Past Cornfield Maze Adventure Themes

The Maze Fun Park features a new, exciting corn maze theme every year!

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1997 - Tree of Life
1997 - Tree of Life Image

The original and first Maize Quest Cornfield Maze Adventure: The Tree of Life.  The Tree with roots, large trunk and branches is encircled by the serpent and flanked by the crescent moon and sun.  Guests used another Maize Quest innovation to create a map on their gamesheet using giant stampers.  The symbols were chosen to represent the fruit farm, the circle of life and the changing seasons as Maple Lawn Farms began it’s change from production agriculture to pick-your-own fruit, educational center and entertainment destination.  The firs maze, designed by Gretchen McPherson, marked the return of Hugh McPherson to the operation full-time after graduation from Penn State University.  This was the one that started it all!

1998 - Challenge the Dragon
1998 - Challenge the Dragon Image

The Dragon marked the first move to the current field at what would become the Maize Quest Fun Park.  It was also the first Maize Quest with a “big adventure” theme.  Guests explored the beast and the castle below to discover answers to the lore of dragons.  The dragon featured a fountain of water in the “heart” of the beast.

1999 - African Adventure
1999 - African Adventure Image

Five animals form the shape of the African continent and make a maze of trails loaded with educational information.  Learn about Africa and the animals that call it home.  Each is unique with a different way to survive.  Can you spot the Giraffe, Lion Head, Elephant, Rhino and Cheetah?

2000 - Escape from Egypt
2000 - Escape from Egypt Image

The “All-Seeing Eye” floats in the center of a huge pyramid complex carved into the cornfield.  Learn about the pharaohs and life on the Nile thousands of years ago when the pyramids rose from the desert plains.  Escape from Egypt marked the first maze designed by Designer Dave Phillips, now full-time designer for Maize Quest Fun Park and all Maize Quest corn maze locations.

2001 - Deep Sea Adventure
2001 - Deep Sea Adventure Image

Octopus! Shark! Submarine! Fish! Often sited as one of the hardest mazes we ever created, the Deep Sea Adventure took guests under the sea to explore a world of living creatures.  The feature room is the octopus with (you guessed it) EIGHT entrances and exits!

2002 - Outback Adventure
2002 - Outback Adventure Image

G’Day Mate! Travel to the outback to find nine creatures unique to this island continent.  Learn about the history and native people as you explore the giant mamma kangaroo complete with a baby joey in her pouch.  It’s adventure in the land down under!

2003 - Pirates!
2003 - Pirates! Image

Yar! Shiver me timbers… Take to the high seas as you learn about real pirates who terrorized merchant vessels for a surprisingly short period in maze-history.  Collect pictures of real pirate flags and learn about the real pirates behind them.

2004 - T-Rex
2004 - T-Rex Image

Dinosaurs! T-Rex makes his stand in the cornfield fighting three velociraptors. Search for “fossils” and clues as you explore the giant predator and learn about the creatures that inhabited the earth millions of years ago.

2005 - Ice Age
2005 - Ice Age Image

Long before global warming the world was covered in ice.  Learn about life in the Ice Age and the animals that roamed the frozen land.  This year explore the GIANT wooly mammoth on your quest to uncover the clues of survival in a frozen land.

2006 - Vikings
2006 - Vikings Image

The mysterious Vikings quite possibly beat Columbus across the Atlantic by hundreds of years! Examine the evidence as you explore the Viking Longboat.  Can you see the Viking warriors with horned helmets?

2007 - Space Exploration
2007 - Space Exploration Image

Journey to the final frontier as an explorer on the Space Shuttle! Learn about man’s quests to escape the Earth’s atmosphere and the science behind the journey.  Can you spot the space-walking astronaut and the space shuttle?

2008 - China: The Forbidden City
2008 - China: The Forbidden City Image

Explore the Forbidden City and learn of the Far East.  Just in time for the Summer Olympics! Can you see the pagoda, The Great Wall and the Dragon?

2009 - Wild Wild West
2009 - Wild Wild West Image

Giddy-Up Maize Questers! Maize Quest 2009 hits the trail on a Wild West Adventure.  Learn all about the wild frontier of America as you explore the enormous Buckin’ Bronco & Cowboy maze.  Git along little dogie!

