Locate popular Michigan corn mazes from Detroit to Lansing and Grand Rapids here at Funtober. Visitors this fall can get lost in a daytime corn maze, the daylights scared out of them in haunted mazes with bloodied actors and actresses wielding weapons, as well as more difficult options such as flashlight and moonlight mazes. You’ll find options with small mazes designed for kids and large, challenging ones to keep adults occupied for a long time. And don’t forget about the other fall activities that occur on these farms including pumpkin patches, hayrides, farm animals and children’s activities. It’s one of the best parts of September and October!
Be sure to check out their websites for further information, hours and prices. Most are open in September and October with mazes, pumpkins, games, live animals, kids activities, trails, and live entertainment. There are plenty of orchards and cider mills many attached to these farms as well.
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Kalamazoo and Southwest Michigan
Amazing Acres – Edwardsburg, MI. A 90 acre farm in Cass County with a 20 acre corn maze with 3.5 miles of paths and 12 hidden check points that takes 30 minute to 2 hours to navigate. They have thousands of pumpkins in their pumpkin patch. They are open Tuesday through Sunday starting around September 15th through October 31st. Take a hay ride around the farm and stop to see the horses, watch the goats traverse the goat walk, try the zip line, race ducks or mine gems in the mining sluice. Hoppy horse race, jumping pillow, cornball game, pumpkin checkers, straw mountain, cow train, corn box, pumpkin painting, trike track and other farm fun activities. Located north of Elkhart, Indiana and southwest of Portage. Their address is 18430 U.S. 12 East, Edwardsburg, MI 49112. Amazing Acres has over 3365 Facebook likes.
Gull Meadow Farms – Richland, MI. Apple orchard and petting farm in Southwest Michigan with a u-pick pumpkin patch, wagon rides, corn maze and other fall fun starting in early September. Pumpkin Lane activities include jumping pillows, straw mountain, tube slides and more. Don’t forget to try their donuts! The farm was started by Julius Wendzel in 1949. The apple orchard opened for u-pick in 1985, fall fun started in 2000 and the cornfield was first cut in 2001. They are open on Friday and Saturdays from the last weekend in September through October. They also have a night maze. Their address is 8544 Gull Road, Richland, MI 49083. It is about 8 miles northeast of Kalamazoo. Gull Meadow Farms has over 14859 Facebook likes.
Barbott Farms – Stevensville, MI – 20 Acres
2013 Theme: Steam Train
2012 Theme: Farm Scene Investigation
2011 Theme: Final Flight
A 20 acre cornfield maze with 5 miles of trails. Choose between two mazes or complete them both. Play Farm Scene Investigation. Admission is $8. Kids 3-9 are $6. Saturday/Sunday Maze admission includes Pumpkinville, with life size game boards, hay fort and pedal cars. Non-maze general admission is $4. Maze open Friday through Sunday to the public. Pumpkinville does not open on Friday, it is only Saturday and Sunday.
Gull Meadow Farm – Richland, MI – 6 Acres
2013 Theme: WWMT Channel 3
2012 Theme: Country Music
2011 Theme: Broncos
Apple orchard and petting farm in Southwest Michigan with a u-pick pumpkin patch, wagon rides and other fall fun starting in early September. Pumpkin Lane activities include jumping pillows, straw mountain, tube slides and more. Don’t forget to try their donuts! The farm was started by Julius Wendzel in 1949. The apple orchard opened for u-pick in 1985, fall fun started in 2000 and the cornfield was first cut in 2001.
Dinges Fall Harvest – Three Oaks, MI. Pick your own pumpkins this fall at Dinges Farm in Harbor County. A massive number of different varieties of pumpkins, gourds and squash. Horse pulled hay rides, petting zoo, go cart races and pony rides ($4). Also explore the No left turn maze, cornfield maze, children’s play area, refreshments and apple cider. Open daily until dark, September through October. Weekend activities are from 11AM to 6 PM. Located east of New Buffalo near the Indiana border, a 90 minute drive from Chicago. Their address is 15219 Mill Road, Three Oaks, MI 49128.
