Find local corn mazes and hay rides here!

Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, 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. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

Especially this year, due to Coronavirus, be sure to click on the links to confirm this year's dates and activities; many have cut back on activities. Corn mazes tend to be open, pumpkins are usually for sale.  Mostly, it is things like festivals, inflatables and groups activities that are restricted in 2020. If they don't have a website or Facebook page, call email them directly or call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY BEFORE YOU GO.

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Updates for October 2020

October: Many corn mazes are open now, just scroll down the page. 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

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Alameda County

  • G & M Farms - corn maze, pumpkin patch, straw bale maze, more
    487 East Airway Blvd, Livermore, CA 94551. Phone: (925) 447- FARM. Email: Diane@gmfarms.com. Open: UPDATE for 2020:  Unfortunately due to the COVID-19 pandemic, G&M Farms has made the difficult decision not to open this year, we will be holding a FREE Pumpkin Drive-Thru; Cornfield Maze Hours Monday - Thursday 4-8 PM, Friday 4-10 PM, Saturday 10 AM -10 PM, Sunday 10 AM - 8 PM; Pumpkin Patch Hours are Monday - Friday 2-6 PM, Saturday and Sunday 10 AM - 6 PM. Directions: Click here for a a map and directions. See these pages for more information: corn maze, pumpkin patch, , Straw bale maze, Visit our farm animals, Enjoy a pony ride (weekends only), Purchase farm fresh vegetables and Fall decorations.  G&M has ample parking, easy freeway access near BART Park 'n ride. G & M Farms Cornfield Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Livermore has been featured TWICE on the David Letterman Show. For Mom, there’s fresh produce, decorative gourds and Indian corn. Your little ones will love G&M’s farm animals and the free straw bale maze and corn box. Weekends feature Pony Rides, Pedal Carts, and our new attraction The Barnyard Blasters! plus don’t forget to ride G & M Farms’ famous Cow Train. Download your discount coupon HERE.. (UPDATED: October 4, 2015, JBS)(UPDATED: October 13, 2013, from their website)
  • Speer Family Farm - straw or hay bale maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, wagon rides, restrooms, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    2153 Ferry Point, Alameda, CA 94501. Phone 510-705-2352. Email: info@speerfamilyfarms.com. Open: October 1st to the 31st 10am to 10pm 7 days a week. Directions: Interstate 580 west; exit Powell Street; right on Powell; right on Christie Street; corner of Christie avenue and Bay Street. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We offer a wide variety of high quality, locally grown pumpkins, gourds and squash. Family owned and operated. Large jumpy house, petting zoo, hay maze and rides available for your families enjoyment. (UPDATED: September 25, 2015) (UPDATED: October 05, 2010) (ADDED: September 15, 2010) 

Contra Costa County 

  • Clayton Valley Pumpkin Farm & Christmas Trees - straw or hay bale maze, train rides, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    1060 Pine Lane, Clayton, CA 94517. Phone: 925-672-5198. Email: info@cvpumpkinfarm.com. Open: Thursday, October 1st - Saturday, October 31st from 9 am to 8 pm; Train operates 3 pm to dusk on weedays, and 9 am to dusk on weekends; Playlands close at dusk daily. Directions: From 24 east, take the Ygnacio Valley Road exit. Follow Ygnacio Valley road for approximately 7.5 miles and turn right onto Clayton Road. Follow Clayton Road for 4 miles. Clayton Road will turn into Marsh Creek Road. (It is best to avoid downtown Clayton and stay on the main road). Once Marsh Creek Road narrows down to a two lane road, look to the right for Pine Lane and turn right. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October, November, December. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.  (UPDATED: October 4, 2015, JBS)
  • G and S Farms - pumpkin patch, pumpkins, corn maze
    2490 Sellers Avenue, Brentwood, CA 94513. Phone: 916-717-8143. Email: info@gsfarms.net. Open: Monday through Friday from 10am- 4pm, Saturday + Sunday from 10am - 4pm. We do accommodate private groups and may have intermittent closures for our classroom encounters. We welcome you to come join us at our seasonal U-Pick Pumpkin Patch!  Bring your families, enjoy our fall activities and pick your favorite pumpkin right off the vine! Bring your classroom to the farm with our grade-appropriate education programs & field trips.
     And Check in next spring when our Cherry U-Picks re-open! Each May, we welcome Bay Area families into our orchards for our Annual Cherry U-Picks. We'll provide buckets and a beautiful crop of cherries for you and your family to pick yourselves! The U-Pick season, ranging from early May to mid June, has become a treasured tradition in the Brentwood farming community. We hope you'll come spend a day in the sun, enjoying the natural beauty of a fruitful orchard in spring!  (ADDED: October 04, 2019, JBS)
  • Three Nunns Farm - pumpkin patch, corn maze
    Old Marsh Creek Road, Brentwood, CA 94513. Phone: (925) 550-0870. Email: threenunnsfarm@gmail.com. Open: daily from 10 am to 6 pm, until October 31.  Carve out some time for our pumpkins! We are open all of October for pumpkin fun, agricultural education, & community involvement! For information about group reservations & discounts, please email us at , we promise to get back to you as soon as we can! Directions: Three Nunns Farm is located on the corner of Marsh Creek & Vasco Road. From Marsh Creek Road turn north onto Old Marsh Creek Road and follow the signs until you see the farm stand. Please park along Old Marsh Creek Road or within designated parking areas. Our pumpkin patch and interactive corn maze are both great activities to explore the farm and let off some energy! The farm has plenty of room to roam around and we encourage children (and parents) to get as dirty as possible! We also have a variety of fresh produce available for purchase including pomegranates, cucumbers, watermelons, bell peppers, cantaloupes, peppers, and decorative corn stalks and olive branches. You can also find us at the Brentwood Farmers’ Market on Saturdays! Click here for a link to the Facebook page.  (ADDED: October 04, 2019, JBS)

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