Maze 2017

 

Trilobite Cabinet of Curiosities

14 acres of pumpkins

 

More than 15 varieties 
...from midgets to giants...
for carving, decorating & cooking

Games

Rope a steer...
   Climb a spider web...
      Slide down a mountain...

Fun stuff for little kids

Treinen Farm Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Hours and Admission

The Trilobite maze closes November 12 -- don't miss your chance to experience it!

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Corn Maze

Miles and miles of twisty trails in ten-foot-high corn.  Challenge yourself to navigate the diabolically awesome 15 acre maze. Piece together your map-puzzle to find your way out–prizes for finding the SECRET locations!

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Farm

Bring a picnic or try our fall food vendors. Explore the scenic fields and barns. Visit friendly farm animals. Take lots of pictures!

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Horses and Hayrides

Ride in a real hayride wagon. Meet the gentle draft horses.

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Pumpkin patch

Big, little, wide, tall pumpkins.  The perfect pumpkin is waiting for you.

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Ways to Play

Climb, crawl and slide at Molehill Mountain. Try your hand at the milking and roping games. Slingshot pumpkins into the pond. Climb Jacob’s Ladder. Spend the day playing.

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Zompocalypse

Pretend to desire to eat brains. Pretend to be scared. Or pretend that you’re not scared. Zompocalypse is the lurching, moaning event of the season.

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Bonfires

Bonfire + s’mores + Laughing with family and friends = Great Day (or Night) at the Farm

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Groups

The only thing more fun than getting lost by yourself is getting lost with a bunch of other people who should have eaten before they left.

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Field trips

Tell those kids to get lost. Give them a flag to prove you don’t mean it.

Watch how we create our maze

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Happy Smiles

Designing the 2017 Trilobite Cabinet of Curiosities Maze

Designing the 2017 Trilobite Cabinet of Curiosities Maze

Before we started to plan the 2017 corn maze, we were contacted by the UW-Madison Geology Museum folks, RIch Slaughter and Brooke Norsted. They suggested doing a trilobite corn maze–and they were pretty persuasive. We talked a lot about making a trilobite the main image in the maze, and having a sort of geology-ish theme, and then having a lot of fun education and engagement opportunities. I was basically sold when they showed me their trilobite temporary tattoos. So, we were committed to doing a trilobite very early on in the design process.

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The New Thing for 2016 — The Circle Maze

The New Thing for 2016 — The Circle Maze

Last year, when the truly dedicated maze nerds came out of the grapes (as in, the first part of the Fox and the Grapes maze) we heard lots of raving about how hard and awesome they were. We started saying “maybe we’ll make a maze that’s just all kinds of circles.” Well, guess what–we did, and here’s how you do it.

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