Getting lost in a corn maze is a great chance to get in touch with nature and meet your local farmer. With local farms boasting everything from pig races to smartphone trivia guides, these corn mazes are bound to keep your family entertained. Check out our picks for the best family-friendly mazes around Colorado.
Anderson Farms Corn Maze
Identify which animal kidnapped Farmer Joe. Punch in at 18 checkpoints plotted over three sections of a maze shaped to honor the farm matriarch, Louise Anderson, who passed away shortly after turning 100 last year. A fourth section of corn welcomes little sleuths. Other activities include mini-pumpkin launching and wagon rides to a pumpkin patch.
Location: 6728 County Rd. 3¼, Erie
Cost: $10-$16, free age three and under
Date/Time: Open through Oct. 31; hours vary by day
Contact: 303-828-5210, andersonfarms.com
Corn Maze at Chatfield Farms
Make your way through a 7-acre maze perfect for fun photo opportunities. Visitors under the age of 10 can explore the mini-maze. Tickets include one hayride, barrel train ride (for age 12 and under), and unlimited jumping on a giant pillow. Pony rides and hamster balls are available for an additional fee. An array of food vendors sell fall favorites such as funnel cakes, hotdogs, freshly squeezed lemonade, and kettle corn.
Location: 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton
Cost: $8-$14, free age two and under
Date/Time: Open through Oct. 29, days and hours vary
Contact: 720-865-4346, botanicgardens.org/chatfield-farms
Diana’s Pumpkin Patch Corn Maze
For 16 years this family-owned southeastern patch has been serving up a rousing maze with 45-minutes of twists and turns. This year’s impressive theme is “Pirate Adventure”, based on the newest Pirates of the Caribbean movie. Don’t forget to grab a game card at the gate. Tickets include one pumpkin per paid admission.
Location: 1649 Poplar Ave., Cañon City
Cost: $9-$10, free age five and under
Date/Time: Open Fri and Sat, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Oct. 31
Contact: 719-821-9133, dianaspumpkinpatch.com
Fritzler Corn Maze
Find your way through the large corn maze, designed and dedicated to Colorado’s agricultural community, thanking farmers for their hard work and dedication. Ride the ATV mini rollercoaster barrel train, check out the go-cart tracks, tackle the obstacle course, shoot pumpkins out of a cannon, or stop by the pumpkin patch.
Location: 20861 County Rd. 33, La Salle
Cost: $13-$24, free under age three
Date/Time: Open through Oct. 31, times vary by day
Contact: 970-737-2129, fritzlermaze.com
Hankins Farms Corn Maze
Enjoy a smaller corn maze with the “Farm Scene Investigation” game and a new, larger, corn maze with “Pirates Cove Game”. Other activities include a barrel train ride, corn cannon, and peddle car drag race.
Location: 26745 County Rd. 17, Johnstown
Cost: $8-12, free age two and under
Date/Time: Open weekends from Oct. 7 to Oct. 29; Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun. noon to 6 p.m.
Harvest Farm Corn Maze
Enjoy a 10-acre corn maze, pig races, hay wagon rides, corn cannons, petting zoo, natural play area, hay bale maze, and more.
Location: 4240 E. County Rd. 66, Wellington
Cost: $10-$15, free age three and under
Date/Time: Open weekends through Oct. 29, Fri-Sat, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun, noon to 6 p.m.
Contact: 970-568-9488, harvestfarm.net
Jack Lantern’s Corn Maze
Get lost in the 20-acre corn maze or join in a scavenger hunt through the maze. There are six punchers hidden throughout the maze, find all six and punch your card to receive a free small pumpkin. Enjoy two pumpkin patches, seasonal décor, bounce houses, farm animals, corn chuckers, and pedal cars.
Location: 2318 S. County Rd. 5, Fort Collins
Cost: $8-$12, free age two and under
Date/Time: Open Thu-Sun through Oct. 31, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Maize in the City
This 20-acre labyrinth engages visitors with a smartphone trivia game. Youngsters can navigate a mini-maze cut from shorter stalks and take a ride on the site’s new train. On select weekends, kids can enjoy pony rides and a petting zoo. Pumpkins, gourds, and specialty items are also available for purchase. At sundown, the winding “maize” morphs into a Haunted Field of Screams.
Location: 10451 McKay Rd., Thornton
Cost: $9-$12, free age four and under; $5 per child for the mini-maze
Date/Time: Open weekdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and weekends, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Oct. 31
Mazzotti Farms Corn Maze
Explore the Scare Free Corn Maze, create your own scarecrow, and meet farm animals at the petting zoo. Price of admission includes one pumpkin per guest.
Location: 24120 Weld County Rd. 8, Hudson
Cost: $10, free age two and under
Date/Time: Open weekends through October, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Contact: 303-536-4089, mazzotifarms.com
Mile High Farms Corn Maze
Tickets include two corn mazes, hayride to the pumpkin patch, play areas, farm animal visits, and barrel cart rides.
Location: 11 Cavanaugh Rd., Bennett
Cost: $10-$14, free age three and under
Date/Time: Open Sat and Sun through Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Contact: 303-344-2676, milehighfarms.com
Rock Creek Farm Corn Maze
Farmer Joe is missing. Navigate your way through nearly nine miles of Halloween-themed mazes, find the animal suspects, and try to solve the mystery. There’s also a short and easy 0.3-mile maze, and a hay bale maze for little ones.
Location: 2005 S. 112 St., Broomfield
Cost: Free admission, $6-$9 for corn maze admission (free under age four)
Date/Time: Open daily, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., through Oct. 31
Contact: 303-465-9565, rockcreekfarm.com
Studt’s Corn Maze
The Studt family takes great pride in custom designing and cutting their own mazes, offering a maze perfect for all ages and a “Kidz Maze” for younger children. Pony and hayrides are available on weekends for an additional $2.
Location: 21 ½ and I ½ Rd., Grand Junction
Cost: $10, free age three and under
Date/Time: Open Tue to Sun through Oct. 31, hours vary by day
Contact: 970-773-6489, studtspumpkinpatchandcornmaze.com