Poppell family farm
10-acre labyrinth & Haunted Forest.
Located in Odum about six miles from Jesup.
Open Sat. Oct. 6- Sun. Nov. 4 2012
Also features hayrides, a cow train, corn box, petting farm, steer roping, Spyder Slyder, crop hopper, catfish pond and more
For corn maze hours and admission costs, click here.
The farm is @ 1765 Hyma Poppell Loop, Odum, 31555.
For info or to make reservations, call 912.586.2215 or click here.
Special events include a grand opening Oct. 6; A-Maze-ing Race 5K & Pumpkin Patch Trot to benefit Boys & Girls Club, Altamaha Area on Oct. 13; Halloween Party w/ Costume Contest @ 2 p.m. & Family “Egg Haunt” in the Maze @ 7:00 p.m on Oct. 27.
Poppell’s corn maze is intricate network of twists and turns carved into 10 acres of corn, on Saturday, October 6, 2012.
Though the correct pathway can be walked in only 15 minutes, most wandering maze-goers will require about one hour to travel through more than three miles of twists, turns and decision points.
The 2012 corn maze theme: “Vote 2012″ featuring the likeness of Mr. Romney and President Obama.
You can “get lost” every Saturday and Sunday October 6, 2012 through November 4, 2012.
Hours of operation are Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.,
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Scheduled field trips only Monday – Friday.
Beginning Saturday night October 6, 2012, and then every Friday and Saturday night through October 27, 2012, “The Haunted Woods” will be open with lots of spooks lurking nearby as you travel down this twisted path of terror. The maze will also be open but will not be haunted, families can come enjoy the thrill of finding your way through the dark paths with a flashlight.
Fridays starting Oct. 12: 5-10 PM, Corn Maze “Freddy’s Fright in the Forest”, Play Area (NO HAYRIDE or PUMPKIN PATCH on Friday nights)
Ways To Enjoy Poppell Farms
*Poppell Farms caters to school field trips Monday through Friday and has created an elementary education campaign that includes, discounted field trip opportunities, on-site educational displays and an agricultural “passport” that integrates education into the maze experience and helps guide students along the correct pathway. Teachers can access curriculum materials and field trip information by contacting Tanya Poppell, email@example.com
*New for 2012 Maze Texting. As you enter our corn maze you will have the opportunity to choose a subject – Corn Clues, Bible Clues, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts Clues, or Fun Clues (QR codes are available) text or scan the corresponding phone number and continue to receive instructions while maneuvering your way through the maze. Bring your cell and or smart phone and Happy Texting!!
*A series of paper “passports” are also available for church groups, girl and boy scouts, 4-Hers. corporate groups and the general public. Each containing ten questions that quiz the user on one of a variety of subjects, those who answer the questions correctly will receive clues that guide them along the correct path to the exit.
* Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch where Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Linus will greet you upon your arrival. A petting farm with a variety of our barnyard friends, hop on board and fasten your seatbelt as you ride our Cow-Train, or visit Farmer Brown’s Playground featuring our Crop Hopper the giant jumping air pillow.
* Customized activities have been added for birthday parties, corporate outings and group rivalries/races.
* Picnic facilities available bring your own or visit our Calf-A Country Kitchen.
* Beginning Saturday night October 6, 2012, and then every Friday and Saturday night through October 27, 2012, “The Haunted Woods” will be open with lots of spooks lurking nearby as you travel down this twisted path of terror. The maze will also be open but will not be haunted, families can come enjoy the thrill of finding your way through the dark paths with a flashlight.
October 6 Grand Opening
October 7 Youth Fellowship Night @ 8:00 p.m.
October 13 A-MAZE-ING 5k Run & 1 mile Pumpkin Patch Trot
(All proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Club, Altamaha Area)
A Girl Scout “Party Day” On The Farm
October 20 Safety Day – - Public Safety Vehicles on display
A Boy Scout Day On The Farm
October 27 Halloween Party with Costume Contest @ 2:00 p.m. & Family “Egg Haunt” in the Maze @ 7:00 p.m.
November 3 Rainbow Express Cloggers @ 1:00 p.m.
No pets (except licensed service animals) please. No alcoholic beverages and no smoking permitted on premises.
For admission costs, directions or more information please visit the farm’s website www.poppellfarms.com , e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (912) 586-2215. **Follow Poppell Farms on Facebook by clicking here**
Poppell Farms are an Official Georgia Department of Agriculture Agritourism destination along with being recognized as a Georgia Farm Bureau Certified Farm Market and member of the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce.