There's something about a maze that captures the interest and provides a challenge similar to that of solving any puzzle. Although many different materials can be used, the most popular mazes in the United States are corn mazes. Take this quiz and find your way around some maize mazes.
Where were mazes first documented?
What makes an ideal natural maze material?
bales of hay
How did Sever and Sharon Peterson first hear about mazes?
British exchange student
Guinness Book of World Records
When did they open their first corn maze?
What is the special attraction of their maze?
different theme every year
biggest in the United States
Where is Sever's Farm located?
What helps you get your bearings?
six pictures of Sever
What is the claim to fame of the Fritzler Maze?
most intricate in the U.S.
largest in Colorado
When was the Fritzler Maze built?
What area does this maze cover?
How long does it take to make your way along the two miles of walking paths?
What happens if you get totally lost?
There are guide stations along the way.
Visitors are equipped with a special balloon to attract help.
An aerial spotter can identify lost visitors and guide them.
What country-western singer was honored with a theme?
Chris le Doux
Why did the Skellys decide to create a corn maze?
It was difficult to market their corn.
It was to subsidize their income from farming.
They had worked at a maze as students.
How long are the twisting, turning pathways of the Impossible Corn Maze?
3 miles (4.8 kilometers)
4 miles (6.4 kilometers)
5 miles (8 kilometers)
What was the extent of the corn crops of the Skellys' farm?
had been main source of income
was a secondary crop
did not grow corn crops
Where is the Skellys' farm?
What is the claim to fame of the Cherry Crest Adventure Farm?
most eclectic variety of themes
most visited maze in the U.S.
most dynamic and interactive corn maze in the world
How can a maze be a spectator sport?
bird's-eye-view bridge lookouts allow people to watch
closed-circuit television feeds are broadcast to the visitors' center
helicopter rides over the mazes give excellent views of the maze walkers
Why was the Richardson Farm featured on the TV game show Jeopardy in 2009?