Jollay Orchards Family Fun Farm – Coloma, MI. Enjoy fall in Southwest Michigan with the Harvest Festival at Jollay Orchards. Start with the hayride and hop off at your choice of the pupmkin patch, apple orchard, farm market, or haunted house. Their patch has over ten acres to choose from plus a Cornfield Maze. Near Halloween, find the Haunted Schoolhouse set in a one room schoolhouse from the 1800s. Ferris wheel, catch and release pond fishing, animal farm, caterpillar crawl, playground, picnic area and farm market with Sherman’s Ice Cream and fresh baked goods. Harvest festival is open only on the weekends from Labor Day weekend through Halloween. Pay One Price for adults and children over 2 years of age are $9. Senior Citizens over 65 are $2. Located between Benton Harbor and Paw Paw. Their address is 1850 Friday Road, Coloma, MI 49038. It is about 42 miles west of Kalamazoo. Jollay Orchards has over 2722 likes on their Facebook page.
Harvest Moon Acres – Gobles, Michigan – 5 acres
2013 Theme: Island Adventure
2012 Theme: Vote
Open on Saturday and Sunday from late-September through late-October. Bring your flashlight or buy one on Saturday nights in October to enjoy the Flashlight Maze. Adults are $8. Kids ages 2 to 12 are $6. Under 2 are free. Other activities include hay rides, farm animals, indoor fun barn and fun zone with super slide, kids’ zip line and pumpkin slingshot.
Bestmaze – Williamston, MI – 20 Acres, Multiple Mazes
2013 Theme: Pure Michigan
2012 Theme: Mayan Temple
2011 Theme: Pirate Ship
Three miles of trails with optional exits if you want to give up! Maze is open after dark so you can bring or buy a flashlight. Open Friday through Sunday from mid-September to late-October. Admission is $8. Kids 4 and under are free. Cash only. Free parking.
Country Corn Maze – Corunna, MI – 25 Acres &, Multiple Mazes
2013 Theme: Farm Guy
2012 Theme: Farm American
2011 Themes: September 11 Tribute
Four professionally designed paths through the corn in Shiawassee County for more than 10 years. Kids’ maze, farm scene investigations and checkpoints. Pumpkin patch, corn cannon, apple cider, and donuts also available. Adults ages 12 and up are $9. Children 5-11 and Seniors are $6. Children 4 and under are free.
Uncle John’s Cider Mill – St. Johns, MI. This family farm was started by John and Carolyn Beck, who purchased the farm from his parents in the early 1970s. It is now run by their son Michael and his family. Pick your own patch and pre-picked pumpkins available. Free tractor-drawn wagon ride around the farm. Inflatable park with jumping pillow and barnyard bounce. Also features a 5 acre corn maze which takes approximately 45 minutes to complete. Cider mill is open in September and October with homemade donuts. Under 5 spider park with strawbale maze, pedal tractors and spider rope climb. Fruit fling, gemstone mining sluice, carnival rides, games and make your own stuffed animal. There is no general admission or parking fee but some activities do have a charge. Located north of Lansing. The address is 8614 North US 127, St. Johns, Michigan. It is about 30 miles north of Lansing. A popular place, Uncle John’s has over 25,664 Facebook likes.
Meckley’s Flavor Fruit Farm – Somerset Center, MI. An apple orchard and cider mill on 375 acres. From late September through Halloween, they have a fall festival on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) with a pumpkin patch, 10 acre corn maze, farm animals, pony rides, hay rides, wagon rides, bounce house, bonfire and live entertainment. Located south of Jackson and west of Adrian and Tecumseh. The address is 11025 S. Jackson Road, Somerset Center, MI 49282. It is about 56 miles south of Lansing. Meckley’s has over 6,467 Facebook likes.
Detroit Corn Mazes
Coleman’s Corn Maze – link removed due to virus scan trigger on 9/19/2013 – Saline, MI – 17 Acres, Multiple Mazes
2013 Theme: Pirate Ship
2012 Theme: Titanic
2011 Theme: Balloon
Corn Fun Family Farm – Casco, MI – 20 Acres, Multiple Mazes
2013 Theme: ?
2012 Theme: Proud to be an American
2011 Theme: Detroit Redwings
DeBuck’s Corn Maze – Belleville, MI. A family farm owned by Norman and Linda DeBuck with a 12 acre pumpkin patch, free wagon rides, 13 acres of corn mazes, super slide, corn cannons and petting farm. Prior to opening the farm to the public for agritainment, it was known as the New Lawn Sod Farm. They also have go-kart races, a Night Maze, and a Country Kitchen nearby restaurant. Their address is 50240 Martz Road, Belleville, MI 48111. It is about 34 miles west of downtown Detroit near Ypsilanti. DeBuck’s has over 2698 likes on their Facebook page. Past maze themes included (2013) Wizard of Oz, (2012) Girl Scouts, and (2011) Detroit.
Fun Acres Corn Maze – South Rockwood, MI – 10 Acres
2011 Theme: Scarecrow
They were closed in 2013 for remodeling but hope to be back open in 2014. They also have a haunted attraction called Woods of Darkness with a haunted hayride and zombie paintball.
Long Family Orchard, Farm & Cider Mill – Commerce Twp., MI. They feature a U-pick pumpkin patch, 5 acre cornfield maze, hay rides, petting farm, apples, cider mill and farm yard play area. They have both a daytime corn maze and night time corn maze. Their address is 1540 E. Commerce Rd., Commerce Twp., MI 48382. It is located 37 miles northwest of downtown Detroit.
Long Family Orchard – Commerce, MI – 5 Acres
A 5 acre corn maze, hayrides, u-pick pumpkins, and play area with jumping pillow, pedal karts, slides, sand box, tube swing and more.
Wiard’s Orchards & Country Fair – Ypsilanti, MI. They have a u pick pumpkin patch and pick your own apples for guests that purchase admission to the Wiard’s Country Fair. This admission price includes their corn maze, mini golf, hayrides, petting farm, playground and other activities. It was founded by George Wiard in 1837 at its original location near Willow Run Airport. It moved to Ypsilanti Township during World War II. They also have a haunted attraction called Night Terrors. It features a haunted house, barn, paintball, and thrill park. Their address is 5565 Merritt Rd., Ypsilanti, MI 48197. It is about 38 miles west of downtown Detroit. Wiard’s Orchard has over 5179 likes on their Facebook page.
Three Cedars Farm – Northville, Michigan. A farm with U-pick pumpkin patch, family hayrides, 7 acre corn field maze and barn yard play land. Stop at the country store or cider and donut hut as well. Their address is 7897 Six Mile Road, Northville, MI 48167. It is about 35 miles west of downtown Detroit.
Westview Orchards & Adventure Farm – Washington Twp., MI. Pick your own pumpkins and apple picking on this 188 acre farm with 18 acres of farm fun in the fall. They have a 7 acre corn maze, playground and u-pick apples, peaches, cherries, and strawberries. Their fall season starts in late September and runs through October 31st. Their address is 65075 Van Dyke, Washington Twp., MI 48095. It is about 36 miles north of downtown Detroit. Westview is a popular orchard with over 5954 Facebook likes.
Erwin Orchards, Inc. – South Lyon (pictured above). A third generation family farm operating for more than 90 years. Pick your own apples and pumpkins on their 200 acre fruit farm. Apple cider, wagon rides, a corn maze, inflatables (weekends) and petting farm (weekends). They run an A-MAZE-ING daytime corn maze and a haunted nighttime Corn “Stalkers” Maze. Their address is 61475 Silver Lake Road, South Lyon, MI 48178. It is about 42 miles west of downtown Detroit. Erwin Orchards has over 4,035 Facebook likes.
Izzi Farm – Ira Township, MI. An all new design for 2015 on their popular corn maze and pumpkin patch. They are open Saturday and Sunday in the fall. The address is 8475 Marine City Highway, Fair Haven, MI 48023. It is about 41 miles northeast of Detroit.
Monroe – Ann Arbor – Jackson
Farmer J’s – Dundee, MI – 40 Acres, Multiple Mazes
2013 Theme: Stream Life
2012 Themes: the Purple Heart, the Soldiers at Iwojima, and the American eagle
2011 Theme: Safari
Open Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday in September and October. A family friendly corn maze but you are welcome to bring a flashlight if you want to go through it at night.
