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Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Triangle area of North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Triangle area of 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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Chatham County

  • Mrs. Ruth's Farm - corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, Bounce house, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, Inflatables/bounce house, events at your location (call for info)
    11361 Green Level Road, Apex, NC 27523. Phone: 919-614-0975. Email: mrsruthfarms@gmail.com. Open: Saturday from 10 am to 6:30pm and Sunday from 1pm to 6pm, September 28 to October 27. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: across from intersection of Luther Road and Greenlevel Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Antique Tractor Show and Parade, Saturday, October 5 "Hit and Miss" Farm Engine Demonstration, Saturday, October 19 Zombie Paintball Hayrides, Saturdays in October from 6pm to 9pm. Take a hayride through the woods to our 5 acre corn maze and 7 acre playground. Race your friends in the hipity hop horse race, ride pedal cars, climb the hay mountain, conquer the Explorer's Quest within the maze; little ones can play in the bounce house, hay maze, play in the giant sand box and ride a John Deere just for them! You can take home your pumpkins, find a fun gift, hand made jam or treat in Mrs, Ruth's General Store. Food concessions available. Leashed dog friendly. (UPDATED: September 13, 2016, JBS) (ADDED: September 21, 2012)(UPDATED: September 21, 2013)

Durham County

  • Ganyard Hill Farm - corn maze, straw or hay bale maze,pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    319 Sherron Road, Durham, NC 27703. Phone: 9195968728. Email: farmer@ganyardhillfarm.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 6 pm; Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm; September 27th to November 1st.  Click here for current open hours, days and dates. DDirections: Sherron Rd runs between U.S. 70 and NC 98 on the east side of Durham. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.  Click here for our Facebook page. We are a REAL pumpkin patch -- we grow our own pumpkins, which is hard to find in these parts of North Carolina. Ganyard Hill Farm is a seasonal attraction, in Durham, North Carolina is open in the Fall each year; We welcome families and groups to the farm with no reservations required; Farm Admission is inclusive of all attractions! Each admission includes picking one free pumpkin from the patch; Pre-picked pumpkins can also be purchased directly at the farm store without paying admission.  (UPDATED: August 12, 2014) (UPDATED: September 15, 2013)(ADDED: September 09, 2013)

Franklin County

  • Hill Ridge Farms - hayrides, pumpkins, pig races, Fall Harvest festival, train rides, country store, jumping pillow, bounce house,
    703 Tarboro Rd., Youngsville, NC, 27596. Phone: 1-919-556-1771 or 1-800-358-4170. Email: funonthefarm@hillridgefarms.com. Directions: click here for a map and directions. Open: 7 Days a Week from 9:00am to 6:30pm. Conference Center for big events-weddings, family gatherings, etc. Payment: credit cards, cash. Our Fall Harvest & Pumpkin Festival will begin on September 13 and will continue Every Day through November 9. During these special Harvest Festival Days, General Admission to the farm is $10.00 per person (ages 2+) and includes: One covered wagon Hayride with a free Pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch, Farm Animal Corral, Fish Feeding Dock, Kids' Playland, 80' Giant Slide, Picnic Grounds. Hill Ridge Farms Superpass $20.00: Includes everything above, plus: One Gem Stone Panning Bag and Unlimited Train Rides. Other attractions: Pony Rides will be available every weekend throughout the Festival for an additional $4 per child. Chuckwagon Grill will be selling Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Fries and more right here on the Farm grounds during these special Harvest Festival Weekends. Night Time Hayrides will tour our Back Woods on Saturday, October 18th and Saturday, October 25th, 2008. Night Time Hayrides are for groups of 25 or more people and are available by reservation only. Note: For safety reasons, free pumpkins are not included with Night Time Hayrides (October evenings are *very dark in the Pumpkin Patch*!)  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: October 24, 2008)
  • Vollmer Fam - CERTIFIED ORGANIC, corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, cow train rides, goat walk, wagon rides, Jumping pillow, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, Jumping pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    677 NC highway 98 East, Bunn, NC 27508. Phone: 919-497-3076. Email: fun@vollmerfarm.com. Open: Starting end of September through November 2nd for pumpkin season. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From highway 64E 1. Take highway 39N to highway 98E (Food Lion) 2. Take a right hand turn at Food Lion 3. Vollmer Farm is 1 mile on the left. From 401N/98E 1. Take 98E 9 miles to Bunn. 2. Turn right and stay on 98E at Bunn Exxon Station. 3. Stay on 98E 2 miles 4. Farm is on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Christmas Celebration at the farm is always 1st two weekends in December; Nativity Scene, singing performices, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Santa Train rides, and all the Back Forty play area attractions - Open Saturdays 2pm to 7pm first two weekends in December. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: April 29, 2013) ( UPDATED: August 07, 2008)

