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Family-Friendly Corn Mazes in the NYC Area

Family-Friendly Corn Mazes in the NYC Area

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Updated Sept. 14: The leaves are changing color and the crisp autumn air is finally here, reminding us of all the fall festive activities there are for the entire family! Looking for a way to spend quality time with your child? Sometimes, that includes a nature getaway and a little “cornfusion.” Here’s an a-maze-ing list of corn mazes in the New York area.

Corn Mazes in New York City

Decker Farm
Opens first weekend in October.
435 Richmond Hill Road, Staten Island
718-351-1611

What you need to know: Masks are required. Social distancing guidelines must be followed. New systems of crowd control and queuing will be instituted. Admission is by timed ticket only.

Pumpkin picking through October (weekends only starting Oct. 3, 11am-5pm). Self-guided tours and hayrides offered. Cornfield on-site. Admission price will be announced sometime in September.
 

Queens County Farm Museum
Open
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
718-347-3276; queensfarm.org

What you need to know: Tickets for events need to be purchased online in advance to keep limits on the number of people on-site.

The Amazing Maize Maze is a 3-acre challenge that begins with a Stalk Talk and ends with a view of Van Gough's 'Sunflower' masterpiece on the farm this year. Sept. 18-26, Friday-Saturday, 11am-4:30pm; Oct. 2-30, Friday-Sunday, 11am-4:30pm, plus Monday, Oct. 12, 11am-4:30pm.

Corn Mazes in Westchester County

Outhouse Orchards
Open
139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem
914-277-3188
What you need to know: Weekends are by reservation only. All must wear masks.

Apple picking Sept. 1-Oct. 29, daily, 9am-5pm while supplies last. Fresh cider for sale, and corn maze on site, and a pick-your-own pumpkin patch.
 

Stuart’s Fruit Farm
Open
62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs
914-245-2784
What you need to know: Masks required; The farm is asking only one person per family wait on any lines that form.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through November, 10am-5pm daily. Cash and check only. Bakery open daily with pies, apple cider, apple cider doughnuts, muffins, scones, and other treats for sale. Corn maze open 10am-5pm weekends only.

Corn Mazes in Upstate New York

Barton Orchards
Open daily; Maze and fun park open on weekends only.
63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag
845-227-2306
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines in place.

A family farm and bakery. Hudson Valley’s Premier PYO with food, live music, fun park, petting zoo, corn maze, haunted house and more.
 

Apple Ridge Orchards

Open
101 Jessup Road, Warwick
845-987-7717
What you need to know: Masks are required. Social distancing guidelines are in place. Outside items such as strollers and backpacks are not allowed. See complete list of COVID-related safety measures on the website.

Pick your own pumpkins from mid-September through October. 9am-6pm Thursday-Sunday and all holidays. Corn maze, fresh-pressed cider, apple cider doughnuts, apple butter, friendly farm animals for petting, glass observation honey beehive, and farm store.
 

Pierson’s Evergreen Farm
Open
1448 Route 211 W., Middletown
For most accurate GPS directions, Google Pierson’s farm
845-386-1882
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place. The farm asks that guests bring their own bags to take home purchases.

Make your way through sunflower and corn mazes and a kiddy maze and pay a visit to the petting zoo, trike track, and spider web. Open daily for U-Pick pumpkins and weekend beginning Sept. 19 through the first weekend in November. Gift shop open. Grass-fed beef, chicken, and eggs for sale by the pound in the store.
 

Weed Orchards
Open
43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro
845-236-2684
What you need to know: Everyone ages two and older must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October. Bakery, farm market, gift shop, winery, and restaurant on-site. Picnic tables, petting zoo, and live entertainment on the weekends. Call or visit the website or Facebook for updated information on this year’s events. Pick Your Own hours are 11am-5pm, every day. The winery is open 11am-5pm on the weekends.
 

Behling Orchards
Open
114 Potter Road, Mexico
315-727-4784
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Apple picking September through October, 9am-5pm daily. Barn Store open 9am-5pm. Offers 70 varieties of apples, and loads of family entertainment including U-pick pumpkins and squash, a snack bar, fresh baked pies and donuts, and other seasonal favorites, such as popcorn balls, apple cider and fruit wine.
 

Ontario Orchards
Open
15273 Center Road, Sterling
315-343-6328
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick-your-own apples mid-September through mid-October, weekends 9am-5pm. Corn maze, hayrides available.
 

Prospect Hill Orchards
Open
40 Clark's Lane, Milton
845-795-2383
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Apples, pears and pumpkins are available September through October. Open from 9am-4pm, weekends only.
 

DuBois Farms U-Pick
Open
209 Perkinsville Road, Highland
845-795-4037
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

U-pick pumpkins, apples, tomatoes, eggplant, pears and other produce through early November, 10am-5pm daily. Farm market, café, and bakery on-site; weekend barbecues. Free admission.
 

