SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
CATHERINE POMIECKO - 216-635-3275
Enjoy old-fashioned hayride fun with Cleveland Metroparks this
October. Visitors climb aboard haywagons for leisurely rides
through the beautiful fall colors of Mill Stream Run Reservation in
Hoof it over to the Chalet Recreation Area in Strongsville on
Saturday, October 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 24 from
4:30 to 7:30 p.m. for special Horse-Drawn Hayrides.
The horse-drawn hayrides are $12 per person, and include hot
cider/hot chocolate, a snack and kids goody bags (for kids, 11 and
under, with a paid ticket).
The horse-drawn rides are by reservation only, and space is
Public, tractor-drawn hayrides will also be offered every
Saturday and Sunday in October. In addition to the hayrides,
everyone can enjoy the other festivities, including square dancing
fun, scavenger hunts, a hay maze, and a face-painting and
On Sundays, bonus activities include Pumpkin Carving 101 with
Professor Patty Pumpkin, a pumpkin painting station, live animals,
Ranger demonstrations, NatureTracks, and free treat bags to kids,
11 and under, dressed up in Halloween costumes (with a paid
The public hayrides are Saturday nights, October 2, 9, 16, 23,
and 30 from 6 to 10 p.m., and Sunday afternoons, October 3, 10, 17,
23, and 31 from noon to 4 p.m.The public, tractor-drawn hayrides
are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, leave
approximately every half hour, and cost $7.50 for adults and $5.50
for children, ages 3 to 11 (children, ages 2 and under, ride free,
and must ride on an adult lap).
Have a large group? Visitors can also rent a private hayride for
$145 during public hours on weekends or $85 on Friday during the
day (October 15 and 29).
The Chalet Recreation Area is located at 16200 Valley Parkway in
Mill Stream Run Reservation, between Routes 42 and 82 in
Strongsville - just a short distance from I-71 and the Ohio
For more information and to make a reservations for the special
Horse-Drawn Hayrides, call 440-572-9990.
Clip-clop through the beautiful fall colors on Horse-Drawn
Hayrides at the Chalet Recreation Area of Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally.