Nine Favorite Family-Friendly Corn Mazes in Colorado
Sometimes you have to lose yourself to find yourself, and in an era of 24/7 intel there's something especially indulgent about spending a blustery autumn day with family and friends, wasting time while wandering through a humungous corn maze. Turn off your iPhone, grab your favorite sweater and get lost in one of our nine favorite family-friendly mazes.
from Diana's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze's Facebook page
9) Diana's Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze 1649 Poplar Avenue, Cañon City 719-821-9133
This family-owned pumpkin patch has been growing heirloom and heritage pumpkins, squashes, gourds and Indian corn in Fremont County for the past fourteen years. The annual corn maze -- the oldest in the county -- changes each year; this year's incarnation will take about 45 minutes to complete, and includes ample twists and turns to keep families guessing from start to finish. Diana's is open Fridays and Saturdays until 10 p.m., Sundays until 6 p.m., and on weeknights by appointment now through October 31.
Crazed Corn Field Maze Facebook page
8) Crazed Corn Field Maze & Colorado Pumpkin Patch 104th Avenue and Riverdale Road, Thornton 303-287-0134
By day, this family-friendly spot is a premiere fall destination for Front Range kids. The corn maze features a smart-phone trivia game, and takes a minimum of forty minutes to complete; a mini ,aze that takes about twenty minutes to navigate is designed for youngsters. Tickets to the big maze are $12 for adults, $9 for children, and kids 4 and under are free; the smaller maze costs $4 per person. The nearby pumpkin field is always free, and includes a playground and Corn Kernel playbox. Open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends. And by night, the innocent hay transforms into a Haunted Field of Screams that'll terrify even the most devout Children of the Corn fans; see the website for pricing.
Flat Acres Farm's Facebook page
7) Flat Acres Farm 11321 Dransfeldt Road, Parker 303-805-1038 There's so much to love about Flat Acre: plump pumpkins, tractor-pulled hayrides, honey from hives and fresh-plucked eggs, pies, a petting zoo and fantastic organic produce. But the corn mazes are the real attraction. For families searching for daytime fun, the farm features a corn maze as well as miniature kiddie maze, hay bale maze and bouncy house from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through October 31. The Reapers Hallow Haunted Maze will make big kids scream from 8 to 10 p.m. starting October 10-12, and then again October 16-18, October 24-25 and on Halloween night, October 31. Consult the website for pricing. Continue reading for more friendly and spooky corn mazes.Next Page
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