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October Hayrides


Saturday Nights throughout October
Saturday Nights (October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31) • 6 – 10 p.m.

Saturday Night Fall Hayrides – Open to the Public
The tractor-drawn hayrides are offered on a first-come, first–served basis, and leave approximately every half hour. Hayrides are ADA accessible.

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

Throwing hay is permitted on our hayrides.

Saturday Night Entertainment includes:
Line and Square Dancing for all ages, Balloon Twisting, Face Painting, Kids Crafts, Games and a Scavenger Hunt.  

Saturday - Oct 31, 2015 Hayride and Halloween Celebration!
Come dressed in your favorite Halloween Costume and enter our Costume Contest. Contests will begin at 8pm with a Costume Parade. Prizes will be awarded for each Age Group. Costumes must be Family Friendly.

Costume Contest Age Groups:
2-6 years old
7-11 years old
12-18 years old
18 and over.    

Other Halloween Activities - Hula Hoop Contest and Limbo.

Enjoy Group Hayrides!
A limited number of group hayrides are available during public hours. The cost is $175 per wagon. Each wagon holds approximately 25 kids or 20 adults.

Day Rides
Special Day Rides will be offered on Friday, October 9 and Friday, October 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wagons accommodate 20 adults or up to 25 children and are reservable for $120 per wagon. Reservations are required and registration begins September 1.

Bring a Picnic Lunch and sit by the crackling fire in the main lounge of the Chalet. Or enjoy a hot coco and snack from our concession stand.

Day Rides are great 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.

Private Rentals

Private Rental of the Chalet and grounds are available during non-public Hay Ride hours. The month of October is a great time to rent the Chalet and add hayrides as an activity. 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.

Please call for details- 440-572-9990 

Saturday Night Group Tent Rental

Rent a Canopy Tent in our picnic grove for your Group Outing. Add hay rides for your group and receive both at a discounted package rate.  Limited availability - by reservation only.

Sunday Private Rentals

Rent the Chalet on Sunday Morning or Afternoon for a special three- hour private rental and hayride. 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.                     

Staffed Concession Stand and Buffets Available                                                                                

Our staffed concession stand is available during your private event. Would you like to have our concession stand open during your private 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. Please call for details.

For Questions, Group Reservations and Details, please call 440-572-9990.

Chalet 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