Attractions October 07, 2015
10 Awesome Corn Mazes In Virginia You Have To Do This Fall
One of the surest signs of fall in Virginia is the tell-tale appearance of “Corn Maze” signs on the side of the road. From scarecrows to giant hay bales dressed as cartoon characters, we are lucky to have so many local farms in every part of the state that go out of their way to make fall festivities something to remember. Here are just a few a-MAZE-ing corn mazes you won’t want to miss…
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Liberty Mills Farm, Somerset
Cited as Virginia's largest corn maze, Liberty Mills Farm definitely takes the prize for creativity! With 4 trails covering 25-acres, each trail offers different time and skill levels so that there's something perfect for any age group. This year's theme is Alice in Wonderland, so be ready for fun clues, challenges and exciting story stations to help you navigate your way through. For pricing, times and directions, go
Liberty Mills Farm
and find everything you need to plan your visit.
2. Back Home on the Farm, Harrisonburg
Back Home on the Farm makes going to the corn maze a full on adventure. Start with a wagon ride to the 7-acre pumpkin patch, then head back to the farm for over 35 activities and attractions and, of course, the 5-acres, 3-mile corn maze, full of exciting twists and turns, bridges and clues. For a sample, check out this photo of last year's corn maze design! Be sure to check out all of their offerings and plan your visit at
Back Home on the Farm
3. Green Hand Farm Park, Gloucester
The Giant Corn Maze at Green Hand Farm Park promises 8-acres of fantasy-filled fun. Like Liberty Mills, Green Hand Farm also chose an Alice in Wonderland theme, titled "Alice in Farmland." With interactive games and trivia along the way, the maze is also available for nighttime tours. Visit
Green Hand Farm Park
for more information about the corn maze and their many other fall farm activities.
4. Corn Maze in the Plains, The Plains
Voted as the best corn maze in the Northern Virginia/DC area, Corn Maze in the Plains features "Maze Attack" - a 5-acre shark-shaped corn maze that is sure to delight kids of ALL ages. With nighttime tours, pumpkins, prizes and plenty of other exciting activities, you won't want to miss Maze Attack 2015. Go to
Corn Maze in the Plains
to plan your visit.
5. Maize Quest at Bridgemont Farm, Quicksburg
Get ready to lose yourself to the fun at Bridgemont Farm's Maize Quest. Featuring an interactive adventure through the stalks, Maize Quest provides games and clues, aided by a trusty Maize-o-Vision secret decoder, that will take every explorer through to the end. Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley just outside of Harrisonburg, Bridgemont Farm also offers flashlight tours, hay rides, a "super" slide, pedal carts and much, much more. Plan your visit today at the
Corn Maze at Bridgemont Farm
6. Wayside Farm, Berryville
Easily accessible from Northern Virginia, Wayside Farm offers patriotic fall fun with their 10-acre American Pride corn maze. Use your best detective skills to find your way through the maze, then be sure to enjoy all that the farm has to offer, including a pumpkin patch, pig races, a goat walk and other farm animals, pumpkin cannons and much more. Check out Wayside's complete list of activities at
Wayside Farm Fun
7. Belvedere Plantation, Fredericksburg
The Maize Maze Adventure at Belvedere Plantation honors the farm's mascot, Cogburn the Rooster, with a giant rooster-shaped maze that will keep you and the kids entertained for hours! After the maze, spend the day at the Olde Barnyard, shooting the pumpkin cannon, riding zip lines, bouncing on the giant jumping pillow and much more. Plan your visit at
8. G and J Farms Corn Maze, Wise
Come for the corn maze and stay for the fun at G and J Farms. Featuring a giant corn maze full of exciting twists and turns, the farm offers something for everyone. Once you find your way out of the maze, the fun continues with giant bouncy houses, food, pumpkins, a children's play area and much more. Be sure to catch the latest news about times, events and attractions at the
G and J Farms Corn Maze Facebook page
9. The Crab Orchard Corn Maze at the Historic Crab Orchard Museum,
Visiting the Historic Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park is fun any time of the year, but add a 3 1/2 acre corn maze, plus food, hay rides, crafts and pumpkins from Pisgah Pumpkin Patch and you've got a recipe for all-day fun. Best of all, proceeds benefit the Crab Orchard Museum. Don't miss it! Visit
Historic Crab Orchard Museum
to learn more.
10. Lloyd Family Farms, Rockville Richmond
To take things to a slightly more sinister level, Lloyd Family Farms delivers a hauntingly good time with the Old Crow Horror Show Haunted Corn Maze. With live animals and monsters of all shapes and sizes, the "Skinner Boys" are waiting around the corner in this deliciously eerie maze and hay ride. To learn more about this nighttime thrill ride located near Richmond, visit
Lloyd Family Farms
These are a few of our favorites. Now tell us about yours! Have we left any off the list that should be included? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!