Find local corn mazes and hay rides here!

Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Northwest Michigan?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Northwest Michigan, 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!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!

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Corn mazes, sorted by county

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Antrim County

  • Royal Farms Inc. - corn maze, Pick-your-own pumpkins, Apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, haunted corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, school tours
    10445 N. US 31, Ellsworth/ Atwood, MI 49729. Phone: 231 599-3222. Email: royalfarms@torchlake.com. Directions: Royal Farms is located on US 31, approximately 10 miles south of Charlevoix. Click here for a map and directions. Open: May 1st to Memorial Day weekend: Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm Memorial weekend to Labor Day weekend: Monday to Saturday 8am 7pm and Sunday 8am to 6pm Labor Day weekend to October 31st: Sunday to Saturday 9am to 6pm November to December 24th: Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Call for picking dates on fruit, corn maze is open September-October. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Welcome to our environmentally friendly Farm! Royal Farms is a boutique like farm market that specializes in fresh quality fruit, vegetables, cherry products, Montmorency and Balaton Cherry juice concentrate, flowers, gifts and more. They feature an in house pastry chef, with lots of pastries, pies and goodies to choose from. Royal Farms is verified with the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP). (ADDED: April 10, 2008)

Benzie County

  • Nugent Orchards - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, corn maze, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, tractor-pulled hay rides, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), school tours, group reservations
    3801 Crawford Road, Frankfort, MI 49635. Phone: (231) 383-3702. Email: nugentorchards@gmail.com. Open: Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm from September 19 to November 1; Groups call for appointment. Directions: From the Benzonia Wesco go 1 mile south on US-31, turn right onto Demerly Road go 2.5 miles, turn left on to Crawford Road and go 0.3 miles to market driveway. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: September 08, 2020)

Charlevoix County

Emmet County

Grand Traverse County (including Old Mission Peninsula)

  • Gallaghers Farm Market - corn maze, farm animals, pumpkins, mixed vegetables
    7237 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684. Phone: 231-947-1689. Email: gallaghersfarmmarkettc@gmail.com. Directions: 3-1/2 miles W of Traverse City on M-72. Open: July 1 to Labor Day from 8 am to 8 pm; otherwise 8 am to 6 pm. The market offers local fresh fruits and vegetables in season.  These include strawberries, sweet and tart cherries, blueberries, raspberries, apricots, peaches, apples, sweet corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, pumpkins and many more. Home baked goods, homemade jams, jellies, local wines, cherry products, honey, maple syrup, corn maze and petting farm.  Your whole family can spend the day at our farm exploring our pumpkin patch, visiting the farm animals, and shopping for homemade or homegrown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and other items.(UPDATED: July 19, 2017, JBS) (UPDATED: October 02, 2008)
  • Ghost Farm of Kingsley - straw or hay bale maze, haunted house, haunted trail, Trick-or-treating event,
    5010 Peirce Rd, Kingsley, MI 49649. Phone: 231-645-1447. Email: ghostfarm@live.com. Open: Ravencrow's Revenge Haunted Walk and The Cursed Barn Haunt Event and our lights our hay maze is Every Friday and Saturday, from 7 pm to 11pm, October 3 pm to November 1; Cobby's Hay Maze is open every Saturday and Sunday, from 12pm to 5pm October 4 pm to October 26; Trick - or - Treat Spooky Walk is October 18th and October 25th from 12pn to 5pm. Directions: From Traverse City, Head south on Garfield Road approximately 10 minutes into the Village of Kingsley. At the intersection of Garfield and M-113 take a left (this intersection is a blinking yellow light in Kingsley). Heading east, you will go about 4 miles, turn left onto Peirce Road Head north about 1.5 miles. Ghost Farm of Kingsley's driveway is on the left side about 400 ft before the dead end of Peirce Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Ravencrow's Revenge Haunted Wal k 2014- The Farmer is back and is dealing with an infestation of crow's. He seeks the help of the witch in the woods much to his regret. $9/ticket The Cursed Barn Haunt $5/ticket.Fear Deal-Both haunts for $13. Spooky Trick-or-Treat Walk: Children come in costume to trick-or-treat through our spooky haunted walk. Cobby's Hay Maze. Go through an indoor hay bale maze and find each stamp point to help Cobby solve a farm mystery. $5 per ticket. (ADDED: August 28, 2014)
  • Jacob's Corn Maze, Fruit/Vegetable Market & U-Pick - corn maze, Pick-your-own pumpkins, Apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, haunted corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, kiddie (mini) corn maze, horse-drawn hay rides, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    7100 E. Traverse highway (m-72 West), Traverse City, MI 49684. Phone: 231-632-6293. Email: jacobs.corn.maze@charter.net. Open: 2014 Maze Season: August 23th - November 2nd on Sunday from Noon to 7:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 10:00am to 6:00pm;
    Wednesday from 10:00am to 9:00pm; Friday from 10:00am to 9:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am to 9:00pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: We are located 3.5 miles from West Grand Traverse Bay on West M-72. Our farm is on the left, has a big silo, and is 3/4 of a mile past the big windmill. Click here for a map and directions. Saskatoons available for U-Pick  mid July; Frozen Saskatoons available after that until they sell out; Raspberries available for U-Pick Tuesday, July 12 through mid-August; Frozen Raspberries available after that until they sell out. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We have our very own Horticulturist/Educator on-site. He is available to teach to any group. School groups love him!. (UPDATED: September 18, 2014, from their website)  (UPDATED: July 12, 2011) (ADDED: July 13, 2009)

Kalkaska County

Leelanau County

Manistee County

Missaukee County

Wexford County

  • Pahl's Pumpkin Patch - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, child-sized haybale maze, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    11168 N M37, Buckley, MI 49620. Phone: 231-269-4400. Alternate Phone: 231-620-1242. Open: from September 28th to October 31st; 7 Days A week from 10am to 6:30pm. Directions: From Traverse City- Head South on M-37 for 18 miles. When you enter the village of Buckley take a right at the yellow blinking light. Continue for 1.2 miles and turn in the 2nd driveway to your left after the big curve. If you are coming from the South- Take M-37 from Mesick for just under 7 miles. You will see Pahl's Country Store on the right just before the big curve. Click here for a map and directions. Barrel train rides, tractor pulled wagon rides, concessions, and face painting are weekends only; The pony rides, corn mazes, hay maze, and animal viewing are available every day; Field trips are welcome if scheduled in advance. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. We sell gourds, straw, squash, corn stalk bundles, costumes, snacks, animal feed, produce, decorations, baked goods and lots more. Weekend concessions include hot dogs, cider, donuts, hot chocolate, and more. All rides are 3$. The mazes are free. No cost to enter. (UPDATED: September 25, 2013) (UPDATED: September 02, 2010) (ADDED: September 22, 2008)


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