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The 2015 Area Corn Maze Guide, Sponsored by Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau and Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau

Oct 02, 2015 08:48AM ● By Kevin
Never has a sequel debuted this fast! In light of our recent 2015 Area Pumpkin Patches Guide, Sponsored by Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau and Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau, we return to let you know about some a-MAZE-ingly awesome corn mazes in Central Pennsylvania. Some of our pumpkin patches also have corn mazes and we've also scoured the region to find other options for you.

Below are our top picks for the 2015 season, presented to you by Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau and Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau.

Northumberland County

Kohl's Stony Hill Tree Farm - Milton, PA

Debuting in September 2013, the corn maze at Kohl's returns for another year. 

To schedule your group, please call 570-437-3442. Admission to the maze ends 1 hour prior to close. Flashlights are required for admission to the maze starting 1 hour before sunset. A minimum of 1 light for every 3 maze goers will be required. Sorry but cell phones are not going to be accepted as a reliable flashlight. Flashlight are available for purchase in our shop if need be.

Individual Corn Maze 

13 & up Corn Maze - $8.00 

Child Maze (5-12) $5.00 

Child (4 & under) Free 

Senior Maze (65 & up) $5.00

Individual Hayride

13 & up $3.00

5 to 12 $2.00

4 & under Free

Senior (65 & up) $3.00

Corn Maze & Hayride Combo

13 & up combo $10.00

5 to 12 combo $6.50

4 & under combo Free

Senior combo (65 & up) $8.00

Corn Cannon 

Per shot $ .50 

12 for $ 5.00 

100 for $ 39.00

Pumpkin Chunkin

Per shot $ .75

8 for $ 5.00

100 for $ 57.00

Family 4 Packs

Each pack will include 4 maze wrist bands, 4 hayride tickets, 24 corn cannon tickets & 16 pumpkin chunkin tickets.

Family pack #1 

2 Adult (13 & up) plus 2 Child (5 – 12) $49.00

Family pack #2 

3 Adult (13 & up) plus 1 Child (5 – 12) $53.00

Family pack #3 

4 Adult (13 & up) $56.00

Any additional combo passes will be at the regular price.

Group rates will be offered to groups of 20 or more, all members must be paid for prior to receiving wrist bands and payment must be made for the entire group at one time. 

All groups will be required to pay a $25.00 deposit. The deposit will be returned as long as nobody in the group is removed from activities for any reason. Deposit refunds must be claimed on day of receipt only.

Please have a total count before coming to the register.

Group Corn Maze

Group Corn Maze (13 & up) $6.40 

Group Corn Maze Child (5-12) $4.00 

Group Corn Maze 0 – 4 Free 

Group Senior Corn Maze (65 & up) $ 4.00

Group Corn Maze / Hayride combo

Group corn maze/hayride combo $ 8.80

(5-12) Group maze/hayride combo $ 5.60

(0-4) Group maze/hayride combo Free

(65 &up) Group maze/hayride combo $ 6.40

Group Corn Cannon 100 for $ 39.00 

Group Pumpkin Chunkin 100 for $57.00

Call 570-437-3442 to schedule your groups visit to the maze.

Please confirm you have all wristbands and tickets prior to leaving the register area. The Giant Game area is accessible with a corn maze wristband only. Corn maze wristbands are good only on the day of issue and must be installed by our staff.

Hayride, Corn Cannon, & Pumpkin Chunkin tickets may be used anytime. Each person must hand the operator a ticket. Hayrides depart from in front of the barn at the drivers discretion, we try to announce over the PA but will have no set times.  Hayrides will not run if the roads are wet or radar indicates rain is coming. All events are "at your own risk" and Kohl's Stony Hill Tree Farm will not be responsible for injuries. All sales are final and no refunds will be issued for any reason.

Union County

Ard's Farm - Lewisburg, PA

The 2015 maze opened in early September and remains open through Nov. 1. Hours are  Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 pm; Saturday from noon until 8:00 pm; and Sunday from noon until 5:00 pm.  Come on Friday or Saturday night after dark and do the maze in the dark.  A flashlight is strongly recommended. Tickets sold up until 1 hour before the maze closes. 

