A maize maze in Petaluma, California, USA
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Simply a-maze-ing. Don’t get lost in there
Look closely at today’s homepage picture and you might spot some adventurous folks searching for the way out of this elaborate maze in Northern California. Maize mazes – known as ‘corn mazes’ in the United States – have been growing in popularity since the first one cropped up on a farm in Pennsylvania 25 years ago. They can appear in many different designs, such as characters from films, allowing for much creativity. The biggest maize maze in the UK can be found in York, where previous themes have included Jurassic Park, Harry Potter and Star Wars. Maize the Force be with you!