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Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Central California Area (Fresno, Kings, Merced, Madera, Inyo and Tulare counties)?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Central California Area (Fresno, Kings, Merced, Madera, Inyo and Tulare counties), 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

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Fresno County

  • Hillcrest Christmas Tree and Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    Reed And Adams, Reedley, CA 93654. Phone: 559-638-2762. Alternate Phone: 559-917-6774. Fax: 559-638-2762. Email: hillcrestshops@aol.com. Open: Seasonal weekends from 10 am to 5 pm. Directions: Reed and Adams, 2 miles north of Reedley College on Reed. Pumpkin Patch - last three weekends in October Christmas Tree Season - opens the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Blossom Trail Train open first 3 weekends in March, with the last weekend being "Railfest" with trains from all over the west. Also call about "Pajama Christmas", our Christmas night event, the weekend before Christmas, with cookies, hot cocoa, steamy train rides, Santa and live music around the fire.  (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: July 15, 2010)
  • Hunter Farms - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, child-sized haybale maze, train rides, corn cannon, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Fall festival, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), face painting, jumping pillow, mining for gems, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    2985 N. Southern Pacific Avenue, Atwater, CA 95301. Phone: (209) 394-4444. Alternate Phone: (209) 261-0772. Fax: 209-357-3949. Email: events@hunterfarmspumpkinpatch.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 11 am to dusk, Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to dusk, September 28 to October 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 06, 2019)
  • Lucky H Ranch Pumpkin Patch & Christmas Tree Farm - 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, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    10222 East Clarkson Avenue, Kingsburg, CA 93631. Phone: 559-897-1650. Email: luckyhranch@comcast.net. Open: October 1 to October 31 Group Tours and Field Trips: Monday to Friday, from 9am to 1pm Open to the public: Wednesday to Friday, from 3pm to 7pm Weekends: Saturday to Sunday, from 10am to 7pm Wagon Rides and Food on weekends only in the month of October; November 1 to November 21 Open to the public: Wednesday to Friday, from 3pm to 7pm Weekends: Saturday to Sunday, from 10am to 7pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Straw Bale Pyramid, Lots of Photography Opportunities, Farm Fresh Eggs (Special Order Only), Pumpkins, Gourds, Indian Corn, Sunflowers, Mums, Straw Bales, Corn Stalks,. (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: August 01, 2010)
    A visitor writes on November 18, 2009: "I loved it. It is the most family friendly experience around."
  • Pumpkin King Farms - kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, we also have pie pumpkins, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, inflatables/bounce house, pony rides, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    100 W. Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93704. Phone: 559 240 5516. Alternate Phone: 559 658 2006. Fax: 559 658 2006. Email: info@pumpkinkingllc.com. Open: Seven days a week, from 9 am to 9 pm; September 30 to November 1. Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. INTERESTED IN GETTING YOUR PUMPKINS AT WHOLESALE? If you need a truck or two of quality pumpkins for a local grocery store, garden center, special event or fundraising please contact us for price & delivery information. We also offer wholesale deals for fall decor! We sell by the bin or bushel. Minimum order amount may be required.) Call for more information in regards to time and availability. Some varieties have limited availability so inquire early. (UPDATED: December 13, 2016)
  • The Pumpkin Grove - Hobb's Pumpkin Grove - Billy Bob's - straw maze, corn box, hayrides, pumpkin patch,
    14265 E. Goodfellow Avenue, Sanger, CA 93657. Phone: (559) 356-3962. Email: thepumpkingrovesanger@gmail.com. Open: October 19-20 & 26-27 from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Directions: Take Central 1 mile East of Academy or Goodfellow 4 miles West of Reed. Click here for a map and directions. Free admission includes: Our very shady midway with great food and picnic tables, Pumpkin Patch, Music, Photo Ops, straw Bale Maze, Corn Kernel Pit. Tickets available for: FUN-FILLED FOREST WITH MINI CORN MAZE & BILLY BOB’S HAYRIDES, Forest and Hayride tickets, $4 each or $7 combo. The Fun Filled Forest with Corn Maze: Venture on foot into the famous Forest where you will see nature at it’s spookiest in the twists and turns. Enchanting characters live throughout to interact with along the way. Then wee ones can trek their way through the kid sized Corn Maze trail after emerging from the forest. The Pumpkin Patch: Choose the perfect pumpkin to take home right from the pumpkin patch. We grow some and we add some so there are lots to choose from. Corn Kernel Pitcorn-pit: Kids and adults all love playing in a pit full of Corn Kernels (seeds). It’s an experience not soon forgotten complete with sand toys. Picnic Play Time: Enjoy The Grove’s Shady Midway with picnic tables, play areas, photo stages and lots of Halloween and harvest decor. Concessions and vendors await your arrival. Billy Bob’s tractor pulled Hayrides go past the outlands of Pumpkin Grove where folks can see his wonderful world of Halloween fun. The characters love to visit with little hayriders as they travel by. Weekend Tours – October 19 – 20 and October 26 – 27 from 11am to 5pm. (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)

