One of the best parts about fall is the many outdoor activities you’ll find all over New Jersey. The weather is crisp, cool and just right for a fun outing with family and friends. Feeling adventurous? Visit a local farm this weekend and get lost in a corn maze. We’ve selected eight great corn mazes to check out this season. Have fun!
Address: 556 Buckelew Avenue, Monroe Township
Price: $12.95 per person, free for children 2 & under
Details: This eight-acre corn maze with a Rutgers University theme offers the extra challenge of a crossword puzzle game hidden throughout. For younger kids, there is a smaller corn maze that is less difficult. Enjoy pumpkin picking, hayrides and delicious treats from the Bakery Barn too.
More info: www.etschfarms.com or call 732-794-6785
Heaven Hill Farm
Address: 451 State Route 94, Vernon
Price: $10 per person (weekends), $8 per person (weekdays)
Details: Heaven Hill Farm’s corn maze is just one part of the Great Pumpkin Festival that takes place every weekend this fall. With ten acres of corn stalks hovering 10 feet high, Northern Jersey’s biggest corn maze will not disappoint. Admission fee includes hayrides, corn maze and 30 farm activities.
More info: www.heavenhillfarm.com or call 973-764-5144
Address: 17 Valley Road, Hopewell Township
Price: $10 for ages 10 & up, $8 for ages 5-9, free for ages 4 & under
Details: Celebrate the 20th season of Howell Farm by challenging yourself in their festive corn maze. Navigate through over two miles of paths in the four-acre maze and try to find your way out by answering trivia questions and finding puzzle pieces to complete your map. The Amazing Pumpkin Carve is also available on select dates and you can purchase combo tickets.
More info: www.howellfarm.com or call 609-397-2555
Johnson’s Corner Farm
Address: 133 Church Road, Medford
Price: $4.50 per person
Details: All ages will enjoy this five-acre corn maze that takes 20-40 minutes to complete and is not scary or too difficult. Your mission? Help Barnyard Bill find his eight lost tractors hidden throughout the maze. Stay for the day and enjoy pumpkin picking, hayrides, live music and other fun activities.
More info: www.johnsonsfarm.com or call 609-654-8643
Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm
Address: 2691 Monmouth Road, Jobstown
Price: $4.50 per person
Details: Hop on a hayride to get to five acres of family fun at the Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm Corn Maze. This corn maze, complete with a bridge that offers scenic views of the farm and plenty of photo opportunities, is open on weekends during September and October. Check out other seasonal activities too, such as apple picking, pony rides and an animal farm.
More info: www.johnsonslocusthallfarm.com or call 609-353-9000
Address: 251 High Street, Newton
Price: $10 for adults, $8 for children 4-11, free for kids 3 & under
Details: Open every weekend until the end of October, this 10-acre corn maze is one of the larger ones in the state. Friday nights are “Flash Light Nights”–bring your own or rent one from the farm. Lentini also offers haunted hayrides, a petting zoo and other fall activities.
More info: www.lentinifarm.com or call 973-579-2424
Sahl’s Father Son Farm
Address: 420 West Pestalozzi Street, Galloway
Price: $10 per person
Details: Atlantic County’s biggest corn maze is ready for action once again with several miles of challenging adventure. This year’s theme is the Cape May County Zoo. Try the Redneck Challenge if you’re with small kids or attempt the Hillbilly Mayhem route if you are feeling brave. Admission price includes unlimited access to corn mazes, hayrides, pig races, Kiddie Koral and more.
More info: www.fathersonfarm.com or call 609-965-9300
Stony Hill Farms
Address: 15 North Road, Chester
Price: $12.99 per person
Details: This year’s theme for the ten-acre corn maze is Rutgers 250, in honor of the state university’s 250th anniversary. Play fun games as you travel through the windy maze in an attempt to make it out, but don’t worry if you get lost. Just call out for a Maze Master and you’ll receive help! Admission fee includes giant corn maze, mini corn maze, tile & rope mazes and barnyard board game.
More info: www.stonyhillfarms.com or call 908-879-2908