The maze will be open Saturday, and Sunday, July 29 and Sunday July 30. And each weekend till Halloween. will be open Monday, Sept.4, Labor Day.
Cost is free for children age 4 and under.
Age 5 to 11- $5.
Age 12 and over cost is $7.
Free-1 dozen eggs at TICO for anyone that pays the $5 to go through the maze.
Groups any time, day or night BY APPOINTMENT.
Field trips that include the Gilbertson Nature Center, petting zoo and historical barns can be scheduled for any time.
Web site :www.iowamaizemaze.org
The maze was designed by maze master, Laverne Swenson
At the maze you can solve the maze and find 15 mailboxes with answers to questions about IOWA fowl, Iowa crops, historical places in NE Iowa and other interesting and educational facts. Also placed in the maze are 30 pictures of chicken and turkey info, so a total of 75 things can be found if you can manage getting lost and then solving it. Field trips starting Sept.1 include picking your own popcorn and Indian corn and hearing about how corn was planted 100 years ago. This includes demonstrating old machinery used at that time.
Maze address is 22580 A.Ave.Elgin, Iowa. At the Gilbertson center is also a fishing pond, 5 miles of hiking and horse riding trails, a nature center and farm tool museum, a camp ground and Turkey river access. Phone 563 426 5740.