Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Denver 2018
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When the calendar switches to October, Denver residents and visitors come out and explore their natural playground.

With so many things to do during fall, one may have their heads spinning, trying to figure out what to do and when to do it. Well, if one really wants to experience fall in its true form, a visit to the corn mazes and pumpkin patches of the Denver area is a must. Who doesn’t enjoy getting lost in a field or corn, or searching for the perfect fall pumpkin?

Here are the best corn mazes and pumpkin patches one should take the family to visit this fall.

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms
Oct. 12-14
8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Rd., Littleton, CO 80128
(720) 865-3500

The Chatfield Farms, part of the Denver Botanic Gardens, will be transformed in a fall Disneyland for autumn lovers. The Farm’s Pumpkin Festival will feature a slew of activities for the whole family, including, but not limited to, a picture-perfect pumpkin patch, a tough corn maze, and arts and crafts booths that will showcase Denver’s famed artistic side.

Good Shepard Pumpkin Patch of Centennial
Oct. 6-31
88545 E. Dry Creek Rd., Centennial, CO 80112
(303) 740-2688

The Denver area’s many churches will morph into beautiful pumpkin patches for the fall, and one of the main ones to check out sits in the suburb of Centennial. The Good Shepard Episcopal Church will host its annual Pumpkin Patch, which will feature pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, scattered throughout their field. In addition, all pumpkin sales will go to benefit the homeless and hungry of the Denver region, so your pumpkin will be for a great cause.

Mile High Farms
Now until Oct. 28
11 Cavanaugh Rd., Bennett, CO 80102
(303) 344-2676

When fall hits the Denver area, the Mile High Farms in Bennett springs into action. Their annual Fall Festival is one of the state’s best, and thousands descend upon the Mile High Farms to get lost in their ultra-creative corn maze and pick out the perfect pumpkin for Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Flat Acres Farm
Now until Oct. 31
11321 Dransfeldt Rd., Parker, Co 80134
(303) 805-1038

Flat Acres Farm is a youngin’ in Denver’s pumpkin patch and corn maze game, but this relatively new fall attraction has already garnered a legion of loyal supporters. In 2017, Flat Acres Farm was voted the Best Pumpkin Patch in Parker, and this year, Flat Acres will kick things up a notch by offering a huge bale maze, a haunted maze (for those who love to be scared), and a lot more. Oh, and this farm will still have its famous pumpkins, in case anyone was wondering.