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Country Pumpkins sign located in Orland, California. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Halloween Special: Orion does a haunted corn maze

Alex Coba // October 31, 2019

Reporters Angel Ortega, Rayanne Painter and Alex Coba survived the Haunted Corn Maze at Country Pumpkins in Orland. Spooks included: actors destroying a car with a bat and several gory characters running...

Country Pumpkins offers family-friendly fun in daylight

Country Pumpkins offers family-friendly fun in daylight

Jessie Imhoff // October 14, 2019

Country Pumpkins in Orland has made itself a Halloween staple to many in Butte and Glenn counties. From early childhood to late adulthood, people from all walks of life have made fond memories in the pumpkin...

We had to see it for ourselves. Happy Halloween! Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Country Pumpkins offers one of the largest corn mazes near Chico for Halloween

One of the local traditions during the Halloween season, in Chico, is taking a trip to your nearest corn maze. The maze, offered by Country Pumpkins in Orland, located off of Highway 32, is perhaps the...

An eerie trailer looms in the corn maze. Peek inside to see what awaits.

Photo courtesy of Country Pumpkins

Enter the haunted corn maze if you dare

Jessica Carvajal Castillo // October 25, 2017

Chico is filled with many different Halloween events around this time of year. Getting spooked by bloody actors and weapons in a corn maze should be on your to-do list.Country Pumpkins is located in Orland,...

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