Nothing says fall like getting lost in a corn maze. Whether you prefer the slightly more breathtaking haunted maze, or want to wander through the maze in daylight hours (the best choice with young children), this is the list of the top spots around Portland to escape to this fall. Many farms have a variety of entertainment to keep you and your children occupied for hours. The problem is choosing just one.
1. Bella Organic Farms
This year Bella Organic Farms gives a nod to the Portland Timbers with its corn maze.
For those visitors interested in something a little more frightening, the haunted corn maze, shaped like a stormtrooper from Star Wars is also open on the weekend evenings. Bella Organic Farms corn maze is open now through October 31st. Bella Organic Farms is located at 16205 NW Gillihan Road on Sauvie Island.
2. The Pumpkin Patch
The Pumpkin Patch's corn maze this year details Peanuts characters in its design, and also features a Snoopy handing out hugs before entering the maze on selected days.
The Pumpkin Patch corn maze is open now through October 31st. The Pumpkin Patch is located at 16511 NW Gillihan Road on Sauvie Island.
3. Fazio Farms
If you don't want to head out to Sauvie Island, Fazio Farms is a great place to visit. Located in North Portland, this working farm has a corn maze, petting farm, hay maze and more.
The farm also has a great selection of specialty pumpkins. Fazio Farms corn maze is open September 26 through October 31. Fazio Farms is located at the intersection of NE Fazio Way and NE 13th Avenue in Portland.
4. Kruger's Farm
Kruger's Farm always creates a seriously fun corn maze. In years past, they have upped the entertainment value by having a variety of performers outside of the maze on selected days.
Termed the "Corn Cabaret," the eclectic performances are fun for both children and adults. Kruger's Farm corn maze is open October 1 through 31st, and is located at 17100 NW Sauvie Island Road.
5. Baggenstos Farm
The maze at Baggenstos Farms is open from late September through October 31st and can be visited daily, or at night in the dark on the weekends.
Along with all the fall fun activities, the farm has a kitchen serving up sausages and fries on the weekends. Baggenstos Farm is located at 15801 SW Roy Rogers Road in Sherwood.
6. Lee Farms
A 3-acre corn maze, pony rides, giant slides, and more await you at this fun family farm.
Lee Farm opens it Fall Festival on September 24th and continues until October 31st. Lee Farm is located in Tualatin at 21975 SW 65th Avenue.