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Family-Friendly Corn Mazes in the NYC Area

Family-Friendly Corn Mazes in the NYC Area

Who knew getting lost could be so fun?

The leaves are changing color and the crisp autumn air is finally here, reminding us of all the fall festive activities there are for the entire family! Looking for a way to spend quality time with your child? Sometimes, that includes a nature getaway and a little “cornfusion.” Here’s an a-maze-ing list of corn mazes in the New York area.

Corn Mazes in New York City

Decker Farm

435 Richmond Hill Road, Staten Island
Hours: Weekends in October; 11am-5pm
Admission: $11; $5 ages 3-12; kids 2 and younger are free.
Historic Richmond Town’s Decker Farm has a children's hay maze that's perfectly designed for your little ones to venture through and enjoy. The pumpkin patch here features pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Self-guided tours and hayrides offered. 
Why we love it: Enjoy a variety of vendors who sell fall favorites. Vendors may vary weekly. 

Queens County Farm Museum

73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
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Hours: Friday-Sunday through Oct. 30, also Monday, Oct. 11; Fridays, 12-4:30pm; Saturdays, 11am-4:30pm; Sundays, 11am-4:30pm; Monday, Oct. 11, 11am-4:30pm
Admission: $12; $8 ages 4-11; kids 3 and younger are free
This urban farm’s 3-acre Amazing Maize Maze has a special theme this year: Andy Warhol’s pop art. Start the maze with a Stalk Talk, which will prepare you for the challenge of finding clues, solving puzzles, and ultimately making your way to Victory Bridge where you’ll get  a full view of Warhol’s Cow.
Why we love it: It's a hidden gem of fun in NYC!

Corn Mazes in Westchester County

Outhouse Orchards

139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem
Hours: Daily, 1am-5pm
Admission: $10
In addition to a festive fall corn maze, there's apple picking and other seasonal pick-your-own fruit available. Fresh cider is for sale, too.
Why we love it: You can enjoy a hayride through the scenic farm. 

Stuart’s Fruit Farm

62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs
Hours: Corn maze hours TBA
Admission: TBA
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through November. The on-site bakery is open daily with pies, apple cider, apple cider doughnuts, muffins, scones, and other treats (yum!)
Why we love it: Have a favorite apple? You'll find it here with over 20 varieties of apples to choose from.

Corn Mazes in Upstate New York

Barton Orchards

63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag
Hours: Select dates and times throughout October.
Admission: Check the website for details.
Each year, the farm designs a new 5-acre corn maze with multiple paths and lots of places to get stuck! After completing the maze, enjoy farm games, hayrides, pumpkin- and apple-picking, live music and more.
Why we love it: The farm has a petting zoo that’s open daily and home to bunnies, goats, horses, ducks and other adorable barnyard friends!

Apple Ridge Orchards

101 Jessup Road, Warwick
Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9am-6pm
Admission: $3 for everyone ages 2 and older
It's not all about the corn maze at this farm. Enjoy scenic hay rides, meet friendly farm animals including fluffy sheep, check out the Honey Bee Observation Hive to learn about bees and honey, and catch a screening of “Spookley the Square Pumpkin,” a cute family friendly fall movie.
Why we love it: The corn maze features rows upon rows of impressively tall corn stalks.

Pierson’s Evergreen Farm

1448 Route 211 W., Middletown
For most accurate GPS directions, Google Pierson’s farm
Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 12:30-5pm; weekends, 10am-6pm through the first week of November
Admission: $10; ages 2 and younger are free
Make your way through sunflower and corn mazes. There’s also an easy kiddy maze. Afterward,  pay a visit to the petting zoo, and enjoy a trike track and spider web activity. Foodies can enjoy a Weekend Food Trailer that features very cool snacks and meals, such as Doritos Walk-a-Way beef tacos and classic corn tortilla chicken tacos with homemade salsa.
Why we love it: There's a playground with a mini slide and swing set that kids love!

Weed Orchards

43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro
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Hours: Daily. Monday-Friday, 11am-5pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm
Admission: Free during the week; $3 weekend admission
Kids will have a great time wandering through this corn maze that features some of the tallest stalks around. After the maze, pick your own pumpkins and apples, enjoy a hayride and browse the bakery, which is stocked with a huge selection of fruit pies, breads, cookies and other sweet snacks.
Why we love it: You can score a deal on apples (including the experience of picking your own!)  at $2.49 a pound, or a full 20-pound bag for $39.

Behling Orchards

114 Potter Road, Mexico
Hours: Hours vary per activity. Check the website for more information.
Admission: Call for information
Enjoy a family fun maze and apple picking throughout October. The farm offers 70 varieties of apples, and loads of family entertainment, including pick-your-own pumpkins and squash.
Why we love it: Get out the toothbrushes! There's a candy room where you can pick out lots of goodies such as caramel popcorn balls, hand-dipped candy apples and more. 