Inyo County

Kings County

  • Genesis Organic Farm - Certified Organic, Cucamelon Maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, farm animals
    7595 Central Valley Hwy, Hanford, CA 93230. Phone: (559) 410-3607. Email: jeannie@gardens4education.com. Open: Maze is open to the public now through October 31st; Friday to Sunday, from noon to 4 pm; Monday to Thursday call for hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. The World's First Cucamelon Maze Now through October 31st;. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Pick a basket of cucamelons in the World's First Cucamelon Maze or we can hide an ornamental pumpkin in the maze for you to find. Either way you will have fun finding your way through the maze. Fun for all ages. See drone video of the maze on the website. Fresh picked fruit and farm animals. Take a family photo in our Hay Bale Living Room. Cucamelons are cucumbers that look like mini watermelons. Includes a pickle recipe. They grow on a dense vine so I trellised them into a maze. Note: This is not a corn maze. It is the World's First Cucamelon Maze. (ADDED: October 14, 2019)
  • Harvest Hollow Ranch - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, haunted corn maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    South 21st Off W. Grangeville Blvd., Lemoore, CA 93245. Phone: 559-210-2114. Email: contact@harvesthollowranch.com. Open: Pumpkin Patch hours: Daily 12 pm to 6 pm Corn Maze hours: Thursday to Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm Haunted Corn Trail hours: Friday and Saturday 7 pm to 10 pm Halloween week Thursday October 28 to Sunday October 31 Field Trips: 9 am to Noon Older groups are welcome to rent the corn maze at night for a moonlight/flashlight corn maze adventure (separate from the Haunted Trail) See our webpage for all hours of operation. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: West on W. Grangeville Blvd. from Highway 41 South on 21st from W. Grangeville Blvd. Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkin Patch is open daily from Noon to 6 pm with a vast variety of pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn, "pop" corn, and other festive merchandise; Also, try out our pumpkin launching cannon!! Corn Maze is open to public Thursday through Sunday Noon to 6 pm and open for field trips from 9 am to Noon during the week; Hayrides run during the same hours as corn maze; Haunted Corn Trail is open Friday and Saturday 7pm to 10pm and open the week of Halloween from Thursday, October 28th through Sunday, October 31st from 7pm to 10pm; Our local high school drama department is acting as our "ghouls" this year! Please see our website for more details or contact April Groefsema for more details!! We offer Military, School, and Senior discounts!! Come and see us this Fall!. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Come shoot our Pumpkin Launching Cannon and celebrate Halloween with us for our big bash!. (ADDED: August 30, 2010)

Madera County

  • Lady Liberty Maze at Cobb Christmas Tree Farm - corn maze, pumpkin patch and more
    8805 North Highway 41, Fresno, California. Phone: 559-439-0606. Email: jim@cobbranch.com. Bring your family and friends and try to navigate your way through the 2 ½ miles of twists, turns and dead end trails. Our 6 acre maze of 10 ft tall corn may "corn-fuse" you, but getting lost is part of finding fun! Bring a flashlight for a unique night time challenge. After you conquer the maze, visit our friends in the Animal Farm or go for a leisurely wagon ride around the beautiful and historic Cobb Ranch. Pumpkins, gourds, corn stalk and straw bales are also available to give your home or office the spirit of the season! Click here for coupons and opening hours!  (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)
    A visitor writes on August 15, 2009: "This is the same as the Cobb Ranch listing. The maze changes each year...it is a corn maze but always cut to make a picture when viewed from above. During the winter months Cobb Ranch is a Christmas tree farm and during October it is a pumpkin patch. There is also a "Pizza Farm" but I am not sure when this is open. "
  • The Nunes Family Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    10263 Avenue 25, Chowchilla, CA 93610. Phone: 559-665-7741. Fax: 559-665-7749. Email: thenunesfamily@gmail.com. Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm to Sundown; Field trips are scheduled from 8 am to 12 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: September 05, 2010)
  • Raisn Hell Ranch Haunted Cornfield - corn maze, Fall festival, haunted corn maze, haunted trail,
    7451 Road 32 - highway 99 At Avenue 7, Madera , CA 93637. Phone: 559-416-1400. Email: eventsbyschmall@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Thurs:7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Friday to Saturday:7:00 pm to 11:00 pm, Sunday 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Directions: From the North Highway 99 to Avenue 7 West on Avenue 7 to Road 32 (1/2 mile) North on Road 32 (1/4 mile) Enter parking lot on East side of the road. Click here for a map and directions. Raisn Hell Ranch Haunted Cornfield: October 15 to October 31. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Raisin Hell Ranch was said to be the favorite new haunted attraction in the Fresno area in 2008. Now with new scares, more actors and a demented Creative Team, the 2010 Raisin Hell Ranch is sure to be the best haunted attraction in the Valley! Three terrifying attractions await thrill seekers and Halloween enthusiasts are sure to get the scare of a lifetime.  (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: October 03, 2010)