2010 - Island Adventure
2010 - Island Adventure Image

“Aloha”! The 2010 corn maze guests to the South Pacific to learn about Polynesia in a 9 acre field of towering cornstalks carved into the shape of a giant Wiki-Tiki Man, dancing natives, palm tree and erupting volcano.

2011 - The Adventures of Robin Hood
2011 - The Adventures of Robin Hood Image

We’re off to Sherwood Forest with that famous hero.  Robin Hood! Learn of his legend and the characters from the classic tale of good vs evil.  Watch out for the Sheriff of Nottingham!

2012 - Mayan Mystery
2012 - Mayan Mystery Image

We’re off in search of the Mayan Temple Ruins! Learn about this ancient civilization as you search for clues.  Picture yourself jungle.  Uncover facts about the Maya and their way of life.  The Mayan calendar predicts the end of the world on December 21, 2012.  Is our doom for sure or is there more to this legend?

2013 - Gladiator: Journey to Ancient Rome
2013 - Gladiator: Journey to Ancient Rome Image

Would you have survived the Colosseum? Journey with Maize Quest to Ancient Rome! Learn about gladiators, centurions, Julius Caesar and more as you explore a maze as big as the Empire.  What happened in the Circus Maximus? How did Rome conquer and rule so much of the known world from 27 BC to 476 AD? Find out as you search for clues in the corn.  Can you find the Colosseum? The Chariot?

2014 - Secret Agent
2014 - Secret Agent Image

Journey into a world of intrigue and espionage. From the Cold War to James Bond, the world’s nations play the dangerous game of misdirection and double agents. This year’s maze design includes iconic imagery from spy movies. Get lost and find out more in the 2014 Maize Quest Adventure, “Secret Agent.”

2015 - Amazon Adventure
2015 - Amazon Adventure Image

Deep in the rain forest, birds call and monkeys howl from the ancient canopy. Beneath the surface of the Great River, predators lurk in search of their next meal. Into this lost and wild world, you journey to discover the secrets hidden in this amazing ecosystem. You enter Maize Quest 2015: “The Amazon Adventure”…

2016 - Expedition Everest
2016 - Expedition Everest Image

Climb to the top of the highest place on Earth: Mount Everest. The goal is to reach the top and then survive the descent. If the weather doesn’t get you, maybe the legendary yeti will. In the maze design, you explore Mount Everest, base camp, a Buddhist monastery, and try to escape the mysterious Yeti.