There are 10 packages to choose from:
Package 1 is designed to optimize your time in the maze park.
Please allow a minimum of 4 hours.
2015 Maze Park, Hayride, Deluxe Hotdog Roast
Ages 3 and up – $15 per person
Add a private bonfire for an additional $60.00 
Package 2 is designed for any group that wants to do it all.
Please allow a minimum of 4 hours.
2015 Maze Park, Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch , Deluxe Hotdog Roast
Ages 3 and up – $16 per person
Add a private bonfire for an additional $60.00
Package 3 is for those who want to explore the maze park and have an old fashioned hot dog roast complete with s’mores!
Please allow a minimum of 3 hours
2015 Maze Park, Deluxe Hotdog Roast  
Ages 3 and up – $12 per person
Package 4 is especially for those who want to explore the maze park with a little less food options.
Please allow 2 – 3 hours for your group
Maze Park, Regular Hotdog Roast
Ages 3 and up – $10 per person
Package 5 is perfect for little ones looking for a real farm experience.
Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch, Feed for the Animals
Ages 2 and up – $4.50 per person
Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch, Maze Park
Ages 3 and up – $12.00 per person
Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch, Deluxe Hotdog Roast
Ages 2 and up – $9.50 per person
Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch, Regular Hotdog Roast
Ages 2 and up – $7.50 per person
Hayride and Deluxe Hotdog Roast
Ages 2 and up – $9.00 per person
Hayride and Regular Hotdog Roast
Ages 2 and up – $7.00 per person

Columbia County

Rohrbach's Farm Market Bakery & Gift Shop - Catawissa, PA

If you're camping at Knoebels, you are a quick stop away from Rohrbach's, where you can participate in the annual corn maze. Ages 12 and up cost just $8, 4-11 cost $5, and 3 and under are free. Corn maze and hayrides take place 3-7 p.m. on Fridays and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Saturdays. On Thursdays, the corn maze is open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. There is a special wine event in the corn maze on Oct. 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. Weather-related information can be accessed by calling 570-543-2107.

Available most Friday nights: Corn Maze, Hayrides, Pick Your Own Pumpkins, Playland, Apple Slingshot, Schultz’ Berwitos and Dawgs, Rohrbach’s Food Stand and Apple Dumplings. Pony Party Paradise and petting zoo. Farm Market and Freas Farm Winery open until 8:00 p.m. Flashlight Night in the Corn Maze begins at 7:00 p.m. last wagon leaves promptly for the corn maze at 9:00 p.m. bring your own flashlight!

Retherford's Village Produce and Antiques - Benton, PA

Feeling brave and daring? Come visit Hannah and Mylee's Corn Maze. Be prepared to get lost! It's an adventure you won't want to miss! 

  • Hours: 9:00 am to DARK
  • Adults & Kids 4 to 12 $5.00 ; 3 & under FREE
Upcoming events this fall include:

Oct. 10,11, & 12- PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

Oct. 3 & 10- The John and Sandy Kogut Band

Oct. 10- Penn State extension group and Benton FFA will be holding a food and nutrition demonstration

Lancaster County

Cherry Crest Farm - Ronks, PA

This year is the 20th Maize Maze at the farm. Located in the heart of PA Dutch Country, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm is a unique place where fun, family, and farming come together. They are one of the farms in Lancaster that also really farm crops.

In 1996, Cherry Crest Adventure Farm started into the Corn Maze craze. Now, it is one of the longest running corn mazes in the US and the world! Commonly called the Maize Maze and the Lancaster Corn Maze.

"A leader on the growing edge of 'agri-tainment,' we work hard to give your family an opportunity to laugh and learn while engaging in a variety of wholesome activities on our working farm! Come and Hold and Baby Chick or see how to milk a cow. This is where Farm, Family and Fun all come together. We farm 365 days a year but the "agri-tainment" division is open just 85 days. We're also a great choice for school or work groups looking to book a field trip, company picnic, team building event, or when looking for fun "Things to do in Lancaster County" or tourist attractions in Lancaster, PA."

