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Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Kern County, California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Kern 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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Corn mazes, sorted by county

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Kern County (Bakersfield area)

  • Banducci Family Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, pumpkin patch, pony rides, snacks and refreshment stand, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, school tours
    10747 Taft Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93311. Phone: 661-832-2332. Open: Sunday to Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm, Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 8 pm, during October. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only..  (UPDATED: October 21, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: October 09, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 19, 2013: "Banducci's Family Pumpkin Patch 10747 Taft Hwy Bakersfield, CA  (1 hour 42 mins)"
    A visitor writes on October 09, 2010: "It is the most fabulous place for pictures - they have picture areas set up to use, a small pond, lots of character!"
  • Knaus Ranch - apples
    Cherry Lane and Tucker Road, Tehachapi, CA. Phone: 661-822-4142.  U-pick apples, gourmet olives, crafts, apple peelers, apple and pumpkin butter.
  • Murray Family Farms - Certified Organic, corn maze, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, cow train / barrel train rides, train rides, corn cannon, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Fall festival, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), face painting, jumping pillow, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    6700 General Beale, Bakersfield, Ca , CA 93307. Phone: (661) 330-0100. Alternate Phone: (661) 371-0400. Email: Open: All October long! visit our website for more details. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: April 02, 2018)


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