Talladay Farms – Milan, MI – 27 Acres, Multiple Mazes
2013 Theme: Barnyard
Two different mazes during the day. If you get help, use the map or smartphone games to lead yourself out. A separate haunted maze is open on Friday and Saturday nights. Kidz CORNer includes barrel train rides, straw bale maze, corn hole, pumpkin bowling, horseshoes and other fun for kids. The Wasem Fruit Farm is next door if you want to extend your trip with more farm fun.
Alber Orchard & Cider Mill – Manchester, Michigan. A refurbished 1937 John Deere orchard tractor pulls your wagon out to the pumpkin patch. There is also an apple cider press at the cider mill and a seven acre corn maze. Also play in the hay maze, enjoy caramel apples, pretzels, apples, and cider. It is owned by Mike and Therese Boosory. Their address is 13011 Bethel Church Road, Manchester, MI 48158. It is located 57 miles west of Detroit and just 17 miles outside of Ann Arbor. Past maze themes include (2013) Scarecrow, (2012) Salute to the Troops, and (2011) Pirate Ship.
Farmer Charley’s Corn Maze Adventures, LLC – Monroe, MI. Also known as Kackleberry Farm it features a 7 acre pick your pumpkins straight from the vine. Ride the tractor drawn hayrides, maze, barrel train rides, pig races and barnyard animals. This is a wonderful seasonal agri-tourism farm each fall. They also have 3 cornfield mazes, fall bonfires, and flashlight farm nights. They have activities for kids of all ages from age 2 to age 92. Their address is 6421 North Stoney Creek Rd., Monroe, MI 48162. It is about 36 miles south of downtown Detroit. Kackleberry Farm has over 2894 Facebook likes. Past maze themes included (2013) Comic book Heroes, (2012) Detroit Red Wings and Toledo Walleye, and (2011) Mud Hens and Tigers 25th Anniversary.
Flavor Fruit Farms – Somerset Center, MI – 10 Acres
Fall festival on Saturday and Sunday from late September until Halloween with maze, hay rides, pony rides, pumpkin patch, animal exhibit, bounce house and cider mill.
Fusilier Family Farms – Manchester, MI – 12 Acres
Heck of a Corn Maze – Monroe, MI – 10 Acres
They didn’t open the maze in 2013 as they were working on the haunted barn. Check back in 2014!
Houpts Pumpkin Patch – Dundee, MI. A family owned pumpkin farm with u pick pumpkins, corn maze, haunted house and hayrides, too. Kids weekend features a costume contest, face painting and pony rides. They are open daily in the fall. They turn the day maze into a nighttime Haunted Corn Maze and Haunted Forest on Friday and Saturday evenings. Also a good place for kid’s pony rides. The address is 19929 Tecumseh Rd., Dundee, MI 48131. It is about 60 miles southwest of Detroit.
Schwallier’s Country Basket – Sparta, Michigan. A family owned business which opened in 1989. Pick your own or grab a pre-picked pumpkin from the barn. Fall also features u-pick apples, a corn maze, farm animals and play area with guided wagon rides, cow train, duck races and straw mountain. Located a short drive north of downtown Grand Rapids. The maze is open Saturday and Sunday in September and October plus some Friday afternoons in October. Their address is 1185 9 Mile N.W., Sparta, MI 49345. It is about 11 miles north of Grand Rapids. Schwallier’s Country Basket has over 3,108 Facebook likes.
Cranes U-Pick – Fennville, MI. A 105 acre u-pick farm purchased in 1936 by Albert and Letha Crane. U-pick started in 1970. It has an extensive pumpkin patch with large pumpkins. Apple picking starts in early September and lasts until the middle of October. It also features a large 20 acre series of corn mazes.Located south of Holland and southwest of Grand Rapids. The address is 6017 125th Avenue, Fennville, MI 49408. It is about 41 miles southwest of Grand Rapids. Past maze themes included (2013) Fresh Fruit, (2012) Tractor in Pumpkin Patch, and (2011) Wes Leonard Heart Team.
