Get lost in the Great Vermont Corn Maze

By Marie Plecha | 10/10/12 9:00am

Looking for an exciting way to spend a fall weekend? Need an escape from grueling midterms and assignments? The Great Vermont Corn Maze, located about an hour away from campus in Danville, Vt. offers the opportunity to get lost — literally — in one of the most enormous corn mazes in the country.

“This does not sound like a big deal to first timers, but after hearing that bell being rung by other visitors, it is quite exciting to finally ring the bell yourself,"Mike and Dayna Boudreau, maze creators and operators, said in an email to The Dartmouth.

The maze, first created in 1998, is owned and managed by the couple and their two children, and it is located on the family’s dairy farm. Even today, the maze is still a completely family-run operation. Each year, the family designs, plants, and constructs an original, unique maze.

“During the season we typically work from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., or later, seven days a week,” Mike Boudreau said.

The farm also features other attractions including a flower garden, a barnyard-themed golf game and a petting zoo. Visitors are encouraged to bring plenty of water, snacks and good walking shoes. Best to go early while the corn is still in its best condition!

The Great Vermont Corn Maze

1404 Wheelock Road

Danville, VT 05828

Phone: 802-748-1399

Marie Plecha