It’s indisputable that fall has arrived in Pierce County, the leaves have changed and bins full of pumpkins fill the supermarket produce sections. One of the grand traditions of fall is to head out to the country and enjoy a corn maze, pick out the pumpkin of your dreams, and maybe hop on a hayride through the crisp fall air. Here are some great places to enjoy the fall harvest with your friends and family:
Maris Farms is located between Bonney Lake and Buckley. Their 8-acre corn maze is sure to offer you a challenge. In addition to acres of pumpkins to pick, you can also shoot corn and blast pumpkins, and watch pigs race at this action packed family farm’s “Destruction Zone.” For a full calendar of their hours, activities, and days open click here.
Picha Farms is located between Tacoma and Puyallup off of River Road and 66th Ave E. They offer all kinds of fall fun from $2 hayrides through the fields, Pumpkin Slingshot, and a corn maze with trivia questions and prizes. They are open Weekdays: 3 to 6pm. Weekends: 10am to 6pm.
Scholz Farm is a 4th generation working farm located between Sumner and Orting in rural east Pierce County. They offer the full harvest experience with a acres of pumpkins to pick from, corn maze, apple cider, and lots of activities. Open Daily 9am to 6pm Jun – October. Final day open is Nov 1.
If you’re really looking for a unique experience this fall, grab your favorite vampire lovers and head to Tumwater in Thurston County to enjoy Rutledge Farm’s Twilight “Breaking Dawn” themed corn maze.