Oregonians love fall. It’s apparent in the amount of harvest festivals and celebrations going on all throughout the season, everywhere in the state. To truly get into the spirit of autumn, it’s essential to stop by one of Oregon’s farms and family-owned ranches for their twisting and turning corn mazes. Here are our favorites in the state!
The Bose Family has been farming for almost 100 years. The on-site corn maze offers over 10 acres of twists and turns. If you can find all of the punch stations along the trail, you’ll be entered into a contest to win half of a hog.
Fort Vannoy prides themselves on providing fresh, home-grown produce to the community. But during the fall, they also pride themselves on their harvest festival activities. Come see their spectacular corn maze, with corn as tall as 12 feet. Make sure to save time for hayrides, pumpkin chunkers, cannon blasters, old time tractor shows, the cow train, and more.
Opening in late September for the fall season, Smith Rock Ranch “is a real working farm, specializing in producing carrot, onion, and blue grass seed,” among other things, according to their website. Every October, their maize opens up with a new fun theme. This year’s? Pixar Cars.
Pheasant Fields Farm in Medford, Oregon, transforms into an on-going harvest festival each October weekend. According to their website, they have everything fall has to offer, including “corn mazes, pumpkin patches, animal exhibits, hay rides, cow train, caramel apples, and more!”
Bauman’s Farm and Garden in Gervais, Oregon has been in business since 1895. According to their website, they’ve been voted the top pumpkin patch and harvest festival for the last nine years, and offer over 25 activities for kids of all ages. Enjoy “an activity center with mazes, obstacle courses, giggle-worth rides, oodles of farm animals,” and more, as listed on their website.
Liepold Farms has been celebrating the fall harvest for the last 15 years. This year, come celebrate with them and enjoy their dazzling corn maze, pumpkin patch, hay maze, and delicious barbecue. Come at night to experience the terrifyingly awesome dark maze.