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Best Corn Mazes Near Chicago To Visit This Fall

If you are in the Chicago area and googled “corn maze near me” you are in the right place. There are many corn mazes in the Chicago area – from large intricate mazes perfect for adults and older children (including the biggest maze in the world!) to small kid-friendly corn mazes. Below is a list of the best corn mazes near Chicago to visit this fall (listed in order of distance from downtown Chicago).

In addition to corn mazes, many farms also have pumpkin patches, apple picking and other family friendly attractions so you can make your visit a fun day trip from Chicago.

Corn Mazes Near Chicago

small child walking through a corn maze near Chicago

I have included all the information you need to plan your visit, including addresses, dates and times, prices and more. Note: Make sure to check the farm’s website for the most current information including safety precautions and to purchase tickets in advance when required.

Odyssey Fun Farm

Odyssey Fun Farm has a gigantic 15 acre corn maze. For 2020, their unique Kobe Bryant Tribute Maize spells out Mamba Out, with Kobe Walking away, a special tribute is given to his daughter’s jersey number as well.

They also have a pumpkin patch and a large courtyard full of family friendly activities including a Giant Inflatable Pillow, Expanded Barnyard Zoo w/ Goat Walk, corn cannons, hay rides, a cow train, Corn Cannons, Duck Races, Rope Maze, and more. Check their facebook page and website for more information.

Address: 18900 Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, Illinois

Distance from Chicago: About 31 miles southwest of Chicago (about 40 minutes driving time)

Dates: September 25 – October 31, 2021 (but closed September 27-29 and October 4-6)

Hours: 10am – 6pm

Cost: General admission is $22 on weekdays and $24 on weekends and Columbus Day. Kids 2 & under are free.

Abbey Farms

At Abbey Farms has the largest corn maze in Kane County. The also have a pumpkin patch as well as fun family games and activities including  jumping pillow, cow train, zip lines, hay ride, slides and a petting zoo on the weekends. Their bakery sells apple cider donuts, pumpkin spice donuts, pies and more. There is also craft beer and wine tent on the weekends. Check their facebook page and website for more information.

Address: 2855 Hart Road, Aurora, IL 60502

Distance from Chicago: About 39 miles west of Chicago (about 45 minutes driving time)

Dates: September 18 – October 31, 2021.

Hours: Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 10am – 6pm, Wednesday-Friday 10am – 6pm, Closed Monday & Tuesday but open on Columbus Day

Cost: General admission (which includes all activities) is $18 on weekends/holidays and $14 on weekdays if pre-purchased online. No charge for kids 2 and under. See their website to purchase timed entry tickets in advance. Limited tickets will be sold at the gate for an additional $4 per ticket. 

Johansen Farms & Children’s Zoo

Johansen Farms & Children’s Zoo has a small kid friendly corn maze — it’s big enough for all the kids, but not too big for them to get lost. There is only one way in and one way out so parents can keep an eye on the kids.
The farm also has a pumpkin patch with over 25,000 pumpkins, a petting zoo with over 500 farm animals, miniature golf and tons of fun kid-friendly attractions including pony rides, hayrides, train rides and airslides.

Address: 710 W Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Distance from Chicago: About 32 miles southwest from Chicago (about 40 minutes driving time)

When: September 15 – October 31, 2021. See website for hours.

Cost: All rides and attractions including the corn maze are included with paid zoo admission. See their website for pricing and hours.

Konow’s Corn Maze

Konow’s Corn Maze has two corn mazes. They have a large corn maze for serious maze players who enjoy finding their way through approx. 3.4 miles of twists and turns and a smaller maze for those who want the excitement of walking through the tall corn or those with small children and only wish to walk a short distance (approx. 0.4 mile). Other fun activities at the farm include 2 Corn Pits, Jump House, Animal Barn, Tike Track, Straw Playground, Treehouse, Cow Train Express, Hayrides, Grain Train & more.

They have a shopping area to buy fall decor (including decorative pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales, gourds and unique gifts) and also sell food (including grilled corn, pizza, hot dogs, burgers, snacks and drinks).

Address: 16849 S Cedar Rd., Homer Glen, IL 60491

Distance from Chicago: About 42 miles southwest from Chicago (45 minutes driving time)

Dates: September 18 – October 30, 2021 (closed on Tuesdays)

Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 2PM – 8PM, Friday & Saturday: 10AM – 8PM, Sunday: 10AM – 7PM. All rides end at 7PM. Reservations are not required and advance purchased tickets are not available.

Cost: Monday – Friday: $12/person, Saturday & Sunday: $15/person, Ages 2 and younger and active military & veterans with military ID: Free.

Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm


Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm is known for its large 10 acre maze and has been recognized as one of the top 10 in the country by various travel and news websites. The 2021 corn maze design is “Super Mario”. They also have a smaller 2 acre maze, Spookley the Square Pumpkin, which is open daily during Pumpkin Fest.
The farm also has a pumpkin patch, hayrides and over 30 fun attractions to choose from.

