Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes Near Raleigh
October 2010 Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches
Want to experience Fall in North Carolina? The Raleigh area is full of wonderful activities! Check out a corn maze or pumpkin patch with the kids. Enjoy a Pumpkin Walk, a hayride, or just let the kids run in a pumpkin and harvest themed play area.
Check hours with and details for each location, information subject to change.
Ganyard Hill Farm | Pumpkin Country Open Daily | Corn Mazes | Pumpkin Patch
319 Sherron Rd., Durham
Open daily through Oct. 31, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m; Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
General admission is $12.50 for ages 2 and up.
Pick your pumpkin straight from pumpkin patch, or choose from those already picked and stacked. Admission includes a pumpkin to take home! Activities include THREE mazes, one corn maze and two "short" crop mazes for the kids. Guests are invited to pick an ear of corn to feed the barnyard animals at the end of the maze, using an old-fashioned sheller to take off the kernels for the goats, chickens, and other animals. Want to milk a cow? "Bossy" is great practice, with water instead of milk from this training "cow".
Gross Farms | Labyrinth Corn Maze Open Fri/Sat/Sun | Huge Corn Maze
1606 Pickett Rd., Sanford
Open through Nov. 7, Wed.-Fri. by appointment only for groups; Fri. 7-10 p.m. (October only); Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 1-6 p.m.
General admission is $3; other fees vary by activity.
Gross Farms offers one of the most intricate Raleigh corn mazes! Check out the link to see the 2010 corn maze - a beautiful labyrinth with the word "Sanford" and a farm as a basis. There are almost 5 miles of paths, with "checkpoints" in the puzzle. Also at Gross Farms, choose pumpkins directly from the pumpkin patch, enjoy a hayride, and let the younger kids check out the tricycle track and "pirate ship" playground.
Green Acres Farm | Corn Maze Open Fri/Sat/Sun | Raleigh Corn Maze and Night Maze
1132 Morrisville Carpenter Rd., Cary
Open through Oct. 31, Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. until dark.
General admission is $8 for ages 4-adult, free for children 3 and younger.
Green Acres Farm is a Cary tradition! Large corn maze and much more including hay rides, hay maze, tunnel, bounce house, sand pile for toddlers, pony rides ($5 each), face painting ($2 each), Bessie the Milk Cow, tractors, fire trucks, hot food, light concessions, and photo opportunities. New games added to the maze this year. Night maze Fri.-Sat. until 9 p.m. and Sun. until dark.
Green Level Gourd Farm | Spooky Hayrides, Pumpkins, Activities Open Wed - Sun
3800 Green Level Rd. West, Cary
Open through Oct. 31, Wed.-Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Admission varies by activity.
Pumpkin patch, spooky hayrides ($4 each, family appropriate), donkey rides ($3 each, weekends), face painting, decorate your own pumpkin (free with pumpkin purchase), game area, small corn maze.
Hill Ridge Farms | Pumpkin Patch, Hayride, Train Rides Harvest Festival through Nov 14th
703 Tarboro Rd., Youngsville
Open Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
General admission is $10 for ages 2 and up.
Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Festival through Nov. 14. Admission includes pumpkin! Check out the pumpkin patch, covered wagon hayride. Get unlimited rides on the 80-foot giant slide. Other activities include farm animals, fish-feeding dock, kids' play land, country store and live music. Pony rides, gem stone panning, and rides on the full size train are available for extra fee.
Ken's Korny Corn Maze | Raleigh Corn Mazes Fri-Sun, Open To Nov 14th
3175 Benson Hwy., Garner
Open through Nov. 14, Fri. 4-10 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 1-8 p.m.
Admission is $10 ages 6 and up; $5 for ages 3-5; free for under 3.
This is the first and longest running NC corn maze! Get lost in a six-acre corn maze, and enjoy hayrides, children's straw maze and play area, rope maze and picnic areas. The rope maze is 8,000 sq ft! For the older crowd, there is a separate haunted attraction 7-10 p.m. on select nights in October with a $17 admission fee, not recommended for young children.
Raleigh Corn Mazes | Raleigh Pumpkin Patches
Going to a corn maze in the dark? Many Raleigh corn mazes offer "after dark" hours on select evenings, so make sure to bring a flashlight for everyone. Some mazes offer flashlights to rent, others don't, so ask or come prepared!
One of the wonderful things about the Raleigh/Triangle area is all the different activities within easy driving distance, like Raleigh pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and much more!
Check out a Raleigh area corn maze, pumpkin patch, or both this year, and enjoy the change to crisp fall weather in the Raleigh area.
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