You'll need 4-5 hours to experience everything! Open Fri-Sat 10am-10pm; Flashlight Mazes Fri & Sat Nights; Closed Sundays. Admission is required for anyone ages 3 years old and older, who is coming through the gate onto the adventure farm property, including kids and adults. Children ages 2 and under are FREE. Weekday passes are $17 and Saturday passes are $20. Twilight admission is $14.

Franklin County

Country Creek Produce Farm - Chambersburg, PA

Sept 19 – Nov 7, 2015; Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-5pm; Fri-Sat 10am-Dusk* except during our Night Maze nights; NOW OPEN 3 SUNDAYS! OCT 11, 18, 25 1pm-5pm.

SKY’S THE LIMIT this fall with the 10 acre Aviation Corn Maze!! Spend about about 45 minutes in Franklin County’s largest Corn Maze with over 2 miles of paths!  If you need help, mailboxes scattered throughout the maze will guide you in the right direction, all while challenging your knowledge on aviation!

Corn Maze: $5/person; Hayride* & Greenhouse: $3/person; COMBO: $6/person (includes Corn Maze, Hayride, Hay Maze, Slides, Duck Races, and 2 Fun Greenhouses with games); COMBO PLUS: $10/person (includes 2 shots at pumpkin canon); ADD ONS:  Sunflower Barrel Train Ride: $2/person; SEASON PASS: $18/person; GROUPS: 25 or more $1 off/person (either corn maze or combo). Must call ahead or email One payment please.

*Hayrides – Fri and Sat only starting at 4pm on Friday and all day Saturday) or by appt. Kids 3 and under are free.

Adams County

Fields of Adventure at Smithfield Farms - Aspers, PA

Following is general admission info and hours for the Fields of Adventure. Group discounts and special hours are available to groups of 20 or more people. Visit our groups page for more information.

Fields of Adventure is open in the fall September 5th through November 8thFriday: 6PM - 10PM; Saturday: 10AM - 10PM; Sunday: 1PM - 7PM. The last ticket is sold one hour before the times listed above. Groups may schedule Monday thru Friday visits. Don't miss Flashlight Nights during our fall season! Come try our maze in the dark for a different twist. Be sure to bring your own flashlight. October & November - From dusk until 10PM Friday and Saturday nights!

Ticket Prices:
Adults (12yrs and older).................$8/person plus tax 
Youth (4-11yrs).................................$6/person plus tax 

  • Children 3 yrs and under are free with a paying adult
  • Active and Retired Military Service Personnel receive a 1/2 price discount (with ID)

Admission Includes: Access to all attractions except those listed below which are priced individually.
Not included: Pick-your-own pumpkins, zipline, fishing rod rentals, concession stand items, group campfires, slingshots, and pony rides.

York County

Flinchbaugh's Orchard & Farm Market - Hellam, PA

 Open daily, Monday-Saturday, July 25- November 7

Comprised of 5 acres of field corn, Andrew Flinchbaugh carefully created the exciting maze, and has even added a scavenger hunt to add to the fun! The maze is geared for children and adults 4 years and up.
Adults $5, Children (3-12 years) $4, under 3 are free.

Come check out the 2015 Corn Maze, “Jack," crafted in the shape of a jack-o-lantern pumpkin.

Call 717-252-2540 for more information.

Cumberland County

Paulus Farm Market - Mechanicsburg, PA

Enjoy the new corn maze and pick your own pumpkin patch areas. After taking a ride on our tractor-pulled hay wagon, take a seasonal walk through the maze of field corn. It's not too easy, but not too difficult either. You should make it through in about 10 minutes or so.

After that, head over to the pumpkin patch and choose your favorite orange orb for carving, painting, decorating or eating. We'll give you a ride back to the market area when you're finished.

Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lebanon County

Risser-Marvel Farm Market - Annville, PA

The Maze opened for the season, Saturday, September 5, at 11 am.  Ticket sales stop one hour before closing. This year the maze is a Pirate Adventure. Choose a campfire, (includes hayride, roasting forks, cups & napkins, ketchup, hot dog and a roll, hot chocolate & marshmallows)  or a maze adventure or do it all! Make a Risser Marvel Adventure your group's fall tradition. Groups please call for scheduling, including weekdays now through Nov. 7. Risser-Marvel has been hosting school tours for more than 20 years. Students will listen to a "Pumpkin Talk" by Farmer Greg. Greg will educate them about the many unique pumpkins, gourds & squash grown on the farm. The talk is geared for preschool through first grade. Students will also get to experience a hayride, explore a mini corn maze, sample fresh, local apple cider and pick their own pumpkin. Great for playgroups & home schoolers. Call 717-838-1438 or now to book a time from September 28 - November 6, students $5, parents $1, teachers and aides free. This option is only available on weekdays.

Local Festivals and Corn Mazes in the Susquehanna River Valley

Every year, the number of fall events in Central Pennsylvania continues to grow. One of the most popular events is Warrior Run Fort Freeland Heritage Days, where participants re-enact early pioneer life, enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, learn to weave, make pottery, learn blacksmithing techniques and much more. Selinsgrove Market Street Festival is the area’s biggest community event where hundreds of artisans, food carts, craft vendors and live bands come to the town. Children can visit the petting zoo or join a drum circle. Pennsylvania is also home to dozens of wineries, and visitors can sample the best collections at Shade Mountain Harvest Festival each October. The festival features grape stomping, winery tours, horse-drawn carriage rides, homemade food and live music—and kids are welcome, too. Finally, for a seasonal celebration, Kohl’s Stony Hill Farm opens its annual corn maze every September, along with fun scarecrow-building contests and special events at the farm. 

Information provided by the Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau. For more information, click here.

Columbia-Montour Fairs, Festivals & Special Events

Cooler weather brings can’t miss events to Columbia and Montour counties! The Bloomsburg Fair is celebrating its 160th year as the largest agricultural fair in the state. Visit the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds from September 26th through October 3rd. One fair favorite is always the plethora of food vendors. If you’re a fan of gyros, pizza, cheese steaks, hot sausage, apple dumplings, ice cream or deep-fried everything, the Bloomsburg Fair is sure to make your mouth water. The livestock exhibits offer up-close looks at our local agriculture in action, from barn tours to horse pulls to 4-H shows. Don’t forget to snap a photo with the 2015 Bloomsburg Fair calf, milk a fake cow or enjoy a pony ride. Visit the Horticulture Building to see the moving carousel floral arrangement, built and sponsored by Knoebels Amusement Resort. Also inside the exhibit buildings you’ll find arts and crafts from local students, photography, needlepoint, slicing and dicing demonstrations, the largest pumpkin you’ve ever seen, along with other assorted incredible fruits and vegetables. Test your skills on the Midway and if you’re lucky win a prize! From darts to skee-ball to bingo, there’s always a chance to win something big at the Bloomsburg Fair. There are also plenty of rides to enjoy for the young and young at heart. Visit to find out more.

Not ready for the fun to end after the Fair? You’re in luck, the 34th annual Covered Bridge and Arts Festival happens the following weekend! From October 8th through 11th discover more than 350 crafters and over 35 food vendors at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Don’t miss this year’s expanded crafter area and new entertainment spot at the Bandshell. Download the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau’s app during the festival for your chance to win a $100 gift card. Peruse hundreds of hand-made crafts from carved wood to glass to primitive décor and much more! The kids will love that Knoebels has rides open each day of the festival. View the beautiful fall foliage during a 3-hour bus tour of our covered bridges on Saturday and Sunday. Visit for more information.

After the Covered Bridge Festival Knoebels Amusement Resort transforms into a spooktacular place for ghosts and ghouls of all ages. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from October 16th through November 1st visitors can experience tasty treats, thrilling games, freaktastic attractions and, of course, a selection of Knoebels’ hallo-riffic rides. We have gentle haunts, scary attractions and treats to suit everyone’s taste. There are even special treat stops for children 12 and under in costume! So join the boo crew at Knoebels Spooky Amusement Resort this fall . . . if you dare! Visit to find out more.

Information provided by the COlumbia-Montour Visitors Bureau. For more information, click here.

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