Address: 17250 Weber Road, Lockport, Illinois 60441

Distance from Chicago: About 40 miles southwest of Chicago (about 50 minutes driving time)

Dates: September 25 – October 31, 2021

Hours: Open daily from 10:00am – 6:00pm

Cost: Tickets are $24.95 or $31.95 for a weekend all inclusive pass. Children 2 as well as military, police and firefighter anyone with an active ID are allowed entry into the farm for free. Grandparents are also free on weekdays. Click here to purchase tickets online in advance.

Kroll’s Fall Harvest Farm

The corn maze at Kroll’s Fall Harvest Farm is themed on the history of sheep in agriculture this year. The farm also has pumpkins, a hayride, and a petting zoo.

Address: 13236 W. Townline Rd., Waukegan, Illinois

Distance from Chicago: About 44 miles north from downtown Chicago (about 1 hour driving time)

Dates: Open September 18 – November 1, 2021. Saturday and Sunday with Timed Entry Ticket ONLY.

Hours: Varies by day; see website for exact hours. Maze closes an hour before the farm.

Cost: Maze: $7 Adults; $5 Children (12 and under); 2 and under are free. On weekends, general admission is $10 per person which includes hayride, corn maze and animal area and tickets must be purchased online in advance. On weekdays, tickets are not required and admission is free (visitors pay for individual activities). Children 2 and under always get free admission.

Keller’s Farmstand


Keller’s Farmstand has an 8-acre corn maze with 3 observation decks. The theme for their corn maze this year is Little Mermaid. Other activities on the farm included in the cost of admission includes: play house with slide, rope maze & brick maze, farm animals, tire stack for climbing, old tractors for sitting and taking photos on and a kids play area with pirate ship, castle, and Noah’s ark. The farm also has apple picking and a pumpkin patch.

Check their facebook page, twitter or instagram for updates.

Address: 2500 Johnson Rd, Oswego, IL

Distance from Chicago: About 45 miles southwest from Chicago

Dates: September 11 – October 30, 2021 (Saturdays & Sundays only & Monday, October 11)

Hours: 9am-6pm Saturdays & Sundays only plus Monday, October 11

Cost: Admission for activities is a $13 wristband per person (Age 5 – adult). Reserve in advance online for a discount. Children 4 years and under are free and do not need a ticket. Children 12 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult with paid wristband/ticket.

County Line Orchard

County Line Orchard has two corn mazes. For 2021 they have designed a “Barn Doors Open” corn maze featuring a train for the tots, apple picking, pumpkins and sunflowers. They also have a shorter, easier Albanese Gummi Bear Maze for younger visitors. Other fun activities at the farm include apple picking, pumpkin patch, bee yurts, a MooChoo ride, and kids farm with animals. They also have a U-Pick sunflower patch (best mid to late September).

Address: 200 S. County Line Road, Hobart, Indiana

Distance from Chicago: About 46 miles southeast from Chicago (about 55 minutes)

Dates: September 1 – October 31, 2021

Hours: Daily 9am – 6pm.

Cost: Explorer Pass $8 or All Access Pass $12. See their website for prices and hours of other attractions.

Windy Acres Farm

Windy Acres Farm offers many child-friendly attractions for its Fall Fest including a corn maze, zip lines, pony rides, petting zoo, a new playground, along with food, a beer garden and live music.

Address: 37W446 Fabyan Pkwy, Geneva, IL 60134

Distance from Chicago: 48 miles west of Chicago (about 1 hour driving time)

Dates: September 18 – October 31, 2021

Hours: Open 10am – 6pm daily

Cost: Admission is $15 on weekdays and $17 on weekends and Columbus Day. Seniors (65 and older) pay $2.00 less. Veterans, active military and children under 2 and are free.

Heap’s Pumpkin Farm

Heaps Giant Pumpkin Farm has a giant interactive corn maze consisting of acres of winding and twisting trails.    There is also a bean maze in a soybean field with shorter plants that is perfect for children under 12 who are looking to conquer a less intimidating maze.  Other attractions include a pumpkin patch (opens September 25, 2021), a playground castle, fun barn, and hayrides. Right now, the sunflower harvest (August 20-September 19, 2021) includes access to both mazes.

Address: 4853 US Highway 52, Minooka, IL 60447

Distance From Chicago: About 52 miles southwest of Chicago (1 hour driving time)

Hours: The corn maze is open daily as of September 12, 2021 from 10:00 am – 6:30 pm. Check their website for dates and hours of other attractions.

Cost: The sunflower harvest $12 admission price includes access to the sunflower & zinnia patch, 1 bloom Per day as well as both mazes.

Dollinger Family Farm

Dollinger Family Farm has a four-acre corn maze as well as a pumpkin patch, a bee barn, farm animals and a playground. Well behaved dogs on a leash are welcome at the farm.

Address: 7420 E. Hansel Road, Channahon, IL

Distance from Chicago: 54 miles southwest from Chicago (about 70 minutes driving time)

Dates: September 13 – October 30, 2021

Hours: Open daily 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Cost: $4.50 per person for corn maze. 2 years old and under are free.