Hurds Family Farm
Open
2187 State Route 32, Modena
845-883-7825
What you need to know: Social distancing and masks are required at certain locations within the farm.

120-acre pick-your-own apple and pumpkin orchard just minutes from the NYS thruway, and 1.5 hours from NYC. More than 35 activities to keep kids engaged including a hayride, bounce pillow, corn maze, apple launcher, cow train, Ninja Warrior obstacle course, petting zoo, playground, and so much more. Farm-to-table cafe with fresh made cider donuts. Local and homemade farm-to-table goodies in our historic barn market. Hurds is also a destination for school field trips. Please check the website for periodic updates to hours.
 

Jenkins-Lueken Orchards
Open
69 Yankee Folley Road, New Paltz
845-255-0999
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October, 9am-6pm daily.
 

Kelder’s Farm
Open
5755 Route 209, Kerhonkson
845-626-7137
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick-your-own pumpkins, apples and raspberries through October, 10am-6pm daily. Corn maze, petting zoo, mini-golf course and jumping pillow on-site. School tours and birthday parties by appointment. Call ahead for picking updates.
 

Saunderskill Farms
Open
5100 Route 209, Accord
845-626-2676
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 7am-4pm. Farm market with pre-picked homegrown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, apple cider and doughnuts, local maple syrup and honey, ice cream, flower garden, and more on-site.
 

Wallkill View Farm Market
Open
10 Route 299 W., New Paltz
845-255-8050
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick your own pumpkins and corn maze ($5) through October, 9am-6:30pm daily. Greenhouse and garden center, bakery with homemade goods, fresh-pressed apple cider and doughnuts, fall decorations. Farm market with homegrown and fresh produce.
 

Wilklow Orchards
Open
341 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland
845-691-2339
What you need to know: Masks are required. Call the farm for additional information about COVID-related measures being implemented.

U-pick apples through October, 8am-6pm daily. Outside play area for kids and picnic areas. Roadside stand with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, baked goods, snacks, fresh-pressed apple cider and doughnuts, homemade jams, and fall items. School and church groups welcome, call for reservation; birthday parties available on weekends.

Corn Mazes in New Jersey

Etsch Farms
Open
556 Buckelew Ave., Monroe Township
732-794-6785
What you need to know: The farm is following CDC guidelines. Masks are required and social distancing measures are in place.



8-acre corn maze. Enjoy hayrides, farm animals, apple cider donuts and slushies. Open weekends in September through October.
 

Von Thun’s Country Farm
Open
519 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction
732-329-8656
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

6+ acre cornfield, miles of trails. Usually a 35-45 minute walk through the cornfield; reservations must be made in advance. U-pick apples, pumpkins, hayrides, farm market with homegrown angus beef and produces. Open weekdays and weekends.
 

Alstede Farms
Open
1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
GPS location: 1 Chesterfield Drive, Chester
908-879-7189
What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick your own pumpkins and gourds 9am-6pm daily through mid-November; apples, peaches, raspberries, and other vegetables through October. Pony rides, wagon rides, and moon bounce, open daily. Daily hayrides, corn maze, corn kingdom, friendly farm animals, and giant hay bale pyramid open daily.
 

Secor Farms
Open
85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
201-529-2595
What you need to know: Masks are required. There may be lines to enter the store front and pumpkin patch, as the farm is limiting capacity.

Pick your own pumpkins through October. Apple cider doughnuts, pies, and flower garden. Farm stand open daily, 9am-5pm. Visit Facebook page for most up to date info.
 

Stony Hill Gardens
Open
8 Route 24 (Route 513) and 15 North Road (corn maze), Chester
908-879-2696
What you need to know: Masks are required. Social distancing guidelines are in place. Event and u-pick admission are only available with pre-purchase.

U-pick pumpkins and apples through Halloween, 10am-5pm daily. Wagon rides to fields available weekends only. Maze Fun Park includes 10-acre corn maze, rope maze, tile maze, and playground at 15 North Road in Chester. Floral shop, greenhouse, and farm market with varying hours at 15 North Road in Chester through Dec. 22.
 

Wightman’s Farms
Open
1111 Mt. Kemble Ave. (Route 202), Morristown
973-425-9819
What you need to know: Masks are required. Reservations might be required before visiting; call ahead for more information.

Pick-your-own season open now through October. Weekends 9am-5pm. On premises store and bakery with homemade cider and pies, corn maze, and pumpkin slingshot in October. Weekend hayrides available.
 

Argo’s Farm
Open
1250 Lacey Road, Forked River
609-693-3513
What you need to know: Farmside pick-up is available. The farm is referring to Rutgers Cooperative Extension for newly released guidance for fall activities and prioritizing applicable N.J. State protocols.

