Corn Maze(credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

There are many beloved fall traditions, and for many families, that includes a stroll through a corn maze. Though Colorado is home to many bustling metropolises, it is also rich in bountiful farm land as well, making fall corn maze options plentiful. Below are the top choices of the area farms that have large and adventurous mazes.

Denver Botanic Gardens At Chatfield Corn Maze
8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Road
Littleton, CO 80128
(720) 865-4336

www.botanicgardens.org

With eight acres to explore, Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield takes the typical corn maze to the next level. It has fun games for the kids like searching for Farmer Green’s lost animals, large bridges to view the maze design and a mini maze for the young ones. Along with maze tickets come a hayride. Appropriate for the whole family, the corn maze will provide a day’s worth of fun, and in October, visitors who stay past dark to witness the Glow Maze. The maze is operational from Sept. 19 through Nov. 1, giving plenty of opportunities to partake.

Anderson Farms
6728 County Road 3-1/4
Erie, CO 80516
(303) 828-5210

www.andersonfarms.com/corn-maze

Anderson Farms is a fall mainstay in Colorado. From its iconic corn maze designs to the plethora of family activities, it is the epitome of autumn festivals. The mazes cover more than 30 acres with trails covering more than eight miles, and if a corn maze isn’t fun enough on its own, Anderson Farms adds some games. The maze is separated into four sections and three games, all mapped out in the informative handout guests receive upon entry. Whichever game you decide to play will ensure that a day at the farm is an exciting one.

Crazed Maze
10270 Riverdale Road
Thornton, CO 80229
(720) 408-0006
www.crazedmaze.com

Most corn mazes are located on the outskirts of the city, for obvious reasons, but the Crazed Maze is nestled in Thornton, making for a light commute. The 20-acre maze offers several games as well as a mini-maze for the younger kids. While there, pick up some pumpkins on the massive patch or participate in many of the other activities.

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Fritzler Corn Maze
20861 County Road 33
LaSalle, CO 80645
(970) 737-2129
www.fritzlermaze.com

Colorado’s premier corn maze knows how to provide a good time. The family farm located just south of Greeley is not just a corn maze, though it is an epic one. There are many other activities to keep the whole family entertained, including go-karts, a train and the pumpkin cannon.

Rock Creek Farms
2005 S. 112th St.
Broomfield, CO 80020
(303) 465-9565

www.rockcreekfarm.com

One of Colorado’s largest corn maze is at Rock Creek Farms in Broomfield. Its 30 acres of corn fields offer several trails that range from the super short to over four miles. So, whether you’re looking for a long journey or a simple jaunt, there’s an option for you. With many games, an expansive pumpkin patch and family-friendly fun, Rock Creek Farms is a tradition for many Denver families.

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Nicole Cormier is a hip-hop head with business ambitions who stumbled awkwardly into journalism in 2007 as Colorado Music Buzz’s hip-hop editor. She is the publisher and editor of the Colorado hip-hop e-magazine. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.