Granville County

  • Wm Lyon's Blueberry and Pumpkin Farm - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides,
    1563 Will Suitt Rd 1540 Will Suitt Rd , Creedmoor, NC 27522. Phone: 919-669-9399. Email: lyonpumpkinfarm@gmail.com. Open: October Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00, Sunday 12:00 am to 5:00 during the week is for field trips. Directions: Off of highway 85 and 15 south on Will Suitt rd. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: May 11, 2015) (UPDATED: September 10, 2014) (ADDED: October 26, 2009, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 26, 2009: "I loved it. Took the kids today and it was super nice. Huge pumpkin field for the real experience! During the summer they have strawberries. "

Johnston County

  • Boyette Farms - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, haunted corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted house, haunted trail, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    1620 Loop Road, Clayton, NC 27527. Phone: 919-553-0016. Open: We close from 6pm to 7pm to transition from daytime activities to night time activities. Directions: from highway 70 in Clayton turn beside Bojangles. Go through the stoplight and turn Right onto Covered Bridge road. Go to the stop sign and turn Left onto Covered Bridge Road again. Turn Right onto Loop Road. Our Farm is located about 1/2 mile on the Right. Click here for a map and directions. We open September and Close the last day in October; For our Christmas event we open the day after Thanksgiving, and Close the day after Christmas. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: June 11, 2010)
  • Smith's Nursery, Inc. - straw or hay bale maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, farm market, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    443 Sanders Road, Benson, NC 27504. Phone: 919-934-1700. Email: smithsnursery@aol.com.  Open: Pumpkin Patch is open September to November. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Come to our Fall Festival - on a Saturday in October. A $5 Entry fee per person includes all of the following: Hayrides, Face Painting, Pumpkin Painting, Bounce House, Fire Truck, Music and More! If you have any questions or are interested in being a vendor at our Festival please contact us. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (UPDATED: January 26, 2016) (UPDATED: May 29, 2015, JBS)(UPDATED: September 28, 2010) (ADDED: July 28, 2009)
  • Wilson's Family Market - pumpkins, straw or hay bale maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    5368 Wilson's Mills Road, Clayton, NC 27520. Phone: 919=934-6918. Fax: 919-934-0429. Email: wilsonsfamilymarket@dockpoint.net. Directions: Call for directions. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in All year. Open: Tuesday to Saturday, 8 am to 6 pm, Sunday, 1 pm to 5 pm, Mondays: closed; Call for seasonal hours. Strawberries: Mid April, Pumpkin Patch: Starts October 1st, Christmas Trees: Day after Thanksgiving till Christmas Eve. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Nahunta meat products, hoop cheese, canned goods, seasoned and cooked collards and turnip greens, butterbeans, peas, hot house tomatoes, homemade baked goods, flowers, shrubs, gift items. (ADDED: September 18, 2008)

Nash County

Orange County

  • McKee Cedar Creek Farm - McKee's CornField Maze - haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, cow train rides, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted house, haunted trail, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    5011 Kiger Road, Rougemont, NC 27572. Phone: 919-732-8065. Email: vkmckee@aol.com. Open: Opening September 24 to October 31; Fridays 3pm to 8pm, Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday, from 1pm to 8pm, Visit our web sites for our Haunted Maze listings. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: We are located in Northern Orange County North Carolina-( Heart of Research Triangle area) From I-40 or I-85 Exit on Hillsborough, NC Exits. (Both I-85 and I-40 connect in Hillsborugh) Travel North through Downtown Hillsborough on highway 86N. Turn Right on highway 57N and travel 8 miles to Kiger Road. Turn Right on Kiger Road and McKee CornField Maze is 1.5 miles on the right. Signage will direct you to the farm and parking areas. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: September 09, 2011) (ADDED: August 31, 2010)

