In the heart of the south sits Knoxville Tennessee, a beautiful locale for any fall event. Knoxville features richly colored fall leaves with mild weather temperatures. During the autumn season, many are looking for ways to celebrate all things scary. Haunted corn mazes will get you in the Halloween spirit without breaking your budget.
Trail of Doom
Located about 18 miles outside Knoxville city limits in the backwoods of Corryton, Tennessee is the "Trail of Doom" (oakesfarm.com). Designed for teens and adults, the Trail of Doom is a haunted maze through a cornfield that is home to all sorts of scary creatures that live to frighten you. Not intended for the faint of heart, Trail of Doom is not recommended for small children or for those with health problems.
Before entering the haunted house known as "Fright Works" (frightworks.com), you must make your way through the corn maze filled with suspenseful twists and turns. If you find your stomach grumbling before or after your frightful excursion, the concession stand at the beginning of the attraction offers various food and drinks at a reasonable price. All proceeds made from the concession stand go to benefit the children's charity A Love From Above.
Life Down On The Farm
Opening at the end of September and continuing until November, the corn maze at Life Down on the Farm (lifedownonthefarm.com) in Powell features a new and challenging maze each year. On the 30 of October, the innocent corn maze turns into a haunted destination designed for the little ones. Enough scares to get your heart pumping but not enough to frighten the little trick-or-treaters away. For the price of general admission, you will receive access to the corn maze, hayride, playground and critter corner.
Located about 28 miles northeast of Knoxville in Jefferson City, Ballinger Farm (ballingerfarm.com) is home to the crazy corn maze from September throughout October. Opened on the weekends, the crazy corn maze becomes haunted the week of Halloween with ghosts and goblins prowling around the farm. The price of admission includes all the activities and events the farm has to offer, such as tractor-drawn hayrides, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch and a petting zoo.
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