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Fall Family Fun: Corn Mazes–Nearby corn mazes in Western Connecticut

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Castle Hill Farm

Castle Hill Maze

Castle Hill Maze

40 Sugar Lane

Newtown, CT 06470

(203) 426-5487

Hours: 11 am – 5 pm weekends, 2 – 5 pm weekdays

Admission: $8

Along with the large, 7 acre, corn maze, enjoy pick-your-own pumpkins, hay rides ($3), and pony rides. Yes–you read that correctly–ponies.

Plasko’s Farm

670 Daniels Farm Rd.

Trumbull, CT

(203) 268-2716

Hours: Open through October 31st. Fridays 3 – 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 6 pm

Admission: $7 adults (13+), $6 children, toddlers are free

Test your sense of direction trying to find your way through over a mile of maze. Also check out the pumpkins, crafts, pumpkin decorating, games, and hayrides.

A portion of each ticket benefits “SWIM Across the Sound”cancer prevention and education programs.

Jones Family Farms

Kids in a corn maze

Corn mazes are fun for all ages.

Pumpkinseed Hill Farm

120 Beardsley Road

Shelton, CT 06484

(203) 929-8425

Hours: 10 am – 5:30 pm weekends for the cornmaze–the farm is open daily

A family friendly corn maze along with pumpkins and daily hayrides. Actually, there are more than 50 varieties of pumpkins, squash, and gourds to choose from. The farm store has lots of delicious fare.

March Farm

160 Munger Lane

Bethlehem, CT  06751

(203)266-7721

Hours: 11 am – 5 pm weekends

Admission: $3 per person ($2 for unlimited hayrides to the corn maze and from the hayloft play scape)

This 5 acre corn maze has no dead ends (at least until it turn into the Haunted Maze on October weekend evenings). Throughout the maze learn about beneficial insects. Pumpkin and apple picking are also available at March Farm.

Harris Hill Farm

Ridge Rd.

New Milford, CT 06776

(860) 354-5856

Hours: 10 am – 5 pm October weekends, and Columbus Day

Admission: $3

Harris Hill has changed up the idea of a corn maze and has an information scavenger hunt through the corn. While the bigger kids enjoy the corn with dad, mom can hang out with the preschoolers and toddlers in the hay maze. All of the kids will enjoy looking at the barn animals.

Bring home a pick-your-own pumpkin and enjoy a hay ride while checking out a beautiful, hill-top view of the country side. Harris Hill also has corn stalks, hay bales, gourds, and Indian corn that decorate homes so festively for fall.

Lyman Orchards

Get Lost for Fun and for a Great Cause!

Located at the Junction of Routes 147 & 157

Middlefield, CT 06455

Hours: Wednesday through Friday 3 – 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday, holidays 10 am – 6 pm

Admission: $10 adults (13+), $5 Children (4-12), free 3 and under

Lyman’s corn maze’s patriotic theme has two miles of trails. While you are at the orchard, enjoy apple picking, pumpkins, and horse-drawn wagon rides for the kids on weekends. Apple cider donuts and pies (and more) are available and the Outdoor Grill is open.

Print out the coupon on Lyman Orchards website for $1 off admission. $1 of each admission is donated to the American Cancer Society.

Bishop’s Orchard

1355 Boston Post Road

Guilford, CT 06437-2399

(203) 458-PICK

Hours: 10 am – 5 pm weekends

Admission: $6 per person

Apples, pumpkins, and free wagon rides. The pumpkin patch also has a hay maze which is free during the week or $3 per person on weekends ($10 per family). Check out the market for baked items and even meat.

Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm

461 Cornwall Bridge Road,Route 4

Sharon, Connecticut 06069

860-364-0025

Hours: 9 am – 5 pm daily

Go up for the corn maze and stay for the apples. On Columbus Day weekend, from 11 am – 3 pm, bring chairs to enjoy live country music. Cider and baked goods are available in the farm store.

More fun activities for families and kids in our region.

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