Find local corn mazes and hay rides here!

Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in southeastern Iowa?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in southeastern Iowa, 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 April 2021

April: 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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Appanoose County

Davis County

Des Moines County

Henry County

  • Ghost Train - haunted train ride
    Mount Pleasant, IA 52641. Phone: 319-385-2912. Email: jwcrouch@interl.net. Open: see the website. Fun at a "Haunted" train station, ghosts and goblins, fall food and fun for all ages. MCRR Running Times: 6:00 - 10:00pm. The railroad takes on an eerie feel for its annual Ghost Train. Join us for a spooktactular event on the 'Train of No Return.' Watch for more information on this exciting event. Located in McMiIllin Park in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. (UPDATED: August 18, 2008)

Jefferson County

Keokuk County

Lee County

  • Appleberry Orchard - corn maze, corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    2469 Highway 2, Donnellson, IA 52625. Phone: 319-372-1307. Email: info@appleberryorchard.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From the West, we are 7 miles East of Donnellson on Highway 2. From the East, we are 2.5 miles West of Ft. Madison on Highway 2. Click here for a map and directions. Open for the season August 1 to October 31; August hours are Monday - Saturday 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm; September and October hours are Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday 9 am to 7 pm and Sunday 11 am to 7 pm;. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Join us at Appleberry Acres, our fun farm play area, for all sorts of terrific fun! You're kids will have a blast playing on our Tire Sand Pile, Play House, Horse & Wagon, Ring Toss, Checkerboard, Straw Hut, & Corn Stalk Teepees, Coal Mine, Spookley the Square Pumpkin, Scavenger Hunt, Wagon rides (weekends only), Barrel train rides (weekends only). We grow 27 varieties of pumpkins, all sizes, shapes, orange and white pumpkins! Find the perfect match for your fall festivities! Try all of our ten varieties of winter squash including Acorn, Blue Hubbard, Buttercup, Butternut, Carnival, Kabocha, Long Island Cheese, Red Kuri, Spaghetti and Sweet Dumpling. Many colors, shapes and sizes of gourds including Apple, Dutch Crookneck, Kikuza and Thelma Sanders. (UPDATED: September 18, 2015) (ADDED: August 15, 2012, by JBS)
  • Harvestville Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, kiddie (mini) corn maze, we also have pie pumpkins, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Fall festival, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), inflatables/bounce house, jumping pillow, trike track, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    1977 highway 2, Donnellson, IA 52625. Phone: (319) 470-1558. Email: info@harvestvillefarm.com. Open: Pick your own pm;kins are September 22nd to October 31st. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices (IPM). Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Throughout the spring & summer months our farm features: plants, annuals, seeds, fresh veggies, fruits, Farm to Table Dinners and Home and Garden Decor. In September and October our 40 acres of pumpkins, squash and gourds turn our farm into a harvest haven along with two large play areas for families of all ages to enjoy, a 10 acre corn maze, wagon rides and special fall events. In November our farm transforms once again into a winter wonderland that features fresh cut trees, wreaths, roping, gift items and arrangements up until the Christmas holiday. (UPDATED: August 27, 2018)
    A visitor writes on September 3, 2007: "We make a trip to this place every year (this is our third). Looks like they just opened up again for the season on September 1st. The number of varieties of pumpkins and squash is endless. We love them. Hope this brings more folks to her place, it's really great! They have other events throughout the year, but of course, fall is their big season. "

Louisa County

  • Barnyard Blooms - UPDATE: October 08, 2016: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
    337 Cemetery Lane, Grandview, IA 52752. (UPDATED: July 31, 2009)   

Monroe County

Van Buren County

Wapello County

Washington County

  • Sass Family Farm - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, Fall festival, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted house, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, inflatables/bounce house, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    3060 160th St, Riverside, IA 52327. Phone: 319 648-3788. Alternate Phone: 319 936-0533. Email: signsource@outlook.com. Open: Monday to Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm Mid September to end of October. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Directly off highway 218 on 160th Street in the country outside of Riverside, Iowa. 20 minutes south of Iowa City and 20 North of Washington. Click here for a map and directions. Sweet Corn is early July; Fresh produce as the garden is available; Fall events and pumpkins available mid September to end of October. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 08, 2017)

Wayne County

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