1997 - Tree of Life Image
1997 - Tree of Life
The original and first Maize Quest Cornfield Maze Adventure: The Tree of Life.  The Tree with roots, large trunk and branches is encircled by the serpent and flanked by the crescent moon and sun.  Guests used another Maize Quest innova... Read More
1998 - Challenge the Dragon Image
1998 - Challenge the Dragon
The Dragon marked the first move to the current field at what would become the Maize Quest Fun Park.  It was also the first Maize Quest with a “big adventure” theme.  Guests explored the beast and the castle below to discov... Read More
1999 - African Adventure Image
1999 - African Adventure
Five animals form the shape of the African continent and make a maze of trails loaded with educational information.  Learn about Africa and the animals that call it home.  Each is unique with a different way to survive.  Can you spot ... Read More
2000 - Escape from Egypt Image
2000 - Escape from Egypt
The “All-Seeing Eye” floats in the center of a huge pyramid complex carved into the cornfield.  Learn about the pharaohs and life on the Nile thousands of years ago when the pyramids rose from the desert plains.  Escape fro... Read More
2001 - Deep Sea Adventure Image
2001 - Deep Sea Adventure
Octopus! Shark! Submarine! Fish! Often sited as one of the hardest mazes we ever created, the Deep Sea Adventure took guests under the sea to explore a world of living creatures.  The feature room is the octopus with (you guessed it) EI... Read More
2002 - Outback Adventure Image
2002 - Outback Adventure
G’Day Mate! Travel to the outback to find nine creatures unique to this island continent.  Learn about the history and native people as you explore the giant mamma kangaroo complete with a baby joey in her pouch.  It’s adve... Read More
2003 - Pirates! Image
2003 - Pirates!
Yar! Shiver me timbers… Take to the high seas as you learn about real pirates who terrorized merchant vessels for a surprisingly short period in maze-history.  Collect pictures of real pirate flags and learn about the real pirates... Read More
2004 - T-Rex Image
2004 - T-Rex
Dinosaurs! T-Rex makes his stand in the cornfield fighting three velociraptors. Search for “fossils” and clues as you explore the giant predator and learn about the creatures that inhabited the earth millions of years ago.... Read More
2005 - Ice Age Image
2005 - Ice Age
Long before global warming the world was covered in ice.  Learn about life in the Ice Age and the animals that roamed the frozen land.  This year explore the GIANT wooly mammoth on your quest to uncover the clues of survival in a froze... Read More
2006 - Vikings Image
2006 - Vikings
The mysterious Vikings quite possibly beat Columbus across the Atlantic by hundreds of years! Examine the evidence as you explore the Viking Longboat.  Can you see the Viking warriors with horned helmets?
2007 - Space Exploration Image
2007 - Space Exploration
Journey to the final frontier as an explorer on the Space Shuttle! Learn about man’s quests to escape the Earth’s atmosphere and the science behind the journey.  Can you spot the space-walking astronaut and the space shuttle... Read More
2008 - China: The Forbidden City Image
2008 - China: The Forbidden City
Explore the Forbidden City and learn of the Far East.  Just in time for the Summer Olympics! Can you see the pagoda, The Great Wall and the Dragon?
2009 - Wild Wild West Image
2009 - Wild Wild West
Giddy-Up Maize Questers! Maize Quest 2009 hits the trail on a Wild West Adventure.  Learn all about the wild frontier of America as you explore the enormous Buckin’ Bronco & Cowboy maze.  Git along little dogie!
2010 - Island Adventure Image
2010 - Island Adventure
“Aloha”! The 2010 corn maze guests to the South Pacific to learn about Polynesia in a 9 acre field of towering cornstalks carved into the shape of a giant Wiki-Tiki Man, dancing natives, palm tree and erupting volcano.
2011 - The Adventures of Robin Hood Image
2011 - The Adventures of Robin Hood
We’re off to Sherwood Forest with that famous hero.  Robin Hood! Learn of his legend and the characters from the classic tale of good vs evil.  Watch out for the Sheriff of Nottingham!
2012 - Mayan Mystery Image
2012 - Mayan Mystery
We’re off in search of the Mayan Temple Ruins! Learn about this ancient civilization as you search for clues.  Picture yourself jungle.  Uncover facts about the Maya and their way of life.  The Mayan calendar predicts the end of... Read More
2013 - Gladiator: Journey to Ancient Rome Image
2013 - Gladiator: Journey to Ancient Rome
Would you have survived the Colosseum? Journey with Maize Quest to Ancient Rome! Learn about gladiators, centurions, Julius Caesar and more as you explore a maze as big as the Empire.  What happened in the Circus Maximus? How did Rome c... Read More
2014 - Secret Agent Image
2014 - Secret Agent
Journey into a world of intrigue and espionage. From the Cold War to James Bond, the world’s nations play the dangerous game of misdirection and double agents. This year’s maze design includes iconic imagery from spy movies. Get lost... Read More
2015 - Amazon Adventure Image
2015 - Amazon Adventure
Deep in the rain forest, birds call and monkeys howl from the ancient canopy. Beneath the surface of the Great River, predators lurk in search of their next meal. Into this lost and wild world, you journey to discover the secrets hidden ... Read More
2016 - Expedition Everest Image
2016 - Expedition Everest
Climb to the top of the highest place on Earth: Mount Everest. The goal is to reach the top and then survive the descent. If the weather doesn’t get you, maybe the legendary yeti will. In the maze design, you explore Mount Everest, bas... Read More


The Maize Quest® Cornfield Maze takes center stage with our 2017 Corn Maze Adventure:


Arabian Nights Corn Maze Theme 2017 Arabian Nights Cornfield Maze Adventure Theme 2017

Wishing for FUN and Adventure? GET LOST in the stalks with our 2017 Corn Maze - Arabian Nights: Legend of the Lamp! As you explore each pathway of the maze you will unveil the mysteries of the Lamp. Picture you and your friends exploring Aladdin, the lamp, and of course the Genie himself all carved into a living field of cornstalks! Nine acres of twisting turning pathways makes a mind-bending scavenger hunt for real facts, legends, and The Exit.