Kuipers Family Farm

Kuipers Family Farm has a corn maze with 5 acres of twists, turns & games as part of their pumpkin farm along with hayrides, farm animals, a haunted forest, tractor tire mountain, peddle tractor derby, nature walk, jumping pillows and more. They also have apple picking. Head to Orchard Bakery to pick up fresh apple cider doughnuts, home-baked pies, fudge, pasteurized apple cider and hand-spun caramel apples. Check their facebook page, website or call 815-827-5200 for more information.

Address: 1N318 Watson Road, Maple Park, Illinois

Distance from Chicago: 56 miles west of Chicago (1 hour driving time)

Dates: Opened September 18 -October 31, 2021.

Hours: Monday through Saturday: 9am – 6pm and Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Cost: Weekdays: $19.99 online tickets or $21.99 at the gate; Weekends & Columbus Day $22.99 online tickets or $24.99 at the gate; Seniors 65 and older or Military Personnel (with ID): $14.99 Weekdays online or at the gate or $16.99 weekends online or at the gate. Kids 2 and under are free. Tickets wil go on sale soon. Click here to buy tickets online in advance.

All Seasons Orchard

All Seasons Orchard has 10 acre corn maze with over 3 miles of pathways and a lookout bridge. The maze has 2 paths: a shorter one for youngsters, and a more challenging one for the maze enthusiast. The shorter section of the maze typically takes about 20 minutes. The longer section of the maze can take up to 40 minutes. You can choose to navigate through one section or both. The corn maze is part of their a barnyard with over 30 family-friendly activities including a petting zoo, jumping pillow, pedal karts, mini zip line park and a pumpkin patch. The farm also offers apple picking.

Address: 14510 IL Route 176, Woodstock, Illinois 60098

Distance from Chicago: 60 miles northwest from Chicago (about an 1 hour driving time)

Dates: August 28- October 31, 2021

Hours: Weekdays 10am-5pm; Sat, Sun, Labor Day & Columbus Day 10am-6pm (last entry into corn maze is 60 minutes prior to closing)

Cost: Entry into the corn maze requires a Barnyard ticket which costs $12/person on weekdays and $17/person on weekends, Labor Day & Columbus Day. Children 2 and under are free. See their website for pricing of additional activities and to purchase tickets in advance.

Richardson Adventure Farm


Richardson Adventure Farm is famous for its large intricate corn maze which is billed as the worlds largest corn maze. The theme of the corn maze this year is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The maze is about 10 miles of trail but is actually created out of 4 smaller mazes and each one has its own dedicated in and out path.

Other activities at the farm include a pumpkin patch, a new giant 150′ slide, zip line, wagon rides, zorbing, petting zoo, pig races, jumping pillow, pedal carts and more.

Address: 909 English Prairie Rd, Spring Grove, IL 60081

Distance from Chicago: 65 miles northwest of downtown Chicago (about 75 minutes driving time)

Dates: September 11 – Nov 7, 2021 (Open Thursdays through Sundays)

Hours: Hours vary by day; see website for exact hours.

Cost: Admission is $18-$22 per person for ages 13 and up, $15-$18 ages 3-12 and those 2 and under are free. Some farm activities cost extra. See website for full pricing and to buy tickets online in advance.

Jonamac Orchard

Jonamac Orchard has both a daytime corn maze for all ages and a haunted nightime corn maze (recommended for ages 13 and up). The farm also has a pumpkin patch and many activities for kids including a petting zoo and a Barn Yard Play Area (slides, kid fort & wooden maze, play tractor, duck races, trike track, spider web, kiddie barn, straw bale pile, & “Tiny Town” Donut Shop & School House). They also offer apple picking and have a Store & Bakery and Cider House. On Howl-O-Ween Weekend (October 30 – 31, 2021) only, visitors can also bring their dogs in the corn maze.

Address: 19412 Shabbona Road, Malta, IL 60150

Distance from Chicago: 70 miles west of Chicago (about 70-90 minutes driving time)

Dates: August 28 – October 31, 2021 (haunted corn maze is only open Friday & Saturday nights in October)

Hours: Day Time Corn Maze Hours are 9:00AM – 5:30PM Saturday, Sunday & Labor Day (10:00AM – 5:30PM Columbus Day). The Haunted Jonamac is open on Friday & Saturday nights from 6:30 – 10:30PM. Check their website for hours of other farm activities.

Cost: Admission to the daytime corn maze (un-haunted) is included in the general admission pricing of $6 per person. Admission to the Haunted Jonamac is $15 per person. Check their website for detailed pricing on other activities and to purchase tickets in advance.

Von Bergen’s Country Market

Von Bergen’s Country Market has a corn maze as part of their Fall Pumpkin Fest. Other activities include pumpkin picking, CBD hemp walk, a small sunflower patch, play area, farm animals, TeePee & Native American artifacts, hay wagon rides, tractor barrel train, food truck, and more. Check their facebook page for current updates.

Address: 9805 IL Route 17, Hebron, Illinois 60034

Distance from Chicago: About 73 miles northwest of Chicago (1 hour 30 minute drive).

Dates: Fall Pumpkin Fest will open late September, 2021

Have you visited any corn mazes near Chicago?

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