Prospect Hill Orchards

340 Milton Turnpike, Milton
73 Clark's Lane, Milton
Hours: Through Oct. 24: Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-4pm at the Clark's Lane location; also open Fridays at the Milton Turnpike location.
Admission: Call for information
Activities include corn mazes, pumpkin picking, hayrides, scarecrow building, cider pressing, face painting and more.
Why we love it: With so many pumpkins scattered around the patch, you're sure to find the perfect one.

DuBois Farms U-Pick

209 Perkinsville Road, Highland
Hours: Daily, 10am-5pm through Nov. 24
Admission: Free
Enjoy a nonstop day of fun at this 70-acre farm. Get lost in a corn maze, enjoy a tractor-pulled wagon ride, visit with farm animals and pick seasonal fruits and vegetables.
Why we love it: The farm hosts family friendly events on select days. Check the website for more information.


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Hurds Family Farm

2187 State Route 32, Modena
Hours: Hours vary. Check the website for information.
Admission: Corn maze entry is $6. Prices vary per activity.
120-acre pick-your-own apple and pumpkin orchard just minutes from the NYS thruway, and 1.5 hours from NYC. More than 35 activities to keep kids engaged, including a hayride, bounce pillow, corn maze, apple launcher, cow train, petting zoo, playground, and so much more. Farm-to-table cafe with fresh made cider donuts. Local and homemade farm-to-table goodies in the historic barn market.
Why we love it: Three fun packages are available to customize your visit: Express, VIP and Ultimate. Check the website or call for details.

Kelder’s Farm

5755 US Route 209, Kerhonkson
Hours: 10am-6pm everyday except closed on Wednesdays, through Oct. 31
Admission: Call for updated admission prices.
Enjoy a corn maze, petting zoo, mini-golf course and jumping pillow on-site. Call ahead for picking updates.
Why we love it: There are more than 25 farm-area attractions to enjoy.

Saunderskill Farms

5100 Route 209, Accord
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 8am-4pm
Admission: Free
This farm is home to a gigantic corn maze featuring countless towering green corn stalks. Once you complete the maze, head to the pumpkin patch to pick out your own pumpkins (available through October). There’s also a farm market stocked with pre-picked homegrown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, apple cider and doughnuts and local maple syrup for sale.
Why we love it: The pick-your-own pumpkins are one price per pumpkin, no matter the size!

Wallkill View Farm Market

10 Route 299 W., New Paltz
Hours: Daily; 9am-6:30pm
Admission: $5
This greenhouse and garden center has an on-site corn maze. There's also a bakery with homemade goods, fresh-pressed apple cider, doughnuts and fall decorations. Farm market with homegrown and fresh produce.
Why we love it: You get a free sugar pumpkin after completing the corn maze!

Corn Mazes in New Jersey

Etsch Farms

556 Buckelew Ave., Monroe Township
Hours: Weekends in October, 12-6pm
Admission: $14.99 ages 3 and older.
Experience an 8-acre corn maze. Enjoy hayrides, farm animals, apple cider donuts and slushies.
Why we love it: There's a crossword puzzle game hidden throughout the maze as an extra challenge.

Von Thun’s Country Farm

519 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction
Hours: Call for updated information.
Admission: Call for updated information.
Enjoy a corn maze, pumpkin picking, hay rides, and more than 20 other family activities.
Why we love it: There's a Moonlight Maze at night! Check the website for details.

Alstede Farms

1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
GPS location: 1 Chesterfield Drive, Chester
Hours: Daily, 9am-6pm
Admission: Prices vary.  Check the website for more information.
Pick your own pumpkins and gourds through mid November. Pony rides, wagon rides and moon bounce, hayrides, corn maze, corn kingdom, friendly farm animals and giant hay bale pyramid open daily.
Why we love it: The Blooming Giants Sunflower Trail is a great place to take photos!

Secor Farms

85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
Hours: Daily, call for hours.
Admission: $5
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Apple cider doughnuts, pies, and flower garden. Visit the Facebook page for more information.
Why we love it: There's a huge selection of pick-your-own pumpkins.


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Stony Hill Gardens

15 North Road, Chester
Hours: The maze is open through Nov. 7 on  select dates. Check the website for a schedule.
Admission: Call for most updated information.
The farm's Maze Fun Park includes an enormous 10-acre corn maze and other activities on site, including trike rides, duck races, a playground and more.
Why we love it: This is more than a maze...it's an exciting obstacle course with several bridges connecting winding paths and misleading lanes that challenges you on your way out!

Wightman’s Farms

1111 Mt. Kemble Ave. (Route 202), Morristown
Hours: Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-5:30pm
Admission: $25 all-access pass; ages 3 and younger are free.
The farm is hosting a Fall Festival on Fridays and weekends this season. Activities include a variety of corn mazes, apple picking, a hay bale tunnel and more.
Why we love it: A la carte pricing is available on Fridays. Call for more information.

