If you have never been through a corn maze I highly recommend it. The corn maze is a ritual we all must experience in our life time. Here in the Hudson Valley we are fortunate to have a lot of local farms that plant corn and then make a maze for the fall. Many of the designs are quite intricate. I have fallen in to the dead end path a few times. A good maze always has a lot of twists and turns plus few dead ends.

This past week Minard's Family Farm in Clintondale revealed the pattern they will be using this year in their corn maze. Minard's is actually the first place I ever went through a corn maze. This year's design looks like it will be fun to tour. It also looks like this year's design will be a bit of a challenge. The 1906 looks like it could trip you up.

Corn maze fun fact: according to Wikipedia the first full size corn maze was created in 1993 on a farm in Annville Pennsylvania. Apparently it was created to help the farm make money. Since then many farmer's have followed the tradition to encourage tourism to their farms.

Minard's Family Farm is located at 250 Hurds Road in Clintondale. Feel free to go by this summer and watch the corn grow in anticipation of the awesome maze they have planned. And let's hope that all our Fall events will go off without a hitch.

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