20 years of dreams and hard work come to an end.

That's what Bestmaze Corn Maze owner Mark Benjamin told me when I spoke with him on the phone regarding the sad news that 2022 will be Bestmaze Corn Maze's final season. You can find them at 3803 Noble Rd. in Williamston for one last hurrah.

This makes me sad. Bestmaze Corn Maze is one of Mid Michigan's favorite corn mazes and haunted attractions. They've been doing it for 20+ years, which means they've been doing something right. When fall arrives and the pumpkin spice is flowing, people start planning their fall activities, and Bestmaze Corn Maze will definitely come up in conversation.

Bestmaze's History

Let's take at trip back in time. Bestmaze opened in 2001 with a Great Lakes theme carving a lighthouse, freighter, and hot air balloon into the maze. Over the years they have had different themes like space, cruise ships, knights and dragons, King Tut and so many more.

The final maze will be awesome! They are going out on top with a Viking theme. Expect long ships, ravens, Vikings, swords, shields and so much more.

Why is 2022 the final season at Bestmaze Corn Maze?

Here's the deal. A cross-state gas pipeline project will put an end to Mid Michigan’s favorite corn maze.

The big $550 million pipeline will run from Chelsea to Ovid. It is going to cross the farm where Bestmaze's corn is grown, and it will also eliminate most of the parking. That's no good. The trench for the pipeline is huge; it's 14 feet wide and 8 feet deep. It will cut a mile-long gash through the farm.

Once construction begins, it will be impractical for the operation of the maze.

During my conversation with Mark, he broke it down for me. He's tried his best to save the maze. He loves what he does. Well done sir, thank you for the fun times and memories.

Bestmaze continues to give back despite 2022 being the final season!

That's how amazing this place is. Even during their final season, they've still found a way to give back to the community. A new food truck will be onsite and all food truck profits will fund the truck to become a traveling soup kitchen for the Lansing area this winter.

Top notch!

Bestmaze Corn Maze

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