The Country's Creepiest Haunted Corn Mazes

These haunted attractions are giving "cornstalk" new meaning.

Creepiest Haunted Corn Mazes
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Night of Terror in Mullica Hill, New Jersey

Creamy Acres Farm has been delivering up screams — and, during the summer, ice cream — since 1995. Its annual Night of Terror features five attractions, including a terror-filled cornfield maze and a haunted hayride, among other scary encounters. Be on the lookout for zombies and evil clowns, too.

Hysteria at Connors Farm in Danvers, Massachusetts

This Massachusetts maze, just up the road from Salem, was made famous when in 2011, a family called 911 to say they couldn't find their way out. "We thought this would be fun," the young mother told the dispatcher. "Instead, it's a nightmare. I don't know what made us do this." It was music to the ears of corn maze enthusiasts across the country, and the already popular attraction is now even bigger. The flashlight maze is considered to be "non-haunted" and fun for all ages, while the farm's other haunted nighttime attraction, Hysteria, leads visitors through a 17th-century graveyard.

Heap's Haunted Corn Maze in Minooka, Illinois

The scary subsection of Heap's Giant Pumpkin Farm, a family establishment dating back to 1866, Heap's Haunted Corn Maze also offers a few non-scary nighttime options: a moonlight hayride and, for the most ambitious puzzle-solvers, a flashlight maze. Still, the main draw is its haunted attraction, a cornfield they say is stalked by an eccentric (and maybe immortal) folk legend called "The Shredder."

Kersey Valley Spookywoods Haunted Attraction in Archdale, North Carolina

This North Carolina attraction is a spooky bonanza, complete with themed sets that change each year. You begin the journey in the eerie town of Kersey Valley, founded in 1881, touring homes, shops, a graveyard, and a mineshaft in addition to the classic haunted corn maze. Beware: Kersey Valley's 10-acre cornfield is supposedly haunted by a cursed scarecrow.

The Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

The Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride at Arasapha Farm has hosted a haunted corn maze for more than 30 years and it shows. With actors in professional makeup, huge scenes, animatronics, pyrotechnics, and multiple attractions, including a corn maze, this Philadelphia-area spookfest is at the top of its game.

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