Nestled amidst the heartland's sprawling farmlands, corn and sorghum mazes offer a unique and immersive experience for those seeking a fall adventure. Get lost in these mazes throughout southwest Missouri.
Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
While you’re at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park’s Harvest Fest, get lost in the 2.5-mile corn (actually sorghum) maze, which may take upwards of an hour to solve. Maze runners do have the upperhand though, as every year Rutledge-Wilson posts the map online. Make it a day and explore the pumpkin patch, take a hayride or participate in some yard games at Harvest Fest!
When: Weekends in October: Oct. 7–8, 14–15, 21–22, 28–29, 2023, Sat., 11 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sun.,12–6 p.m.
How Much: Adults: $4, Ages 5–11: $3, Kids 4 & Under: Free
Feemster’s Twisted Corn Maze
Situated just north of the city limits of Springfield, Missouri, this family-owned farm invites visitors to explore not one, but three distinct corn mazes on their expansive property: One covering five acres, the middle-sized one is approximately half an acre and the smallest maze is a “hay maze” perfect for the little ones.
Other activities include: a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, and some delicious treats from their concession stand.
When: Sept. 2–Middle of October
How Much: Adults: $8, Ages 4–10: $6, Kids 3 & Under: Free
Campbell’s Maze Daze
Campbell’s Maze Daze is more than just running through the corn. Throughout the field there are different signs with puzzles to solve and clues to find for a fun scavenger hunt around the farm. Besides the corn maze, you can pick pumpkins at the patch, relax near a bonfire, see a magic show, participate in Karaoke and more.
If you’re brave enough, you can attend their Haunted Corn Maze attraction in October after dark.
When: Sept. 23–Oct. 29, 2023
Where: 177 Carob Road, Clever
How Much: $10 per person, Kids 4 & Under: Free; $12 per person on Saturdays
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Feith Family Farm
Feith Family Farm offers a selection of maze experiences, allowing you to choose between a classic corn maze or a charming bale maze crafted from—you guessed it—hay bales. To kick off your maze adventure, hop aboard a scenic hayride through the woods. Prepare for twists, turns, crossroads and the occasional dead-end as you navigate your way through the mazes.
Enjoy the spirit of fall by browsing their collection of fall decor. Climb up into a treehouse or pay a visit to the farm animals.
When: Sept. 30–Nov. 4, 2023
Where: 1663 E. 490th Road, Bolivar
How Much: Ages 4–64: $12, 65+: $8, Kids 3 & Under: Free
Pickin’ Patch Farm
If your idea of autumn adventure involves traversing through fields of sorghum, hay or straw bales, you're in for a treat at Pickin' Patch Farm. Discover a trio of maze options, each offering a unique experience. The sorghum maze, spanning approximately an acre, is the coziest in size. The hay bale maze forms a captivating circular labyrinth, while the straw bale maze resembles a whirlpool design.
Once you’ve made it out, stop by the pumpkin yard and patch for some fun photos, fall decorations and hay rides.
When: Sept. 16–Oct. 31, 2023
Where: 22813 Hwy Zz, Marionville
How Much: Adults: $6, 2 & Under: Free
There are dozens of activities to do at Gardener’s Orchard, including their corn maze. At only an acre, it won’t take too long to get through.
While you’re there, make sure to pick some apples at the orchard, grab a pumpkin at the patch, pick some zinnias, and check out their entire yard of kids activities.
When: Sept. 2–Oct. 30, 2023
How Much: Adults: $12.95, 2 & Under: Free
Aurora's 5-acre corn maze is the big attraction at Aurora Maze, and the owners are always inviting folks to get lost! But that’s not all of the fun at the maze. You can also sit around a campfire, take an old-fashioned hayride, jump on a giant jumping pillow and more. If you're in the mood for a good scare, they have a Haunted Maze attraction as well.
When: Sept. 23–Oct. 28, 2023
Where: 20701 Lawrence 2200, Aurora
How Much: Adults: $8-$25 depending on your activities. Children 3 & Under: Free.
Sycamore Creek Ranch
Photo courtesy of Sycamore Creek Ranch
At Sycamore Creek Ranch, you'll find a pair of sorghum mazes waiting for you! The first maze offers a relatively easy-going experience, perfect for family outings or those seeking a lighthearted, puzzle-solving adventure. On the flip side, the second maze sprawls across six acres and poses a far greater challenge, taking an estimated hour to navigate.
Explore the pumpkin yard, mingle with barnyard animals, play yard games and savor the flavors from the wood-fired pizza truck—all part of the vibrant fall round-up festival at Sycamore Creek.
When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 29–Oct. 29, 2023
How Much: Adults: $18.95, 3–11: $13.95, 2 & Under: Free. For a discount on admission, buy your tickets online!
Gunter Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
For a unique maze every year, Gunter Farms always has a fun time designing their large 8-acre corn maze. Afterwards, head over to the pumpkin patch, zipline, picnic area, photo ops and more.
When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 30–Oct. 31, 2023
Where: 1148 State Hwy WW, Conway
How Much: Adults: $8.. Children 3 & Under: Free.