New Salem – Dorr, MI – 13 Acres, Multiple Mazes
2011 Theme: Howl at the Moon and Tractor
Farm animals, 5 acre pumpkin patch, hayrides, bounce house and more farm fun. Day maze is open Saturday and Sunday from late September until early November. Haunted maze is open Friday and Saturday nights.
Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market– Grand Rapids, MI. A third and fourth generation fruit farm with u-pick apples and pumpkins. It has a 5 acre cornfield with maze and trivia opening after Labor Day. Tasty Treats such as homemade donuts, caramel apples and pies. Located 10 minutes northwest of downtown Grand Rapids. The address is 3025 6 Mile Rd. NW, Grand Rapids, MI. The farm has over 4888 Facebook likes. Past maze themes include (2012) Pretty in Pink, and (2011) Rockin The Farm.
Post Family Farm – Hudsonville, MI. An 80 acre farm run by the Post family since 1969. Fall farm fun days offers hayrides to the u-pick pumpkin patch, pumpkin train ride, rope maze, farm animals, kiddie corral and covered straw play area. they have a 5 acre corn maze. Admission is $4. Admission to Fall Festival days is $7. Be sure to try their homemade pumpkin donuts. Located west of Grand Rapids. The address is 5081 Bauer Road, Hudsonville, MI 49426. It is located about 14 miles west of Grand Rapids.
Fruit Ridge Hayrides – Kent City, MI. A 125 year old fruit farm with u-pick apples and pumpkins. Enjoy hayrides and ten acre corn maze with interactive games, petting zoo, farm market, children’s play area with sandbox and straw pile. Harvest Fest runs from the middle of September to Halloween. Open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Located north of Grand Rapids. The address is 11966 Fruit Ridge NW, Kent City, MI 49330. It is about 19 miles north of Grand Rapids. Fruit Ridge Hayrides has over 1260 Facebook likes.
Bethke Farms – Grand Haven, MI. A 15 acre u-pick pumpkin field with 20 minute hayrides and a 3.5 acre corn maze. Maze is $3 per person with children 5 and under free. A short drive from Muskegon, Grand Rapids and Holland. They are open 7 days a week from the last weekend in September through October 30th. It is located 24 miles west of Grand Rapids.
Heidi’s Farmstand – Lowell, MI – 10 Acres, 2 mazes
2013 Theme: Three Little Pigs
2012 Theme: The Cow Jumped Over the Moon
2011 Theme: Old McDonald’s Farm
Kids’ maze takes 15-20 minutes to complete. Second maze is larger and more difficult. Complete the punch card to get a free cider slushy. Admission is $25 per family or $6 per person with children 3-13 years old $4. Parents are free in the kids maze.
Lewis’ Farm Market & Petting Farm – New Era, MI. A 700 acre family owned and operated farm with pumpkin patch, 8 acre maze of corn and wagon ride (fall weekends). Pumpkin chunker, moonwalk, animal petting farm and farm market. Admission offers more than 15 attractions, including gem mining, pedal carts, giant jumping pillows, barrel train, sandbox, climbing spider web, tire swings, teeter totters, rubber duck races, tractor and truck play area. Located between Muskegon and Ludington. The address is 4180 West M-20, New Era, MI 49446. It is open daily from the second weekend in September through October 31st. They also host a number of parties, group events, and weddings. It is about 65 miles northwest of Grand Rapids and just 12 miles south of Hart. Lewis Farm Market has over 12,178 likes on their Facebook page. Past maze themes included (2013) 10 Seasons of Farm Fun, (2012) Deer, and (2011) Nascar.
Saginaw – Flint
Depner Farms – Caseville, MI. They have a pick your own pumpkin patch and corn maze at their farm which opened to the public in 2005. The pumpkin patch is open to the public every day but they also host a number of school, church, and social private events throughout the week by appointment. There are lots of kids activities, a country store, concessions, games, and events. They also are a major Christmas Tree farm. The address is 5945 Griggs Rd., Caseville, MI 48275. It is about 64 miles northeast of Saginaw. Depner Farms has over 2,656 Facebook likes.
