SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
CATHERINE POMIECKO - 216-635-3275
There's no better way to enjoy the crisp air, crackling leaves
and beautiful colors of the autumn season than going on an
Everyone is invited to the Chalet Recreation Area
in Strongsville for fall fun with Cleveland
Metroparks Fall Hayrides and more on weekends this October.
Visitors climb aboard haywagons for leisurely rides through
the beautiful fall colors of Mill Stream Run Reservation in
Join this fall weekend tradition on 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, and leave approximately every
The hayrides are $7.50 per adult and $5.50 for
kids, ages 3 to 11. Kids, ages 2 and under,
ride free on an adult lap.
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 balloon-twisting clown.
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
Have a large group? Visitors can also rent a private hayride for
$145 before, during and after public hours on weekends, or $85 on
select Fridays 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
For more information and to make group reservations, call
Get out and enjoy the beautiful fall season with
Fall Hayrides at the Chalet Recreation Area of Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally.