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Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties in California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties in 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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San Luis Obispo County

  • Brookshire Farms - Uses natural growing practices, corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, cow train / barrel train rides, kiddie (mini) corn maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, porta-potties, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), inflatables/bounce house, jumping pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    4747 Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. Phone: 8055498733. Email: Open: Sunday to Friday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 04, 2014) (ADDED: August 15, 2014)
  • Cal Poly Fruit and Cropsops - Corn Maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, haunted corn maze, Pick-your-own apples, Honey from hives on the farm, prepicked produce, restrooms, school tours
    California Polytechnic State University Use the Highland Drive entance off of Hwy 1, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407. Phone: 805-756-2224. Email: Directions: From Hwy 101 in San Luis Obispo, Take Highway 1 north toward Morro Bay, Right on Highland Drive, Follow the signs to the designated U-Pick area, Parking is free on weekends. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in All year. Open: Saturdays 10am to 1pm Occasionally Wednesdays 3pm to 5pm Picking is available when the crops are ready. Please click here for for information on what's in season. Payment: Cash, Check. We have Satsuma Tangerines in the Winter months and Various Navel Oranges, blood oranges and other citrus for most of the year. We also have many varieties of prepicked avocados that change throughout the year.
  • La Famillia - corn maze,  haunted forest and a jail! Lots of pumpkins
    Los Osos Valley Rd and Turri Ranch rd, Los Osos, CA, Phone: 805-528-0636. They are open 7 days a week. Also homegrown dried beans, broom corn, acorn and spaghetti squash, butternut squash. White, orange pumpkins- turks turbans and all sizes. A cat and dog to pet, goats- sheep, baby cow and mini mule. A visitor writes: "Very nice folks- huge orange sign on Los Osos Valley rd alerts you- clean restroom provided! Beautiful Indian corn for sale too!"
  • River K Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze - Corn Maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, horse-drawn hay rides, picnic area, school tours
    7325 N River Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446. Phone: 805-467-3737. Email: Open: October 2, 2009 through October 31,  from 9am until dark. Directions: Take Hwy 46 to Experimental Road to N River Road. We offer many types of pumpkins , Gourds and Corn in season The Corn Maze is 2 acres. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: May 19, 2017, JBS) (UPDATED: September 27, 2010)
  • San Marcos Ranch - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, haunted house, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals
    775 San Marcos Rd, Paso Robles, CA 90045. Phone: (805) 467-3315. Email: Open: Monday through Sunday, from 10 am to Dusk, October 1 to Thanksgiving. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Grand Opening October 1st and 2nd. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. (ADDED: September 21, 2011)

Santa Barbara County

  • Lane Family Farms - pumpkin patch, small corn maze, hayrides, petting zoo
    Corner of Hollister and Walnut, Goleta, CA. Phone: 805-964-3773 or 805-967-1459. Directions: The Lane Farms Pumpkin patch is located at Hollister Avenue and Walnut Lane. behind the produce stand. Open: 9 a.m. every day through October 31. The  harvest-themed patch has 2 1/2 acres of pumpkins in the field as well as picked varieties including turban, white, miniature, sugar and Cinderella. There are also hayrides, a corn maze, Indian corn and other homegrown produce for sale, small petting zoo. They sell other crops such as strawberries in other seasons. Hayrides are offered on weekends on a horse-drawn 1901 Studebaker school wagon.
    A visitor writes on September 14, 2011: "love it! fun corn maze and great pumpkins; also great for photos "
  • Summerset Farm & Dale's Nursery - Certified Organic, corn maze, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Bounce house, porta-potties, Inflatables/bounce house, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    3450 Baseline Ave, Santa Ynez, CA 93460. Phone: 805-895-1199. Alternate Phone: 805-895-7902. Email: Open: Monday to Friday, from 9 am to Dusk, Saturday from 9 am to Dusk , Sunday 10:00 to Dusk ?. Directions: Hwy 154 At Baseline & Edison. Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: July 13, 2013) (ADDED: October 25, 2009, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 25, 2009: "I have been there a few times. It has an open barn feeling. Friendly, busy place for fresh produce all year. Fun place for kids and to take photos. "



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