Don’t let the fall season pass you by without a visit to a straw or corn maze right here in San Diego. Be sure to go with a buddy so you don't get lost!
Pumpkin Farms in Rancho Bernardo and Bonita. Each farm features an 8-foot-tall corn maze, farm animals, pumpkin farm and tractor hay wagon. Oct. 1-31. Free admission; fee for some activities. 13421 Highland Valley Rd., Rancho Bernardo & 5354 Sweetwater Rd., Bonita. 858-566-7466. www.pumpkinstation.com
Bates Nut Farm’s Pumpkin Patch. See all kinds of pumpkins and enjoy tractor hay rides, a straw maze, petting corral and pony rides. Sept. 22-Oct. 31. Free admission. 15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center. www.batesnutfarm.biz
Mountain Valley Ranch. Corn maze plus an assortment of pumpkins, corn cannon, petting zoo, hay rides and pony rides. Sept. 22-Oct. 31, 9 am-6 pm. Free admission. 842 Hwy. 78, Ramona. www.mountainvalleyranch.com/pumpkin-patch
Carlsbad Pumpkin Patch. Featuring nighttime hay rides, haunted corn trail and corn maze (weekends only), pumpkin painting and giant pumpkins. Sept.28-Nov.4; visit website for hours. Carlsbad Strawberry Fields at Cannon Rd. & Interstate 5. www.carlsbadstrawberrycompany.com
Oma’s Pumpkin Patch. Hay bale maze, petting corral, Cottonseed Mountain, covered hay rides and more. Tuesdays-Saturdays Sept. 25-Oct. 31, 10 am-7 pm. $5-$12. 14950 El Monte Rd., Lakeside. www.omaspumpkinpatch.com
Big Horse Corn Maze & Harvest Festival. Hang out at this impressive corn maze and have fun with pony rides, pig races, a pumpkin patch, corn cannon, contests and a mini hay maze for younger visitors on weekends. Sept. 29-Oct. 28; visit website for complete schedule including maze and event hours. 33320 Temecula Parkway, Temecula. www.bighorsecornmaze.com
Updated: September 2018