Argo’s Farm

1250 Lacey Road, Forked River
Hours: Throughout October; Wednesday-Friday, 1-6pm; Saturday and Sunday (and Monday, Oct. 11), 10am-6pm.
Admission: Monday-Friday, $12; Weekends and Columbus Day, Oct. 11, $15.
Enjoy a scenic ride on a wagon and explore a two-acre corn maze. Other activities include a hay slide, cow train and pedal carts. On weekends, see cute piggies run through the farm's pig race tracks.
Why we love it: The produce for sale at the market is GMO free. There's also ice cream to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Corn Mazes in Long Island

F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm

26 Pinelawn Road, Melville
Hours: Daily through Oct. 31. Activities and hours vary. Check the website for a schedule.
Admission: $10
Enjoy hayrides, mini golf, a playground, a sprawling corn maze and more. Additional fees may apply for certain activities.
Why we love it: The corn maze is seven epic acres of fun to venture through.

Fairview Farm

19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton (GPS: 69 Horsemill Road, Watermill)
Hours: Friday and weekends, 10am-6pm
Admission: Call for information.
Enjoy a maze that’s made up of eight acres of towering corn stalks, two miles of winding paths and two bridges. The on-site bake shop features an impressive selection of fruit pies, including apple, cherry, blueberry, peach and many more.
Why we love it: When standing on the maze bridges, you can enjoy beautiful views of Mecox Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. 

Fink’s Country Farm

6242 Middle Country Road, Wading River
Hours: Weekends, 9:30am-5pm through Oct. 31.
Admission: $18; ages 2 and younger are free.
Spend the day at this farm packed with activities for the family. In addition to the corn maze, there’s a kiddy train ride, combine slide and pumpkin picking. The farm stand sells local fruits and vegetables, corn stalks, holiday decorations and other items.
Why we love it: There's a scenic picnic area with food and refreshments available. 

Hank’s Pumpkintown

240 Montauk Highway, Watermill
Hours: Weekends and holidays, 9:30am-5:30pm; weekdays, 12-5:30pm
Admission: Weekends and holidays: $18; ages 2 and younger are free. Weekdays, $12; ages 2 and younger are free.
Three corn mazes, wagon and barrel train rides, duck races, lots of fun slides and more on site.
Why we love it: The giant corn maze is dotted with interactive games along the way.

Seven Ponds Orchard

65 Seven Ponds Road, Water Mill
Hours: Daily, 9am-6pm
Admission: Call for information
Apple and pumpkin picking available. The farm features a market, hayrides and corn maze.
Why we love it: The cow train is a ride the kids will get a kick out of!

Stakey’s Pumpkin Farm

270 West Lane, Aquebogue
Hours: Weekdays, 12-5pm; weekends and Monday, Oct. 11, 9am-5pm; through Oct. 30.
Admission: $10 for the corn maze
The corn maze here is a maze-slash-scavenger hunt. First, pick up a copy of the farm's trivia game on site. Then,  answer the questions correctly to be guided in the right direction. Answer incorrectly, and you may find yourself going in circles! Once you get out, enjoy pumpkin picking, hayrides, a country store and flower house.
Why we love it: Lots of pumpkins to choose from at $.79 a pound!

Nursery & Garden Center Inc.

134 E. Woodside Ave., Patchogue
Hours: Daily, 9am-6pm through Oct. 31.
Admission: Call for information.
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Activities include a haunted tunnel, balloon bounce, face painting, scarecrow making and more.
Why we love it: Kids – and adults! – will love the fiercely fun Dinosaur Exhibit!

Corn Mazes in Connecticut

Castle Hill Farm

1 Sugar Lane, Newtown
Hours: Corn maze is open weekends, 10am-5pm
Admission: $12; ages 3 and younger are free
Upon arrival, get a maze map that shows you where the numbered “game signs” are located. Find all 30 signs, and follow game instructions to complete the maze.
Why we love it: The maze averages about 1.5 hours, but there is a shorter version available, too.

Wells Hollow Creamery/Farm

656 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton
Hours: Weekends in October, 12-5pm.
Admission: $10; ages 3 and younger are free.
In addition to its annual corn maze, the farm offers other activities including a live DJ on weekends, as well as its famous ice cream shop with over 60 flavors to choose from, including non-dairy options.
Why we love it: There's also a Flashlight Maze at night on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays ($15; ages 3 and younger are free.)

Plasko’s Farm

670 Daniels Farm Road, Trumbull
Hours: Corn maze open weekends through Nov. 7; 10am-6pm
Admission: Call for information.
The 4.5-acre-corn maze here is full of wild twists and turns through bunches of 10-foot-tall corn stalks.
Why we love it: For every corn maze ticket sold, the farm donates a portion to St. Vincent's Swim Across the Sound, which benefits cancer survivors and promotes cancer research. 

Brown's Harvest

1911 Poquonock Ave., Windsor
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.
Admission: Weekends: $12; $10, ages 3-11. Call for weekday pricing.
This year's maze theme is “The Tree of Life.” Enjoy this interactive maze to find three story boards and four picture stations hidden inside. Other activities include hayrides, story-book trail, face painting and a visit with chickens.
Why we love it: New this year are game boards and trikes in the B-barn.

Here at Rockland Parent, we've got everything you need to have a safefun, and festive fall and Halloween season.  Whether it is pumpkin or apple picking, getting lost in a corn maze, making Halloween crafts or finding costumes and decorations, we're here to help. 

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