hayrides-fallAhhh fall 2015! Get ready for harvests and leaf peeping adventures. Have you taken your ghouls on a hayride? Fall festivities with a sneak peak into some of our most famous farms & parks for hayrides, campfires and more.  Grab the family or gather a group of friends and get boot scooting. There’s a whopping line up of LOCAL Fall adventure to be had and no time to waste. Check back for more hayride additions throughout the fall season.


Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

Thursday thru Sundays, 9/26-11/14/15

Hop on board for a ride around beautiful Bellevue State Park, and afterward enjoy s’mores and beverages by the campfire. Group hayrides are available from September through November, and evening hayrides are offered on selected dates. See more, visit Hayrides at Bellevue State Park

Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Fridays & Saturdays, 10/9 – 11/7/15

Bring your friends and join the crew for good old-fashioned fun on a hayride around the park followed by a cozy campfire. Bring a blanket, food and beverages (non-alcoholic) and settle in for a 45-minute trip. Group hayrides are available on select dates from October through November. See more, visit Hayrides at Brandywine Creek State Park

Hayrides at Fort DuPont State Park

Sundays, 9/29-10/11/15

NEW this year at Fort DuPont! Enjoy a hay ride around the historic campus of Fort DuPont State Park. Enjoy the beauty of fall and learn a bit about history, as well. After the 45-minute ride, enjoy some time around a lovely campfire (and maybe roast some s’mores). – See more, visit Hayrides at Fort DuPont State Park

Hayrides at Lums Pond State Park

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 9/25-11/8/15

Group Hayrides only by reservation.  Roll through the woods and fields of Lums Pond State Park with your best hayriding buddies. Bring your own food to serve around an hour-long campfire after the ride (no alcohol allowed). The fee is $100 for a wagon that fits 20-30 people.  For more info, visit Hayrides at Lums Pond State Park

Hayrides at White Clay Creek State Park

Saturdays & Sundays 9/26-11/7/15

Take a 50-minute ride through the Possum Hill area of the park. The ride brings you back to an inviting campfire. Special Rides on Friday 10/30. For more info, visit Hayrides at White Clay Creek State Park


Hayrides at Hagley

Saturdays & Sundays, 10/17-11/1/15

Families can take a hayride along the Brandywine to experience the beautiful fall foliage in the Powder Yard. Visitors also can create fall-themed crafts and see a gunpowder explosion, the roll mill in action, and working nineteenth-century machines. – See more, visit Hayrides at Hagley

Hayride Express

Friday, 10/30/15

On Halloween Eve, catch the Hayride Express on the Wilmington & Western Railroad. Enjoy a 1-hour round-trip evening ride through the Red Clay Valley to Ashland on an original railroad flatcar converted especially for hayrides. – See more, visit Hayride Express