Grandmas Pumpkin Patch – Midland, MI. Pumpkin patch open daily. They feature a 3 acre corn maze. Flashlight maze for one weekend in late October, with a day as a cosmic corn maze with DJ and costume contest. Enjoy pig races and pony rides on weekends in October. Kidland Playland has hayrides, petting zoo, chalk house and more. Past corn mazes have featured (2014) Ginger Zee, (2013) Tim Allen, (2012) Mike Rowe, and (2011) Robin Meade. The address is 4277 N Eastman Rd., Midland, MI 48642. It is located about 8 miles north of Midland. Grandma’s has over 1,803 Facebook likes. Past maze themes include (2013) Tim Allen, (2012) Happy Birthday Grandma, and (2011) Mike Rowe.
Porter’s Orchard Farm Market & Cider Mill – Goodrich, MI. A third generation family apple orchard. It features a pumpkin patch, hayrides, petting farm, pig races, picnic and play area. Their six acre cornfield maze opens Labor Day Weekend. Private paintball available with zombie paintball in October. Try their apple cider, hand dipped ice cream and other treats. Located southeast of Flint near Ortonville. The address is 12060 Hegel Road, Goodrich, MI 48438. It is about 17 miles southeast of downtown Flint.
The Flower Farm – Bad Axe, MI – 7 Acres
2011 Theme: Giant Robot
A family owned retail garden center and florist which has a maze in fall. Offers a haunted maze for three weekends and four weekends of Friday/Saturday night flashlight maze. Special event: Fall Harvest Days for one weekend includes 5K, antique tractor display and pumpkin chunker competition. Located in Huron County a short drive from Caseville, Port Austin and Harbor Beach.
Johnson’s Giant Pumpkin Patch – Saginaw, MI. Enjoy this popular pumpkin patch and 13 acre corn maze. Special events on weekends include blacksmith demonstrations, face painting, horse rides and rope making. Admission and parking are free. Pay for the activities you want to enjoy! Open daily from early September until Halloween. Located northeast of Saginaw, south of Bay City. They also host every weekend a special festival event with live entertainment and kids activities. Do not miss their Trebuchet pumpkin throwing. The address is 4715 N Portsmouth Rd., Saginaw, Michigan. It is about 8 miles east of downtown Saginaw. Johnson’s farm has over 11,676 Facebook likes.
Four Green Fields Farm – Rodney, MI. Established in 2003 on 162 acres of land started in 200. They started planting a pumpkin patch due to customer demand. They are known for their corn maze which has three levels of difficulty. Wagon rides also offered. Located just east of Big Rapids, west of Mt. Pleasant. They try to be good stewards of the land. Many animals and birds live on the land including Sandhill cranes, bald eagles, turkeys, deer, turtles, and assorted small animals and waterfowl. The address is 15693 Wilson Road, Rodney, MI. It is about 36 miles east of Mt. Pleasant, MI.
Papa’s Pumpkin Patch – Mt. Pleasant, MI. A pumpkin patch and country farm market open most days with hayrides, Pumpkin Train rides, playground center, farm parties and shopping. A number of different mazes including a 9 acre corn maze, straw maze and pumpkin maze. Also features a sandbox, pedal tractors and ball field. The toy store has a large variety of farm toys and pedal tractors. Special events: Zonta Applefest held the first Saturday in October. Haunted maze on Friday and Saturday nights in October. The address is 3909 South Summerton Road, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858. It is about 3 miles east of downtown Midland.
The Wild Pumpkin – Beaverton, MI. Fun includes their hay wagon ride, pumpkin picking, four mazes and fresh donuts. They have a 10 acre corn maze, hay maze in the barn loft, and kids sunflower and straw mazes. Also spend time in their petting farm and farmers market. The farm is open daily from mid-September until just before Halloween. Located between Beaverton and Clare north of Mt. Pleasant and Midland. The address is 5799 Beaverton Rd., Beaverton, MI 48612. It is located about 30 miles northwest of Midland.
