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August 27, 2012
CELEBRATE HEALTHY EATING AT DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS AT CHATFIELD’S ANNUAL CORN MAZE
DENVER—Navigate the challenging twists and turns of the cornstalk labyrinth this fall at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield’s annual Corn Maze. Two 15-foot-tall illuminated bridges will overlook the tall stalks of the newly designed 8-acre Corn Maze. The winding pathways have a fruits-and-vegetables-theme, designed to pay tribute to Denver Botanic Gardens’ Community Supporting Agriculture (CSA) program. Shares of the CSA are sold to members of the public who then receive portions of the garden’s fresh produce during the harvest season, from June through October.
The McDonald’s Mini-Maze is FREE for the little ones. Hayrides, and horse and pony rides are available for an additional cost. An array of food vendors will offer fall foods favorites.
New this year: On Friday and Saturday nights, venture through our 2-acre haunted maze at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield. This heart-pounding trek features terrifying live actors, amazing special effects and incredible monsters – an experience sure to send chills down your spine! This attraction is for teenagers and adults only. Please check www.botanicgardens.org for details on hours and prices.
New this year: On Sunday, Oct. 21 from 1 until 3 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 28 from 1 until 3 p.m., children 12 and under can enjoy “Trick or Treat in the Trail” in the FREE McDonald’s Mini-Maze. Mascots from local professional sports teams will be on hand to share candy with the kids!!!
Corn Maze is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Sept. 14 - Oct. 28 and is sponsored by Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Hours: Fridays: 4-9 p.m.
Saturdays: noon – 9 p.m.
Sundays: noon – 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 adults
$8 adult members, seniors and students with ID
$6 children (3-12 years)
$4 child members
Free for children 2 and under
Once you have conquered the corn maze, explore the tree house and water feature in Deer Creek Discovery, check out the wildlife observation area and visit our barnyard friends.
Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is located at 8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road in Littleton, just south of C-470 on Wadsworth Blvd. The site is an affiliate of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and features 750 acres of plants, wildlife, grasslands and protected wetlands.