Colossal Corn Maze at Kid’s Inc. in Camino
Kid’s Inc. in Camino has a corn maze for youngsters and it is just right if you’re 7 and brave. A half mile away, however, is a 2-acre plot with 8-foot-tall corn plants — a corn maze on steroids.
Christine’s Colossal Corn Maze is the creation of Chris Delfino, 52, owner of Kids Inc. “I bought Kids from my dad, Edio, who was one of the founders of Apple Hill,” said Delfino. “He also had a piece of property for the cows and his vineyard and that’s where I put the corn maze.”
Entering the Colossal Corn Maze on a weekday when visitors to Apple Hill are few is probably a little different than on a busy weekend. In the silence, the power lines overhead buzz, adding a little frisson of other worldliness to the wall of corn surrounding you. Chem trails fill the sky and rustles, flutters and flapping from the blackbirds nesting in the plants add to the eerie feeling. On a weekend, you’d hear the laughter of the lost, pounding feet, calls of guidance and shrieks of fun from those in the maze with you, but the weekday is silent — mostly.
After a few dead-ends, one of which offers a resting place on strategically placed hay bales, you’ll probably find your way out. Probably. Delfino, who built the maze, got lost twice while demonstrating it.
“I am the worst,” he laughed.
The maze is new just this year. “I pulled out almost all the Christmas trees we had and planted 3 acres of... http://www.mtdemocrat.com/news/christines-colossal-corn-maze-ready/