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Top 6 Texas Corn Mazes 2014

Who would have ever thought running through a corn maze in Texas would be considered Fall Fun??  But it is, especially with as much thought & effort that go into the themes of these cron mazes.  Take one look at any of the below 6 corn mazes - all found here in Texas - and you will see just how serious a business corn mazes can be!

Here are the Top 6 Texas Corn Mazes in 2014:


Photo Credit: Barton Hill Farms

Barton Hills Farms (Bastrop):  Open Weekends September 27th - November 9th
On the banks of the Colorado River outside of Bastrop lies a 5 acre Corn Maze - this year, they have an incredible Texas Longhorns themed maze.  Open on weekends, this maze is designed for you to get lost in It has interactive clues (a Passport) to help you get through and generally takes 45 minutes to complete. General admission (Adults $11; Children $8) covers the pumpkin patch, maze, frontier games, live bands, and more.

photo credit: Rocky Creek Maze

Rocky Creek Maze (Moulton): Open Friday, Saturdays, & Sundays October 3rd - November 23rd Chaloupka Farms features this 8 acre maze that leads you down 2.5 miles of twisting paths.  Choose to navigate yourself through the maze, use the passport clues or use their texting feature to find your way out.  Text a code number you find on a sign to receive a clue to make your way through the maze! So cool! Admission is $10 (3 & under are free) and includes unlimited admission to the maze, hayrides, barrel train, butterfly garden and more.



photo credit: South Texas MAiZE

South Texas MAiZE (Hondo): Open Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays September 27th- November 30
This corn maze is 7-acres big, dedicated America's Heroes.  Located on the Groff Family Farm in Hondo, this maze is known for elaborate, twisty, mind-bending fun.  Taking more than an hour to complete, everyone comes back year after year, as this maze continues to out-do itself.  Admission is $10 (adults & children 2 & up) and includes hayrides, bouncing pillows, pick your own pumpkins, and more (additional fees may apply).

photo credit: Sweetberry Farms

Sweet Berry Farms (Marble Falls): Open September 27th - November 2nd
Sweet Berry Farms always has an "A-Mazing Texas" Maze.  In the shape of Texas, this year's theme is on Texas Towns that have an "O".  Start with a map, find each of the twelve towns and receive a "punch" for each town.  Find them all to win a free soda or water. This is a complex maze that takes a bit of work and time to complete, but fun nonetheless. Admission is $7 for each person ages 6 and up. There is a ton of additional Fall Fun (hayrides, train rides, pick your own pumpkins, etc.), so make a day of it.

photo credit: Yesterland Farms

Yesterland Farms (Canton): Open Weekends September 27th - November 9th 
This farm features a fun fall festival that has a 3 acre corn maze.  This year's maze features Mallory’s Heart Foundation. Mallory had a heart for Christ, for children and for the people of Central America. This foundation focuses on all that she loved.  The farm features 30+ fall activities for the whole family including a farm zoo, hayrides, and barrel train.  Yesterland Farms also has an amusement park.  Admission is $11.95 for 3 and up and includes the fall activities.  The amusement rides are additional.

photo credit: Brazos Valley MAiZE

Brazos Valley MAiZE (Brenham): Open Weekends October 11th - November 16th 
This farm features a fun fall pumpkin patch & corn maze  The farm also features a cow train, corn cannon, color maze, and more.  Admission is $10 for 3 and up and includes the fall activities.  

A few reminders before you go:
  • Dress appropriately - wear pants and closed-toe shows.
  • Sunscreen/Hat or Bug spray might be a good idea.
  • Take water - just in case you get lost.....
  • Weather is a big factor on availability of a maze - most farm owners will not be open if the fields are too muddy.
  • Check the websites for all the below mazes - most have status updates on the mazes.

3 comments:

Janice Mucalov said...

These mazes look like fun!

Sarah Wehkamp said...

I had no idea these existed, and right in our own backyard! I am thinking of taking my soon to be 4 year old twin boys to one of these, do you think that's too young? Thanks for the cool resource!

Brandi said...

Thanks for sharing! We are always on the lookout for a new corn maze! Sweetberry Farm in Marble Falls is our absolute favorite! Even though it's 4 hours away (and there are a number of maizes that are much closer!) we make a trek out every year. :) Our kiddos really appreciate that there's pretty much no dead ends, and they love the scavenger hunt aspect of it. We all look forward to finding all the cities every year! Wish more places would do something similar!