entrance to the "Maize Maze"
the end of the season, no cob is wasted; a nearby cattle farmer
harvests the grain for his cows. "This really is a green
attraction," says Mr. Saunders.
are fantastic corn mazes across the continent. The one at
Cool Patch Pumpkins in Dixon, California, holds the Guinness
World Record for the largest corn maze at 40 acres. This year,
they've even increased the size to 45 acres.
corn mazes are more challenging than others. Some offer benches
to rest on if you're tired; some provide bubbles and toys
for children to play with if they lose interest in finding
their way out; some farms will offer directions you can listen
to on cassette tape, while others give cell phone directives.
One thing they all share is that when it comes to having autumn
fun, corn mazes are nothing short of amazing!
photos courtesy of Saunders Farm