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Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Central Nebraska?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Central Nebraska, 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. A LWAYS call before you go to confirm whether they are open this year and any requirements, they don't always report changes to me, and many closed permanently due to the covid lockdowns!

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Corn mazes, sorted by county

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Adams County

Antelope County

Blaine County

Boone County

Boyd County

Brown County

Buffalo County

Chase County

  • Cox's Pumpkin Patch - Pumpkins, pony rides, hayrack rides, scarecrow contests, 5K and 10 mile runs.
    West of town, Champion, NE. Phone: (308) 882-4038. Email: Open: October 20 to 21st, Patch open daily, 9am to 4pm. Directions: 5 miles west of town.

Clay County

  • Country Harvest Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, petting zoo
    331 Road 310, Glenvil, NE 68941. Phone: 402-771-2148. Email: Open: September 22nd through October 27th, 2013, on Friday from 4 pm to 7 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, and Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm. Directions: From Glenvil, 1-1/2 miles south, 1-1/4 miles east. Click here for a map and directions. Late September through October 31st. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/Mastercard.   Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 22, 2011) (UPDATED: September 25, 2013)

Custer County

  • Fox Seasonal Farms - corn maze, haunted corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    43860 Paulsen Road, Broken Bow, NE 68822. Phone: 308-870-0685. Email: Open: Saturday 10 am to 6 pm Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm The Country Store is Open Thursdays from 2 pm to 8 pm for Ladies Night Open Tuesday through Friday for School Tours Only. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Just North of Broken Bow on Airport Road. Click here for a map and directions. Patch is open September 26th through October 31st. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: October 06, 2009)

Dawson County

  • J's Jack -O-Lanterns - corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    74672 Road 422, Cozad, NE 69130. Phone: 308-784-3071. Fax: 308-784-3071. Open: October weekends Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm Group tours available throughout the week by appointment during October. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 74672 Road 422, Cozad Nebraska. Travel five miles north of Cozad on highway 21. Turn east and drive one mile and turn north and drive one mile. Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open October 1st through October 31st. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: October 14, 2009)

Dundy County

Franklin County

Frontier County

Furnas County

Garfield County

Gosper County

Greeley County

Hall County

Hamilton County

Harlan County

  • Grandpa's Punkinberry Patch - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, cow train / barrel train rides, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, inflatables/bounce house, school tours, group reservations
    10798 726 Road, Holdrege, NE 68949. Phone: 308-991-7064. Alternate Phone: 308-337-2338. Email: Open: Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 10am to 5pm, September 27 through October 26 and groups during the week by appointment. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 1 mile south 1 mile west of Atlanta, Nebraska. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 20, 2014)

Hayes County

Hitchcock County

Holt County

  • Lambert Melons - watermelon, apples, cantaloupe, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn, tomatoes,
    49343, 852 Road, Ewing, NE, 68735. Phone: (402) 482-5797. Email: Directions: From US 281 and US 95 intersection, 2 miles south, 1-½ miles east, hours vary, special sales advertised locally; Alco parking lot, O'Neill. Open: August - October, daily, 9 am to 5 pm, 1st and Main, Valentine, August - September, Thursdays, 9 am to 5 pm. Also has a roadside stand. .

Howard County

  • Helgoth's Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, pumpkins, hayrides, cantaloupe, watermelon, winter squash
    P.O. Box 44, Saint Libory, NE, 68872. Phone: (308) 687-6127. Email: Directions: From Grand Island and Roadside Stand 9 miles north on Hwy 281; also stand located 3 miles south and ½ mile east of David City on Hwy 92 and Hwy 15; August - October, daily, 9 am to 9 pm. . Have been operating as a family business for 50 years. Loads of activities:  5 Acre Corn Maze, Train ride, Trike track, Slides, Petting Zoo, Hillside slide, Rabbit town, Big Digs, Zip Lines, Haunted House, Hay Fort, Concessions, and More. Horse Drawn Wagon
    Rides on Sundays provided by Scott & Mary Sahling. Also has a farmer's market and a roadside stand. (UPDATED: October 02, 2009)
  • The Scarecrow Patch - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    574 Denton Road, St. Libory, NE 68872. Phone: 308-687-6254. Email: Directions: North of Grand Island Nebraska on Highway 281 to Junction of Hwy 58, turn East on gravel road and go to stop sign, then turn North and go approximately 1/2 mile. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Scarecrow Patch is open week-ends beginning September 15 through October 31st. Hours are Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sundays 12:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m. Weekdays, open by appointment for schools, preschools, church groups, large family events, business team retreats, special education groups, retirement home outings, etc. Special events include veterans week-end and Grandparents week-end. Payment: Cash, Check. Other crops include gourds & Indian corn. Special Features include: Three roasting pits for hot dogs and s'mores. A photography studio with photographer on site Sundays or by appointment; Activities include Zip lines (lg & sm) corn wagons & Bunks, regular slides and gunnysack slides, swings, John Deere trike track, Freedom barrel rides, Pony rides, Pumpkin Chunkin and more. Something new every year. Craft shop is filled by local crafters and general store sells homemade jams, jellies and honey by area residents. Clean outdoor environment providing wholesome fun for every age.

Kearney County

Keya Paha County

  • Ron's Produce - beets, carrots, cucumbers, gourds, melons, onions, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, turnips, miscellaneous vegetables
    HC 80, Box 56, Mills, NE, 68753. Phone: (402) 244-5253. Open: Daily, call for hours; Farmers' Market Tuesdays and Fridays. Five years in operation; all fruits and vegetables are organically grown. Also has a farmers' market and Roadside Stand.

Knox County

Lincoln County

Logan County

Loup County

Merrick County

Nance County

Nuckolls County

Perkins County

  • Cornstalk Harvest Festival, LLC - Pumpkins, Indian Corn, Gourds, Haunted Cornfield Maze, Haunted Forest, Haunted Barnyard, pony rides
    76645 Road 330, Grant, NE, 69140. Phone: 308-352-8126. Email us at: Cornstalk Harvest Festival provides night-time entertainment through the month of October. They are open every Friday and Saturday night from dusk until 11:00 PM and every Sunday night from dusk until 9:30 PM in October. There are three haunted attractions including a three acre Haunted Cornfield Maze, a 500 foot long Haunted Forest, and a Haunted Barnyard with a real haunted barn. There is also food, prizes, pony rides, and other kids stuff too..

Phelps County

Red Willow County

Rock County

Sherman County

Valley County

Webster County

Wheeler County

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