It's fall and it's that time of year again when pumpkins are ripe for the picking and the corn is high. Here on Long Island, there are a number of great corn mazes that you and the whole family can enjoy. Try your luck at all the twists and turns of these living mazes and if you get lost, you'll enjoy them all the more before you quickly retrace your steps and find your way out.
Here's a sampling of great corn mazes on Long Island. Visit their websites for current times and hours. Many offer discount coupons on their sites, so check them out before you head out. If you know of others that you think should be listed, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Fairview Farm
59 Horsemill Lane, overlooking Mecox Bay
Stroll through the eight acre maze surrounded by 10-foot tall cornstalks.
- Colonial Springs Farm
201 Main Avenue
Wheatley Heights, NY
This 34-acre farm offers a Kiddie Corn Maze as well as pumpkin picking, pony rides, hay rides, Little Farmers Playland and much more.
- Hank's Pumpkintown
240 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY
This South Fork venue offers a corn maze park that's suitable for even the youngest kids, as well as adults. When you buy a wristband, it's an all-inclusive ticket to all-day corn mazes, unlimited wagon rides, duck races maze games, education station, giant maze mountain slide (a 50-foot tube slide) and much more.
Visit Hank's Pumpkintown for current prices and times.
- Harbes Farm & Vineyard
Harbes Family Farm offers a variety of maze adventures for different ages, with themes like the Wild West Maze and more. Visit www.harbesfamilyfarm.com for current prices and times and directions to their North Fork locations.
- Schmitt's Family Farm
26 Pinelawn Road
(631) 271-FARM (3276)
Try your hand at navigating Schmitt Family Farm's seven-acre corn maze. The whol family will also enjoy pick your own pumpkins, a treehouse slide, pumpkin patch playground, pony rides, farm animals, Long island's largest straw pyramid and much more.
Go to www.schmittfarms.com/Coupons.htm for discount coupons.
- Stakey's Pumpkin Farm
270 West Lane
Bring the whole family to this three-acre corn maze. Open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on weekends in October from 9 to 5. Check their website for other times and for current prices.