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October Hayrides


Select Saturday Night Fall Hayrides are Open to the Public on

October 8, 15 and 22nd 6-10pm.

Enjoy Tractor Drawn Public Hayrides on Select Saturday nights in October. Hayrides are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and leave approximately every half hour. 
Hayrides Operate Rain or Shine. All of our side load wagons are ADA accessible.

ADMISSION- (Admission includes hayride and wristband for entertainment)*

Adults: $9.00 Children (ages 3 - 11) $7.00 Children (under 2) Free - must sit on an adult lap for the hayrides.

For General Admission Hayrides, Reservations Are Not Required

*We accept Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. There is NOT an ATM on site.


For Daily Weather, Operation and Activity Updates Please call (440) 572-9990 and press option 6. Closings or changed operating hours will also be posted on Cleveland Metroparks Facebook page.


Throwing hay is permitted on our Hay Rides


Public Hayride Saturday Night Entertainment includes:

Line and Square dancing for all ages

Face Painting

Balloon Twisting

Kids Crafts

Kids Games with Prizes

Kids Scavenger Hunt



Reserved “Group Hayrides” can be enjoyed on Saturday, Oct 8, 15 and 22 for $175.00 per wagon. Each Wagon accommodates approximately 25 kids or 20 adults. A limited number of group hay wagon rides are available for during public hours. Advance reservations are required.


Public Saturday Night Group Tent Rental

October 8, 15, 22 6-10pm

Rent a Canopy Tent in our picnic grove for your group outing during our Saturday night public hay ride hours, October 8, 15 and 22nd, 6-10pm. Add “group hayrides” to your tent rental and receive both at a discounted package rate.

Limited availability – Advanced reservations are required – Call for Details


Public Saturday Night Birthday Party Rentals
Birthday Party Rentals & Food Packages are available during public hayrides on October 8, 15 and 22nd 6-10pm. Birthday Party Packages include 2 reserved tables in our designated Birthday Party Area in our upstairs loft with decorations, table cloths and 3 balloons. Tables will accommodate up to 20 guests. Many options are available to choose from. Food Packages, Ala Carte Menu and Birthday Cakes are available for purchase. “Group Hayrides” are additional.
*Food must be purchased from concession* and MUST BE BOOKED AT LEAST TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE. 
Advance reservations are required - Call for details.

October 8, 15 and 22nd 6-10pm, Our staffed concession stand will be open to purchase beverages and snacks. No Outside Food or Beverage is permitted inside the Chalet Building during Public Hayrides.


Our Picnic Grove has picnic tables and charcoal grills available on first-come, first-serve basis. Personal electrical appliances and extension cords are hazardous during public hours and are not permitted. Cooking is prohibited in both the indoor or outdoor fireplace.

Rules and Regulations:

* The Hayride May Be Bumpy

* No eating, drinking or smoking on Hay Wagons

* Hay Throwing is permitted on Hayrides. Take caution with small children.

* Riders must remain seated while the wagon is in motion and through the entire ride

* Riders must keep their hands and arms inside the wagon at all times

* Do not throw straw at the driver of the wagon. You will be permitted to throw straw at the other wagons once the wagon is on the trail.

* Secure all loose items including, glasses, purses, wallets, items in pockets and other belongings such as watches, rings, cell phones and cameras

* All riders must follow the wagon attendants’ instructions.

* No outside food or beverage permitted inside Chalet building during public hayride hours.

* No personal electrical appliances or extension cords permitted inside or outside of the Chalet building during public hayride hours.

* Cleveland Metroparks is not responsible for injuries or personal property

* Ticket sales end one hour before closing




2016 Day Rides can be enjoyed on:

Friday October 7, 10am-2pm

Visitors can also enjoy haywagon “Dayrides” on Friday October 7, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Day Rides are a great activity for pre-school groups, assisted living groups, church groups, business retreats or any group who wants to have a nice relaxing tractor-drawn wagon hayride while enjoying the beauty of Cleveland Metroparks on an autumn day. The cost per wagon for day rides is $120.00. Wagons accommodate approximately 25 kids or 20 adults or 4-6 wheelchairs. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy after your hayride or enjoy a snack from our staffed concession stand.

Advance reservations are required.


Private rental of The Chalet building including hayrides is available throughout October during non-public hours. Whether you have 50 in your group or 350 we will work with you to create the perfect event. Discounted Hay Rides are available during private rental times. Private Rentals are great for school and church groups, community events or any large gathering or holiday party. Minimums and Restrictions apply.

Advanced reservations are required for group hayrides and rentals - Call for details.


New this year!!

“October Saturday Night Private Group Building and Hayride Rental”

Available on Select Saturday Nights

Offered Only On - October 1st and 29th – 5-10pm

Plan your fall parties and school or group outings now. For the first time on select Saturday dates, the Chalet is offering October Saturday Night Private Group Building and Hayride Rental.

Advance reservations are required - Call for details.




Sunday Oct 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30th

Sunday discounted rates are being offered for a three-hour private Chalet Rental with Hayrides, Sunday mornings & afternoons. Rental times include a discounted building and hayride package. This rental is perfect for churches and sunrise services, breakfast groups, sports or youth groups or for any special occasion. Call for details.

Advanced reservations are required.


Staffed Concession Stand and Buffets Available 
By reservation our staffed concession stand is available during any private event. Take the worry out of planning all of your food for your event. Would you like to have our concession stand open during your event so your group can make their own purchases? Or, would you like for us to prepare a breakfast or lunch buffet for your group? There are many options to choose from. 
Advance reservations are required - Call for details.

For Questions, Reservations and Details, please call 440-572-9990. 
The Chalet at The Millstream Run Recreation Area is located at 16200 Valley Parkway in Mill Stream Run Reservation, between Routes 42 & 82 in Strongsville – just off I-71 & the Ohio Turnpike. 

GPS: Lat 41.32228, Lon -81.81738