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 Station in Rancho Bernardo and Bonita. Both locations feature an 8-foot-tall corn maze, petting zoo, pumpkin farm, tractor hay wagon and u-pick sunflowers. Oct. 1-31. Free admission; fee for some activities. 13421 Highland Valley Rd., Escondido & 5354 Sweetwater Rd., Bonita. 858-566-7466. www.pumpkinstation.com
Bates Nut Farm’s Pumpkin Patch. Pick from a variety of pumpkins and enjoy tractor hayrides, a straw maze, petting corral and pony rides. Sept. 19-Oct. 31. Free admission; fee for some activities. $5 cash-only parking on October weekends. Masks and social distancing required. 15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center. www.batesnutfarm.biz
Mountain Valley Ranch. Corn maze plus an assortment of pumpkins, corn cannon, petting zoo and pony rides. Dogs on leashes are welcome. Opens Sept. 26. Free admission. 842 Hwy. 78, Ramona. www.mountainvalleyranch.com/pumpkin-patch
Carlsbad Pumpkin Patch. Sept.18-Nov.8; open 9 am-7 pm daily. Carlsbad Strawberry Fields at Cannon Rd. & Interstate 5. www.carlsbadstrawberrycompany.com.
Updated: September 2020