Person County

Vance County

Wake County

  • Green Acres Farm - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Bounce house or pillow, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    1132 Morrisville-carpenter Road, Cary, NC 27519. Phone: 919-481-2435. Email: ferrells@greenacrescary.com. Open: Labor day weekend thru 10/31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From highway 55, take Morrisville-Carpenter road 1.5 miles. We are directly across from Carpenter Village. From Davis Drive take Morrisville-Carpenter road west 1/2 mile. Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze Labor Day weekend thru Halloween Christmas trees Friday after Thanksgiving thru 12/20. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page.  (UPDATED: December 07, 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: November 09, 2010) (ADDED: October 01, 2010) 
  • Green Level Gourd Farm - corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties
    3800 Green Level Road West, Apex, NC 27523. Phone: 919-387-7352. Email: sandrajockisch@att.net. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: September 26, 2008, suggested by a visitor) (UPDATED: October 21, 2009)
    A visitor writes on September 16, 2010: "I love this little farm because it seems like a real farm, not a commercialized amusement park. It is so child friendly and the farmer and his wife are so nice to the kids. They really know how to make you feel welcome and right at home. I loved the spooky hayride and the donkey ride. They hayride is so entertaining for the whole family. This is a great Halloween family adventure and very affordable. We really had a great time. "
     A visitor writes on September 26, 2008: "Cutest hayride ever! lots of Halloween decorations, very festive! Historic farm setting with old farm house and buildings. Old (Historic) farm equipment"
  • Hill Ridge Farm - pumpkins, pony ride, hayride, train ride
    703 Tarboro Road - Youngsville, NC 27596. Phone: (919) 556-1771. Or Phone: 800-358-4170. Fax: 919-556-5881. Email: . Directions: click here for Directions. Open: 7 Days a Week 9:00am - 6:30pm. 2008 information, from their website: Fall Festival General Admission - $10.00 (Fall General Admission also includes Hayride & Pumpkin!) Children under 2 years old are admitted FREE! Train Rides: $2.50; Gem Stone Panning: $6.00; Pony Rides: $4.00 (September 13th-Nov. 9th) Weekends Only.
    A visitor writes on September 21, 2008:
    "It is a great experience for kids and adults. It is the coolest place. For the admission price of $10, you walk away with an awesome experience PLUS a pumpkin! They have a country store that sells lots of canned food such as apple butter, pickles, salsa, etc. and a lot other things. They have a pony ride, hayride, train ride and a cool slide. It is an amazing family experience. " (ADDED: September 21, 2008, suggested by a visitor)
  • Ken's Korny Corn Maze - corn maze, children's maze, rope maze,
    3175 Benson Highway, Garner, NC, 27529. Phone: 919-779-4765. Directions: Click here for Directions. Open: Friday 4-9 Saturday 10-9 Sunday 1-7 Run's until November 15, 2008. 2008 prices: $10.00 Adult, 6-12 $8.00, 3-5 $4.00 HayRides Daytime only $4.00. New 24 Foot Super Slide. Children's Maze - Small maze made from straw for the beginners. Rope Maze - 8,000 square feet of fun. Games -Miniature golf and pumpkin bowling. Concessions - Hot dogs, Pelican's Snowballs, Chick-Fil-A sandwiches, funnel cakes, nachos, popcorn drinks and specialty coffee hot and cold with picnic area. Photo Opportunities - Straw creatures, giant pumpkin, cutouts and very large straw man. Straw Critters - Giant spider, caterpillar and bumble bee. Tractor made out of large round bales of straw for playing. Gourd Checkers - Large playing board with Jack-Be-Little pumpkins. Fun for all ages! Monster Truck and Tractor wooden playground equipment.  (UPDATED: October 05, 2008)
  • The Maze At Hector's Creek - corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    175 Old Mill Road, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526. Phone: 919-552-0823. Fax: 919-577-2262. Email: pam@hectorscreekfarm.com. Directions: From Fuquay Varina follow US highway 401 South toward Lillington. Turn right onto RAWLS CHURCH ROAD. Proceed approx. 2 miles Turn left onto OLD MILL ROAD. 1/10 mile on right is parking area. Wait for haywagon to pick you up. Crops are usually available in October. Open: School Groups: Monday to Thursday 9:30am to 2:00pm; Open to the Public Friday 2:30pm to 9:00pm; Saturday 11:00am to 9:00pm; CLOSED Sunday except for church groups of 70 or more and by appointment. Corn maze Sept 26 to November 1; $10 per person; Concessions on weekends; Thank you for not bringing food; School tours Sept 15 to November 7; lessons taught on farm meet NCSCS; $7 per person; Visit our website for more info.  School groups are allowed to bring lunches. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. We look forward to seeing you at The Maze At Hector's Creek. We offer fun for the whole family. We also rent our pavilion for reunions, business meetings, corporate picnics and church dinners. Call for more information. For more information see these pages: Calendar of Events, Attractions, Location / Directions, Photos, (UPDATED: October 14, 2008)
  • Page Farms - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    6100 Mt. Herman Rd, Raleigh, NC 27617. Phone: 919-596-3227. Alternate Phone: 919-451-5534. Email: pagefarms@frontier.com. Open: Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: coming from raleigh take glenwood Avenue to briar creek pkwy. take a right. go to the stoplight and take a right onto acc blvd. drive a half a mile to mt. herman road take a left and we are a half a mile down on the left. from durham take highway 70 towards raleigh. take a left on leesville road drive 4 miles to 4 way flashing light. take a right and we are 1/4 mile on the right. pick your own strawberries start around the third week in April; we offer several varieties of strawberries; the season typically last until the first week in june; the pumpkin patch is open from the last week of September until halloween; school field trips are available every day of the week for pumpkins and strawberries. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards. we are a 4th generation farm. it is a working farm. we are in the city of raleigh but still just a little bit country. fun for the entire family. old and young alike. (ADDED: October 21, 2012)
  • Tractor's Corn Maze - corn maze, 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, tractor-pulled hay rides,
    13912 Bold Run Hill Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587. Phone: (919) 761-4090. Email: amanda.medlin@ymail.com. Open: Saturdays and Sundays only; September 22 to October 28. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 04, 2018)

Warren County

 

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