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Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in El Dorado County, California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in El Dorado County, California, sorted by county. Some are huge corn mazes with hayrides, pumpkins, corn cannons, inflatables and others are simple corn mazes with little else.  Most also have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn cannon, cow train, inflatables, farm animals, pumpkin patch or zip lines.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. A LWAYS call before you go to confirm whether they are open this year and any requirements, they don't always report changes to me, and many closed permanently due to the covid lockdowns!

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Updates for December 2023

December: Corn mazes aren't open until late July or August - Same with Pumpkin patches. And if you are looking for a pumpkin patch, this website for pumpkin patches). You may also want to try the latest fun, Zombie Paintball, see this website!.

Corn mazes, sorted by county

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El Dorado County

  • Abel's Apple Acres - haybale maze, Pumpkins, Apples, pony rides, horse rides
    2345 Carson Road, Placerville, CA. Phone: 530-626-0138. Email: Open: Daily everyday — 8AM - 6 PM: Photo-ops August 31 - November 4, November 6 - Mid December 9AM - 5PM. Johnny Appleseed's Tree, Herd of Cows, Peek-through Cutouts; Boo Ghosts, Pumpkin, Tour Bus and Witch, Pumpkin Patch (early October through Halloween); Weekends/Holidays events (Open some Fridays — Call to confirm)  Pony/Horse Rides and Hay Maze — 11AM - 4PM, Kids' Corral — age 5 & under — Noon - 4PM; Availability of Pony/Horse Rides, Hay Maze, and Kids' Corral subject to weather concerns. Call ahead: to lessen the possibility of disappointment.The Hay Maze is a puzzle you can walk through - and solve. Enter... and find your way out following passages made of over 500 bales of hay. More weekend fun is children's horse and pony rides in the large, fenced arena. And, everyone enjoys our Country Craft Fair. (UPDATED: October 4, 2015, JBS)(UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: June 23, 2009, from their website)
  • Harris Tree Farm - Follows organic practices, Corn Maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, farm market, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    2640 Blair Road, Pollock Pines, CA 95726. Phone: 530-644-2194. Email: Open: September through October; Thursday to Sunday from 9am to 4:30pm daily. Directions: From Sacramento take Highway 50 East through Placerville. Approximately 10 miles past Placerville exit at Exit 57. Turn left under the freeway then right on Pony Express Trail. Three quarters of a mile turn left on Blair Road. Travel 1 mile on Blair Road, our entrance is on the left. Click here for a map and directions. We follow organic practices, but are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash, Check. We grow blueberries, blackberries and seasonal vegetables available June through October. FARMERS' MARKETS: Wednesday, Placerville at the Bell Tower on Main St. 4-dusk. We believe in operating a sustainable farm and forest. By using local sustainably produced products you support a healthier economy, environment and community which benefits us all. We have ample parking. Call ahead for weather conditions. (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: December 20, 2009)


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