Circus Park – Clio, MI – 5 Acres, Multiple Mazes
2011 Theme: Circus
Jacob’s Corn Maze, Fruit/Vegetable Market & U-Pick – Traverse City, Michigan
They have a minimal web presence but continue to get reviews on their Trip Advisor listing so I am guessing that they are indeed still open in the fall for the maze and other activities.
2013 Theme: ?
2012 Theme: Bronco Bustin
2011 Theme: Pirates
Hoxsie’s Farm Market – Williamsburg, Michigan. Denny and Judy Hoxsie welcome visitors to the farm and market started by his parents, Larry & Verna Hoxsie, when they began living on the farm in 1948. Hoxsie’s has a number of family activities and educational opportunities for visitors in the fall, in addition to the large pick your own pumpkin patch and pre-picked pumpkins in the Farm Market. Weekend wagon rides offer a lift to the u-pick apple orchard, pumpkin patch and the maze. The four acre corn maze offers a prize to guests who are able to find all of the clues. The Big Red Barn lets you enjoy the historic building while the kids play in the haystack or swing from the ropes. Seven varieties of apples available to pick. Farm tours available daily for school children and groups booked in advance. They hold their Farm Family Festival from the middle of October with live music, food and other activities. Located just east of Traverse City. Their address is 6578 M-72 East, Williamsburg, MI 49690. It is about 11 miles east of Traverse City.
Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch – Buckley, MI. Now in the 4th year at the new location off M-37 in Buckley. No admission fee to get lost in their corn maze, let the kids enjoy the straw maze or see the farm animals. They also have the biggest goat walk in Northern Michigan. Pumpkin prices range from $.50 up to $20 for the largest pumpkins. Wagon rides, barrel train and pony rides on weekends are $3 per person. Cider, donuts, hot chocolate and other goodies available on weekends. Open daily from late September through Halloween. Located 20 miles south of Traverse City. The address is 11168 N. M37, Buckley, MI 49620. Pahl’s has over 1307 Facebook likes.
Geers Farms – McBain, MI. A family owned and operated farm in Northern Michigan with a pumpkin patch in October. The farm dates back to the mid-1860s when the McBain family started it. The Geer family has been farming the land since 1919. They have diversified from its roots as a dairy farm into agritainment, Belted Galloway Cattle and Belgian Draft horses. Hay rides, balloon bounce for kids, and straw maze. Open on Saturday and Sunday to the public. Prearranged groups (like school kids!) visit the working farm on weekdays. Located east of Cadillac. They also expect an all new corn maze design this fall. Their address is 5600 W. Geery Rd., McBain, MI. It is about 13 miles east of Cadillac. Geers Farms has over 2436 Facebook likes.
Hayes Corn Maze – Rock, MI – 7 Acres
2013 Theme: Pomp’s Tire Service
2012 Theme: Farm Scene Investigation
2011 Theme: NMU Wildcats
Open on Saturday and Sunday from mid-September through Halloween. Admission is $8 per person. Kids 2 and under are free. 6 stations of maze trivia for adults. Punch card game for kids. Other activities: hay rides, pumpkin patch, rope maze, pumpkin slinger, tree house, may mountain, straw tunnel and more. Located 30 minutes northwest of the Gladstone/Escanaba area.
Field of Terror Haunted Corn Maze – Baraga, MI
A haunted maze open on weekends in mid-late October. The admission fee of $5 includes LED flashlight. Located near L’Anse Bay.
Pellegrini Farm – Vulcan, MI – 9 acres
Originally a dairy farm, it was expanded into a pick your own berry farm in the 1960s. People started getting lost in the corn in 2011. It is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday in September and October. Adults are $7. Kids ages 5-14 are $5. Haunted maze after dark for three days in late October for $9 per person. Located near Iron Mountain.
Getzloff’s Corn Maze – Wilson, MI – 6 acres
Open from late September through Halloween on Friday, Saturday and Sundays. Flashlight maze on Saturday nights. Weekday appointments available for groups. Other fun available includes kids’ hay bale maze, corn box, farm animals and hay bale slide. 4 and under are free. 5 and up are $6. Located between Escanaba and Iron Mountain.