Farms in the southern part offer corn mazes, pumpkins, hay walks, and fall treats
“Getting America Lost.”
This eye-catching motto comes from Corn Mazes America LLC, an agri-tourism resource for farmers who create corn mazes and the dozens of visitors who enjoy the popular, family-friendly fall activity.
Corn Mazes tell of fall festivals, apple cider, donuts, pumpkins, and haunted hay walks.
According to America corn mazes, the first modern corn maze was created in the early 1990s in the United States, although simple mazes appeared earlier. Corn Mazes America estimated that in 2008 there were over 800 corn mazes in the United States, and that number has continued to grow.
We took a look and found seven New York corn mazes to visit in the area.
Pick’n Patch & Corn Maze
Site: 2205 Route 5, Stanley, New York
What there is to know: Autumn is finally here, exclaims Pick’n Patch & Corn Maze on their Facebook page. The eight-acre corn maze is just one activity among a variety of fun fall offerings that include a generous selection of pumpkins, as well as squash and mums. Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily until October 31, the Pick’n Patch is designed to give families the opportunity to create memories and establish family traditions.
For the cost and more: https://www.picknpatch.com/
Site: 2844 Route 352, Big Flats, NY
What there is to know: The three-acre maze also features anecdotes. This year, they are famous people from Chemung County. Answer sheet to the eight question panels and map of the labyrinth available. Pumpkin patch, summer produce market, hay walks, cannon (shooting apples or potatoes), duck racing, and haystack hunting are other fun activities.
For the cost and more: http://smithomefarms.com/
Site: 1543 Maple Avenue, Elmira, New York State
What there is to know: This is a family-friendly corn maze with a low to medium difficulty level. This year’s maze features the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., until October 31. There is also a garden center with an attached retail store. It has lots of retro items and over 140 flavors of artisanal sodas.
For the cost and more: https://bradleyfarmselmira.com/
Jackson’s Pumpkin Farm
Site: 6424 Route 17C, Endicott, New York
What there is to know: Jackson’s, a family owned and operated farm, was founded by Edward and Elizabeth Jackson in 1958. Sixty-three years later, the family farm continues, becoming a fall tradition for many visitors. Open Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with fun fall-flavored family activities including hay walks and a corn maze.
For the cost and more: http://www.jacksonspumpkinfarm.com/weekend-activities.html
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The pumpkin stand
Site: 7844 NY-414, Ovid, NY
What there is to know: Open every day of the week, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., until October 31, the pumpkin stand welcomes visitors for a journey through a corn maze that won’t leave people lost for hours but will add to a fall pumpkin picking experience. Choose from eight acres of pumpkins, choose from a dozen varieties of squash, and taste fresh cider.
For the cost and more: https://www.thepumpkinstand.com/
Site: 10898 Route 38, Newark Valley, New York
What there is to know: The centerpiece of its 17th fall season is the eight-acre corn maze. A big attraction is the ‘Night Maze’, adding a whole new challenge on Friday and Saturday nights in October. On weekends, Stoughton Farm offers a corn cannon, pumpkin blaster, and concessions featuring hand-cut fries and hot popcorn.
For the cost and more: https://www.stoughtonfarm.com/
Iron kettle farm
Site: 707 Owego Road, Candor, NY
What there is to know: Iron Kettle Farm’s âSpooktacularâ fall season activities include a corn maze, hay walks, ghost barn, tire mountain and more. The farm market and the gift shop are open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For the cost and more: https://www.ironkettlefarm.com/index.html
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