Closed Until Summer 2024

Sunflower Mazes & Pick-Your Own Flowers

Chaptico, Maryland

Fall Sunflower Maze & Pick-Your-Own Flowers

Saturday & Sunday
September 30 – October 1
10am – 7:30pm (sunset)
$12 admission + all the flowers you can take home

Last weekend’s storm has damaged the maze experience, but there are still plenty of beautiful sunflowers and photo opps.

PLUS, we’re giving away flowers all weekend at no additional charge. So bring your buckets (and water) and load up on all the flowers you can carry home.

Sunflower Maze: Maryland Dove

37254 Manor Rd, Chaptico, MD 20621

note: Apple Maps is wrong — use Google Maps



Admission & Pick-Your-Own Flower Costs

Saturday & Sunday
September 30 – October 1
10am – 7:30pm (sunset)

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2022 Goldpetal Farms Photo Contest People Portrait Gabby Curley

Admission Costs FINAL DAYS

Admission includes access to sunflower field for photo opps and flower cutting. The maze experience has been damaged due to storms.

  • REDUCED PRICE General: $12 age 7+ / kids 6 and under are free
  • Professional Photographers taking photos for hire: $50 day pass 

Cut-Your-Own Flowers are FREE!


Payment is made upon arrival. We do not sell tickets online and reservations are not required.

  • Purchase Required to enter and access the mazes and cut-flower garden
  • Pay at the Admission Barn: CASH, CARDS & APPLE PAY ACCEPTED

2023 Final Sunflower Maze

This season's mazes were all inspired by southern Maryland landmarks.

Sunflower Maze of Maryland Dove at Goldpetal Farms in Maryland.

General Photography Rules

We encourage everyone to record and share their experience at Goldpetal Farms! Guest snapshots, videos, and individual or family photographs taken by an unpaid photographer for private use and for non-commercial purposes are permitted without an additional fee.

  • All photography must be without disruption to our operations or other guests.
  • Remain on maze pathways, cut-flower rows or grassy areas at all times.
  • Do not handle plants, flowers, plant labels or containers.
  • We reserve the right to monitor and restrict equipment.
  • Smoking and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • Well-behaved dogs are welcome as long as they remain on leash and cleaned-up after
  • If asked by a person not to take pictures of that person, the request must be honored. If the
    picture has already been taken, it must be deleted upon request.
  • Operation or use of any drones, unmanned aircraft/flying systems, and remotely- controlled flying machines, motorized or not, is strictly prohibited.
  • Photography in the maze and on the grounds is permitted only during business hours. If you wish to photograph during off-hours, please contact us to inquire about arranging the day and time.
  • Enter your photos in our annual photo contest!

Individuals, groups and photographers not abiding by any portion of the policies and rules will be asked to leave Goldpetal Farms. The rules and policies are subject to change.



Professional Photographers


Professional photography fees apply if your are taking photos for the purpose of:

  • selling your images commercially and as a business
  • taking session photos for hire (portraits, lifestyle, fashion, etc.)

Session photography requires regular admission fees/requirements for your guests.

We don’t require reservations be made (at this time) but we highly recommend verifying the weather and maze conditions before your visit. We can be reached at (240) 587-7312.

Planning Your Visit

We look forward to your visit to our sunflower mazes and pick-your-own flower fields.

Bring your friends and family — it’s a great place to explore and enjoy the outdoors and nature.

Best Times of Day to Visit

  • Mornings and late afternoon-to-evenings are the best time to visit.
  • Sunsets are typically gorgeous! And if we’re lucky, we’ll have lightning bugs.


Taking Home Flowers?

  • BRING tall container & water to transport your flowers home.
    If you have your own collecting bucket and shears, you may bring those as well (we have limited supplies).
  • AVOID leaving your flowers in the hot car!
    You will want to get your flowers inside and in fresh water so they can recover from the stress of being cut.



We request that you abide by these requirements. We reserve the right to refuse entry if these requirements are not followed:

  • Wear family-friendly attire
  • Be respectful to other visitors
  • Do not destroy, trample or damage the sunflowers
  • Stay on provided paths; do not create your own
  • Dogs are allowed if well-behaved, leashed and cleaned up after
  • No smoking on any grounds
  • Do not touch the wildlife
  • The historical home near the maze is a private residence and off-limits. Please do not trespass.


To enjoy your experience more, we recommend that you bring the following items:

  • Sunscreen, hat, sun protection
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Cold-water
  • Camera
  • Picnic, to enjoy hanging out and dining al fresco, among the blossoms

Accessibility & Comfort Stations

  • Parking is in grass and you’re on a farm with gravel and dirt roads / paths. Wheelchairs are scooters should do fine as long as the ground isn’t wet
  • Maze paths are generally 5 feet wide
  • fine as long as the ground isn’t wet
  • Portable bathrooms are on site, located in parking area
  • Misting station in the maze, to help you cool off

Activities & Features

  • Butterfly garden, free painting stations, scavenger hunt, corn hole and other games and picnic tables
  • Lightning Bug Blitzes: we’ll stay open later when the lightning bug activity is good
  • Goldpetal Farm store: bottle water, custom t-shirts, activity book, Butterbee pins, sticker sets, local honey

Pups & Picnics

    • Well-behaved pups are permitted, as long as they remain leashed and cleaned up after
    • Bring your own picnic (no alcohol, please) and enjoy shady under trees and tent. We have a limited number of picnic tables, so you may want to bring your own picnic blanket.