Find local corn mazes and hay rides here!

Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Far Western North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Far Western North Carolina, 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!

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Updates for September 2019

September: 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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Buncombe County

  • Fields of Fun, Eliada's Annual Corn Maze - corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    2 Compton Drive, Asheville, NC 28806. Phone: 828 254 5356. Alternate Phone: 828 384 8031. Fax: 828 259 5384. Email: cashworth@eliada.org. Open: Hours of operation are Fridays from 4-8pm; Saturdays from 10am-8pm, and Sundays from 11am-7pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Fields of Fun is located 5 minutes from downtown Asheville. Take 40 West to Exit 44, go left on Patton. Turn left on Leicester and proceed 2.25 miles. through). Proceed up the hill; Compton Drive will dead end into Fields of Fun. Click here for a map and directions. Fields of Fun, Eliada's annual corn maze will open for the 2010 season on September 17 and will remain open each weekend through Halloween. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. In 2010, the maze will host "Fun Friday" events like a classic car show, live music events, pumpkin carving contest, bluegrass and barbeque night, and more. Check out our webpage for more information.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website) (ADDED: August 20, 2010)
  • Hickory Nut Gap Farm - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, cow train / barrel train rides, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Turkeys, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, trike track, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    57 Sugar Hollow Rd, Fairview, NC 28730. Phone: 828-628-1027. Email: office@hickorynutgapfarm.com. Open: September to October, Monday to Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: Mid June-Late July Black Raspberries: Late June-July Blackberries: July-Mid September Red Raspberries: August-Mid September. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Notes: Activities vary by season. Please call for current offerings & U-pick availability. Admission fee for activities during September and October. (UPDATED: January 27, 2015) (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: October 13, 2010)

Cherokee County

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Clay County

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Graham County

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Haywood County

  • Canton Corn Maze - Corn maze, Hayrides, Haunted Maize
    4168 Pisgah Drive, Canton, NC 28716. Phone: 828-648-8575. Email: ptfarmer58@aol.com. Open: Wednesday to Friday from 4pm - 9pm, Saturday and Sunday from 1pm - 9pm; closed on Monday and Tuesday; open through 11/1. Directions: Take I-40 West from Asheville. Take exit 31, take 215 South to Canton. The road will bear right. Turn left at the stop light. Turn right on the 4th light onto Highway 110 South. The maze is 3.5 miles on the right. Attractions Campfires Country Store Mini Mazes  (ADDED: October 21, 2009, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 21, 2009: & "Wonderful, gives alot to the local hospice in memory of his wife"

Henderson County

  • Grandad's Apples and Such - corn maze, Apples, nectarines, peaches, pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo
    2951 Chimney Rock Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792. Phone: 828-685-1685. Email us at: grandadsapples@yahoo.com.  Open: 7 days a week until mid November from 9 AM to 5 PM. Directions: I-26, Exit 49-A. Go straight on 64East 2 miles. Big barn with tractor on silo on left.Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.  (UPDATED: September 22, 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: October 25, 2009)
  • Stepp's Hillcrest Orchard - corn maze, Apples, grapes, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides
    221 Stepp Orchard Drive, Hendersonville, NC 28793. Phone: 828-685-9083. Email us at: apples@steppapples.com. Open: call or see their website for current dates and hours; Mid August - Mid October  Directions: From Asheville, NC Take I-26 East to the US 64 East, Bat Cave, Chimney Rock exit (exit 49A). Stay on 64E (Chimney Rock Rd.) for 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Pace Road. Go one mile and turn right on Stepp Orchard Drive. From Charlotte, NC: Take I-85 South to I-26 West in Spartanburg, SC. Take I-26 W to the US 64 East, Bat Cave, Chimney Rock exit (exit 49A). Stay on 64E (Chimney Rock Rd.) for 4.5 miles. Turn right onto Pace Road. Go one mile and turn right on Stepp Orchard Drive. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Enjoy a visit to a working apple farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina! Ride on the farm wagon through acres of orchard and Farmer Stepp's pumpkin patch and grape vines. Pick your own bag of apples and/or pumpkin. Drink a cup of delicious local apple cider. Enjoy a short educational presentation in the apple barn. Find your way through our corn and/or soybean maze. Bring a picnic lunch to eat beside the orchard.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)

Macon County

Madison County

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McDowell County

  • The Historic Orchards at Alta Pass - Hayrides, apples (prepicked only, no PYO)
    1025 Orchard Rd, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. Phone: (828) 765-9531. ALternate phone: (888) 765-9531. Email: altapass.orchard@gmail.com. Directions: Milepost 328.3 on The Blue Ridge Parkway, Click HERE for our MAP. OpOpen: May 19 through September 30: Mon & Wed-Saturday from 10-6, Sun 12-6, CLOSED TUESDAYS. In October we are open every day of the week 10-6. Also: Music, Food Treats, Handmade Crafts & Demonstrations, Jams, Apple Butter, Cider, Honey, Fudge, and Ice Cream. Herb & Butterfly Gardens. Storytelling Hayrides. Historic Plays. Tour Packages. (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)

Mitchell County

Polk County

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Rutherford County

Swain County

  • Darnell Farms - corn maze, haunted maze, pumpkin patch in the field, pumpkins (brought in from the field), concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food),
    2300 Governors Island Rd, Bryson City, NC 28789. Phone: 828-488-2376. Email: jeffdarnell11@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Saturday from 8am - 7pm, Sunday from 9am-6pm. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. At other times of the year, Darnell Farms also has weekend festivals: Strawberry Jam Festival, Tomatoefest and Timberfest. Click here for our Facebook page. The farm also offers ice cream stand, camp sites, fishing, hayrides in the fall, guided field trips for schools in the fall, upcoming music festival. (UPDATED: July 23, 2014)  (ADDED: October 15, 2011, suggested by a visitor)

Transylvania County

  • Blue Ridge Corn Maze - corn maze, nighttime haunted maze
    161605 Everett Road, Pisgah Forest, NC. Phone: 828-884-4415. Email: slidetm@citcom.net. Open: call or see their website for current dates and hours. Directions: From Asheville - take I-26 east to Airport / Hwy 280 exit. Turn Right on Hwy 280 , go approx. 15 mi to red light at Pisgah Forest. Turn left on Hwy 64 east. Go 3.5 mi, to Penrose. Turn Right on Crab Creek Rd at Triangle Stop, gas/grocery. Go 1 1/2 mi to Everett Rd. Turn Right on Everett, go 1 1/2 mi to maze on Right.  See their website for more directions. Payment: Cash, only. $1 per person discount for groups of 10 or more. Bring your Friends! Special Rates for groups of 50 or more - Please call. Call about fundraising opportunities for non-profit organizations.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website) (ADDED: October 05, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 05, 2010: "i haven't been but a lot of people i know have went many times and love it"

Yancey County

 

 

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