering hay rides, pumpkin picking, a petting zoo and other family activities while incorporating a “support the farmer” theme into this year’s design.
Corn mazes are especially popular with problem solvers and those who enjoy brain teasers but not everyone enjoys getting lost in a corn field so think twice before you enter one. You might not come out for hours. The folks at the Great Vermont Maze devised this especially tricky, dinosaur-themed corn maze for their 2014 event.
Seen from the air most corn mazes look like organic works of art but on the ground they can be delightful though challenging labyrinths for the adventurous like this 2013 design from the Great Vermont Maze in Danville, Vermont.
The state of Maryland and its flag, Black Eyed Susans, a Baltimore Oriole (the state bird) and newly elected Governor Larry Hogan are honored in this intricate corn maze design at Lawyer’s Farm in Thurmont, Maryland.
White bookshelves with color coordinating book organization beautifully decorate the brown wall in this living room. A white mantel works with the white shelving for a cohesive look to the whole wall. A maze-like rug adds an interesting pattern under the furniture. A tufted yellow coffee table pops against the natural tones, highlighting the center of the room.
Often advertised as the world’s largest corn maze, Richardson Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois offers five separate maze games within its sprawling 33 acre spread. This year’s theme is The Chicago Blackhawks, the 2015 Stanley Cup Champions.