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Who would have thought getting lost could be so much fun?

charles city corn Maze renwood fields Are you looking for a fun fall family activity ? Then check out the corn maze in  at Renwood Fields farm, located on the James River in beautiful Charles City County, Virginia, just a short drive from Williamsburg or Richmond.

After the corn is harvested most farmers normally plow down their corn stalks. A few sell them for fall decorations. The ingenuity of  Renwood Fields Farms  is a marvel.  Their corn stalks have become a giant maze.  Corn mazes offer families an opportunity to wend their way through intricately designed fields.

Renwood Field Farm’s Maze is no amateur effort. It stretches over multiple acres. Like to get lost in a puzzle and find your way out? That’s what this maze is all about. No need to worry though if you get lost within there is a large tower which oversees the field. Lost maze walkers need only find a telestalk ( home made intercom) to talk to a cast member and get a clue for the maze .Before you enter the maze, you’ll receive a game-board and a flag. As you find your way through the maze you collect map pieces to complete your map of the maze. In the end you will meet the host on the Victory Bridge at the end of the maze. There you will clock yourself out so that you know what time you finished.

At first, the maze looks like it would be easy to get in and out of, but that is deceptive. Even with a map, and clues along the way, most people wind up going around in circles. ( we did ) The adults take the longest to find their way out. Kids of 8 or older have been seen darting quickly through the twists and turns not fooled by dead ends. We noticed a few lost adults being led out by grinning children.
For a real challenge go on one of their special Moonlight Mazes !   Remember to bring your own flashlights! They are open on Saturdays from 10am till dusk thru Oct 10th. See the schedule at left for hours of operation

More info here

 

Admission Prices: Age 12-Adult      $12.00

Children  5 – 11    $10.00

Children  3 & 4     $6.00

Included in admission:
The Wizard of Oz Amazing Maize Maze
Farm Activities
Tractor Ride Tour
Free Parking!
Picnic areas available
Directions from Williamsburg, VA:
From Rt. 199 In Williamsburg, follow Virginia State Route 5 west across the bridge to Charles City County. Go approximately 4 miles , then left at Wilcox Neck Road (Rt. 623). Willcox Neck changes into Sandy Point after about 2 miles and then you go for another 2 miles on Sandy Point. Stay on that road, until you see the sign for Renwood Fields Farm on your right.Click here for map
john_circle-449-2 This post was authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf.  John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market.  His websites, www.WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com  and   www.MrWilliamsburg.com, were created as a comprehensive resource about living in Williamsburg, with the hopes of selling a house now and again.  You can reach him at 757.254.8136 or John@MrWilliamsburg.com.
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