Four-acre corn maze, wagon rides, double hay slides, U-pick pumpkins, and more. Sept. 19-Nov.1: Weekdays: 1-6 pm; Weekends: 10 am-6 pm. Admission: Monday-Friday: $10; Weekends and holidays: $13.

Corn Mazes in Long Island

F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm
Open
26 Pinelawn Road, Melville
631-271-3276

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick your own pumpkins and fall vegetables through October, Monday-Friday 12-4:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. Free hayrides. Seven-acre corn maze with admission. Weekend and Columbus Day activities include inflatable rides and food concessions. Haunted corn maze and haunted mansion Friday-Sunday through October.
 

Fairview Farm
Open
19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton (GPS: 69 Horsemill Road, Watermill)
631-537-6154
What you need to know: Now open Friday-Sunday. This year the corn maze has an optional one-way only path to facilitate social distancing. Masks are required at the entrance. Farm stand open Friday- Sunday, 10am-6pm. 
 

Fink’s Country Farm
Open
6242 Middle Country Road, Wading River
631-886-2272

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Fall Festival every Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12- Nov. 1 and Columbus day, 9:30am-5pm. Open on some holidays. Five-acre corn maze, hay rides, U-pick pumpkins, kiddy trains, and more. Admission: $17 children ages 3-16; $15 ages 17 & up; $11 military/law enforcement/fire; $12 ages 65 & up. Pumpkins priced per pound. Please see the website for information on admission prices.
 

Hank’s Pumpkintown
Opens Sept. 12
240 Montauk Highway, Watermill
631-726-4667

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place. An extensive list of COVID-19-related safety measure are on the website.

U-pick pumpkins and apples through October, 9:30am-6pm daily. Three corn mazes, wagon rides, tractor rides, pedal cart racetrack, and more. New attractions include a wooden dairy barn play structure. Maze Park and apple orchard are only open on Saturdays, Sundays, and school holidays. Admission: $15.
 

Seven Ponds Orchard
65 Seven Ponds Road, Water Mill
631-726-8015

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Apple, pumpkin, winter squash, and raspberry picking 9am-6pm daily. A U-pick farm with apples, berries and vegetable. Includes a farmer's market, toyland, hayrides and corn maze.
 

Stakey’s Pumpkin Farm
Open
270 West Lane, Aquebogue
631-722-3467

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick your own pumpkins through October. Hayrides, corn maze, and arm and forehead painting on-site. Greenhouse, country store, and Snack Shack with roasted corn and apple cider doughnuts on-site. Open Monday-Friday, 12-5pm; weekends and Columbus Day, 9am-5pm. Open 9am-5pm weekdays for schools and other groups; call in advance for reservations.
 

Nursery & Garden Center Inc.
Open
134 E. Woodside Ave., Patchogue
631-758-1491

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-6pm daily starting Sept. 26. Fall activities are limited this year due to the COVID-19 crisis. Field trips available.

Corn Mazes in Connecticut

Castle Hill Farm
Open
25 Sugar Lane, Newtown
203-426-5487

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place. Hand sanitizer is available.

Pick your own pumpkins through Oct. 31. 7-acre corn maze, music, and refreshments available on the weekends. Reservations available for groups and parties. Please visit the website or text 203-470-7268 before visiting the farm for updated information on hours and activities.
 

Wells Hollow Creamery/Farm
Open
656 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton
203-926-0101

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Open every weekend during the month of October. Adventure through a corn maze, visit with farm animals, take in the scenery, and enjoy ice cream treat or homemade apple pie a la mode. Ice cream shop featuring 50 different flavors. Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 12-9pm; Friday and Saturday, 12-10pm.
 

Plasko’s Farm
Open
670 Daniels Farm Road, Trumbull
203-268-2716

What you need to know: Open daily, 12-9 p.m. Due to COVID-19, the farm has a zero-contact window open for all take-out orders. Curbside pick-up is available. Daily, 12-9 pm. They only accept orders via phone. 
 

Brown's Harvest
Open
1911 Poquonock Ave., Windsor
860-683-0266

What you need to know: Masks are required; social distancing guidelines are in place.

Pumpkin picking in the fall, Sept.19-Nov.1, 10am-5pm Wednesday-Sunday. Mums, corn, squash, cornstalks, and fall decorations for sale, along with apple cider, homemade cider doughnuts, and fresh-baked apple and pumpkin pies. Hayrides, face painting, pumpkin painting, and children’s corn maze on weekends. Supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Andrew Races, Life Choice Donor Services, and Shriners Hospitals for Children. 6-acre corn maze on site. This year's corn maze theme is “The Amazing Bee."

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