Merced County

  • Bear Creek Pumpkin Patch at Fox Creek Ranch - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    7326 East Highway 140, Merced, CA 95340. Phone: (209) 722-8200. Email: info@bearcreekpumpkins.com. Open: daily from October 1 through October 31 from 9 am to 6 pm. Directions: Take Highway 99 to Merced, head east on Highway 140 towards Yosemite, destination on left before Planda. Payment: Cash or credit. Heirloom pumpkins, corn stalks. (UPDATED: October 21, 2015) (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: September 20, 2009)
  • Frightmare Farms - hayrides, haunted field,
    964 Gillette Avenue, Merced, CA 95341 . Phone: ?. Email: Click here for their contact form. Open: Last two weeks of October, doors open at 7 pm. Directions: Take Highway 99 to Le Grand Road, exit and follow the signs. about 20 minutes south east from Merced and about 45 minutes north of Fresno. Directions can be printed off the Google powered map on their website. Payment: cash, credit cards.  Two horrifying attractions set in the heart of Merced County’s farmland will have you begging for mercy. Experience sheer terror in the clutches of Barnyard Slaughter, an up-close, super intense scare not intended for the feint of heart that includes mine shafts, cemeteries, and non-stop action. Or step onto Frightmare Express, our haunted hayride through 10 acres of zombie-ridden corn that will have you screaming out loud. We also offer a very family-friendly atmosphere complete with hayrides that are not haunted and plenty of seating around warm fires where a cup of our famous homemade cocoa and other assorted homemade treats are best enjoyed.  (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website)   (ADDED: October 21, 2011, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 21, 2011: "Haven't been there but see their sign on the highway. Have a good website detailing about them"
  • Hunter Farms Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, child-sized haybale maze, train rides, corn cannon, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), face painting, jumping pillow, mining for gems, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    2985 North Southern Pacific Avenue, Atwater, CA 95301. Phone: (209) 394-4444. Email: events@hunterfarmspumpkinpatch.com. Open: September 29, 2018 to October 30, 2018 Monday to Friday, from 11 am to 6:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 6:30 pm October 31, 2018 from 11 am to 3pm. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Before picking out your pumpkin, take time to visit 20 of our dinosaurs at our Time Travel Tractor ride, shoot cannons at Billykens' Blasters, enjoy the Barnyard Bounce, Corn Maze, Hay Ride, Dino Dig sandbox, Critter Corral. Hay Maze, Fall photo spots and our new Barnyard Squares Ag Edu-tainment Production. (ADDED: September 12, 2018)
  • Vista Ranch and Cellars - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Bounce house, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Inflatables/bounce house, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    7326 E. highway 140, Merced, CA 95340. Phone: 209-722-8200. Fax: 209-722-8700. Email: Thevistamerced@gmail.com. Open: September 29 - October 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 7 miles east of Merced on Highway 140. One mile east of Arboleda. Take Le Grand Exit from Highway 99 heading north. Take 140 exit from 99 heading south. Click here for a map and directions. Open every Thursday and Friday night for Wood Fired Pizza for May to October; Live music is available most Thursdays and Fridays!. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 26, 2013) (ADDED: August 20, 2013)

Tulare County

  • Schott's Pumpkin Patch -  no corn maze, hay maze, hay ride, Pumpkins, Indian Corn, petting zoo,and more.
    22660 Ave. 192, Strathmore, CA, 93267. Phone: 559-568-1290. Email: schottpumpkins@cs.com.  Open: October-daily 9am-6pm, BUT I haven't had an update in YEARS from this farm, - please let me know, if you go. Directions: Located on Hwy. 65. 5 miles north of Porterville. From Hwy 99 at Tulare: east on Hwy 137 to Lindsay, then south 5 miles. From Barkersfield: north on Hwy 99 to Hwy 65(Sequoia) turn off, then approx 50 miles.. Host school field trips (preschool through 2nd grade), student science center, historical exhibit of local Native Americans (Yokuts), exhibit of varieties of squash and pumpkins. Indian Corn, host of school field trips (preschool through 2nd grade), student science center, historical exhibit of local Native American(Yokuts), exhibit of varieties of squash and pumpkins, petting zoo, hay maze, hay ride and more.
  • Vossler Farms - corn maze, pumpkin patch, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, picnic area, school tours
    South Mooney Blvd. and Avenue 266, Visalia, CA. Phone: (888) 528-1724. Open: Pumpkin Patch and Cornmaze on October 1st is our opening day. See their facebook page for for hours and availability.Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: . See this page for coupons. (UPDATED: August 23, 2016, JBS)   (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website) (ADDED: July 28, 2010, suggested by a visitor)

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