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Where to find a corn maze near me in New York

Asking Google to connect you with a "corn maze near me"? We can point New Yorkers to the best winding labyrinths around!

Written by
Danielle Valente
,
Allie Early
&
Oliver Strand
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Update: Rules and regulations might look different in 2020. Always call ahead before making a visit, as reservations might be required. 

The Halloween season is coming to a close, but you're still typing "corn maze near me" into your search engine. Fear not, late comers: We can guide you to twisty, challenging and entertaining labyrinths for your whole crew. 

First thing's first: Find a farm NY families love, be it Queens County Farm, Lewin Farms, Hank's Pumpkintown, etc. Check online for this year's new rules and reserve a timeslot to wander through the fun paths. 

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Don't expect the fall fun to stop once you've exited the maze...if you've exited the maze. (Just kidding—you'll find your way out.) Plenty of other activities await, including pumpkin picking, tractor rides, mini golf and more. Plus, you'll want to reward yourself with an apple cider donut after your adventure. 

We'll see you in the corn maze, friends...or will we?

Best corn mazes NY

Location: Bridgehampton, New York

Fairview Farm at Mecox has been keeping visitors on their toes for 20 years with twists, turns and dead ends. You'll want to celebrate the corn maze anniversary by making your way through 2020's eight-acre, two-mile long path. With picturesque views of Mecox Bay and the Atlantic Ocean in the distance, it also makes for the perfect fall photo opp when you've come to a tricky intersection and need a breather! $12, $10 children 11 and under. 

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Location: Kerhonkson, New York

Think you have what it takes to make it through the windy, twisty dead ends of the Kelder's Farm maze? Now is the time to try! After navigating the paths among eight-foot corn stalks, take some time to enjoy other seasonal activities: mini golf, a jumping pillow, apple cannons and more. Plenty of veggies are currently in season, so peruse the PYO options, too. Note that you'll need a reservation

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Location: Jamesport, New York

The Harbes family has taken over the North Fork with farms, an orchard, a vineyard—all brimming with fun outdoor activities. Come fall, its most notable family attractions are the mazes. This year, its Mattituck, Jamesport and Riverhead mazes will be larger to allow for social distancing. The Jamesport and Riverhead locations will have a fun new component that allows visitors to test their knowledge of Robin Hood while wandering through the paths. Learn more about each location, its prices and safety features on the Harbes Family Farm website

Location: Clintondale, New York 

Like its harvest schedule, Hurds Family Farm has plenty of wonderful activities to pick: family hayrides ($20), pony rides ($8, beginning Sept 20) and, not one, two, or three but four corn mazes to choose from ($3). This year new safety instructions have been implemented and reservations are required. Learn more about securing a spot online

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Location: Wading River, New York

On weekends, Fink’s offers Fall Festivals, complete with a barnyard, a bounce house, pony rides, hayrides, pig races, face painting, a kiddie train, character appearances, live music and a corn maze that kiddos can wander to their heart’s content. On Saturday, Oct 31, that maze will be transformed at dusk into the Spookie Flashlight Maze ($13)—be sure to bring your own flashlight. 

Location: Croton Falls, New York 

The Outhouses started farming this land in the late 1800s, and while the name might have you do a double-take, the farm's mouthwatering selection of homemade doughnuts, fudge, pies and other goodies will completely satisfy your sweet tooth. After filling up on food, kids can pay a visit to the farm animals, pony rides, hayrides and epic corn maze. Reservations, which also include apple picking, are required this year. 

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Location: Calverton, New York

Lewin Farms takes pride in its annual corn maze designs. The original layout can be confusing, but it is well worth the challenge. It'll take nearly 30 minutes to complete the maze, and it's perfect for all age groups, so you'll definitely feel comfortable tagging along with the little ones. Although the farm notes that the kernels are not for eating, you can still snag some roasted corn from the farmstand!  

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Why not spice up a favorite fall activity? F&W Schmitt's Family Farm has done just that. Its seven-acre maze, which is open on weekends and holidays, isn't your regular 'ol maze: Its theme is “Arabian Nights, Legend Of The Lamp.” Whether you want to race against your siblings or take your time wandering through, we guarantee you'll enjoy this autumn challenge on Long Island. (Reward yourself with a trip to the farmstand for cider and pies when you find your way out.) Catch all the fun at the Annual Fall Festival from Sept 19–Oct 31. Learn about the 2020 safety protocols online

Location: Water Mill, New York 

Kickstart your autumn with your trip out east to this rustic oasis complete with a giant corn maze, narrated hay rides, a corn train, rubber duck races, a 50-foot slide, a jump pad and a pedal kart race track, among other epic offerings. The maze park ($10 per person on weekdays noon–5:30pm, $16 per person on weekends from 9:30–5:30pm) and its hours are expanding for the 2020 season. 

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There are plenty of outdoor activities for kids in New York City—many you'll even love doing as a family! When you're not busy cuddled up with our favorite family movies on Netflix and our list of the best kids movies (come on—it's time to head outside!), you'll love exploring the coolest family attractions and the other amazing outdoor activities this amazing city has to offer. 

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