October is one of my favorite months of the year!  The fall season is in the air and if you're looking for corn mazes and pumpkin patches near the area, there are few within a day's drive to enjoy for some good ol' fashion family fun.

 

1. Noble Oaks Farm

Take Interstate 30 to exit 220B toward Richmond Road/Pavilion Parkway/Farm to Market 559. Proceed to the light. Take right on Richmond Rd./FM 559. Continue approximately 3.1 miles. The destination is on the right. Turn onto asphalt drive and proceed to park.

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This family owned farm located in Texarkana, Texas recently kicked off another exciting 2019 Fall Festival Sept. 28-Oct. 27. Family fun abounds with hayrides, cow train, cube cannon, roping station, corn maze, corn crib, hay jump, games and flicks in the sticks (outdoor movies). Kids will get an educational experience during their visit seeing registered Texas Longhorns, learn how fruits and vegetables are produced and see how honey is made with their beekeeping at the farm.

For more information call 903-748-2164 or visit their Facebook page.

2. DixieMaze Farms
DixieMaze Farms is a few short miles south of Texarkana off Hwy 71. Turn left off of Highway 71 onto Hwy 169 (Sentell Road) and go about 2.2 miles and look for DixieMaze Farms.

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DixieMaze Farms near Shreveport is well known for its corn maze that features a new design every year. This maze has two different phases a challenging one for thrill seekers and one less challenging for those who just want to have fun. And for those who want a little scare make sure you visit their Haunted Maze "Fright Nights" if you dare. Other activities include the barn swing, corn cannons, pumpkin chunkin' duck races, pony rides, obstacle course, and outdoor movies on the side of a barn. DixieMaze Farms Fall Festival runs Sept. 28 - Nov. 2, 2019.

3. Pumpkin Hollow

Located at 671 County Road 336, Piggott, Arkansas

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Pumpkin Hollow is a friendly family operated a farm that continues to be higly rated. You'll be amazed by their large 6-acre maze whether you decide to walk it during the day or at night with a flashlight. Pumpkin Hollow is the mid-south's leading producer of hard-shelled gourds. You have to visit the huge gourd trellis where it almost feels alien-like. Children will love the friendly forest playground, hayrides, pony rides, and zip line and for those faint of heart "Horror in the Hollow" will scare the living daylights out of you.

4. Yesterland Farm
From Dallas: Drive 1 mile east of Canton on I-20 at FM 17. Exit 528, left on FM 17, right on north side I-20 service road, farm is on the left approx. ¼ mile (North side of I-20 between FM 17 and FM 1255).

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Yesterland Farm is like no other farm you've ever visited, this place is incrdible. Yesterland features a pumpkin patch, amazement park, wagon train rides, river rapids, farm animals, giant tipi, Westerland Village, Fort Yesterland, candy cannon, and concerts by the pond. And for the older kids and adults vist Fright Farm featuring a creepy corn maze, zombie paintball, goblin glow, horrid hayride and more chills around every corner. Yesterland Farm will be open some weekdays and weekends through Nov. 2, 2019.