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Bellevue State Park
Group hayrides are available at Bellevue from September through November.
Two wagons leave every hour, on the hour according to this schedule:
- Thursdays and Fridays: 10 a.m. – Noon and 5 - 8 p.m.
- Saturdays: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
- Sundays: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
For more information or to schedule a hayride, call the park office at (302) 761-6963.
Each wagon holds about 20 adults. Skewers for the campfire are provided; you supply your own food and beverages.
Public hayrides in the evening are available on specific days during the fall. The fee for public Hallowe'en Hayrides is $8 per person; hayrides that also include an activity such as pumpkin painting or candy apple making are $12 per person. Group reservations for public hayrides are limited to six people. Space is limited and preregistration is required by calling
Upcoming Bellevue Hayrides
Brandywine Creek State Park
.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. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Call (302) 655-5740 to register or reserve a wagon. Cost is $5 per person or $100 for the whole wagon. Each wagon holds approximately 20 adults.
- Two wagons leave on the hour
- Fridays: 6 to 8 p.m.
- Saturdays: 5 to 8 p.m.
Don’t miss our special holiday hayrides!
Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19
Join us on a creepy hayride around the park, full of spooks and screams! Finish the night with a campfire. You may bring your own food and beverages. Wear your Halloween costume and add to the fun!
Two wagons leave every half-hour from 7-9 p.m.
Cost is $7 per person or $100 for the whole wagon.
Veteran’s Day Hayrides
Saturday, November 9
All active and reserve military personnel are welcome to join our wagon free of charge.
Killens Pond State Park
Travel throughout the parks forests and fields in a rustic haywagon. Check the seasonal program guide on details on where to meet. Hayrides are $4 per person, and space is limited. Hayrides are also available during special events throughout the season. Hayrides can be arranged for private groups for $100 per hour. Pre-register or schedule a hayride by calling (302) 284-4299. Learn more about Killens Pond State Park
Upcoming Killens Pond Hayrides
|Hot Cocoa Hayride||Saturday, March 15, 2014||7 PM|
|Hot Cocoa Hayride||Saturday, March 15, 2014||6 PM|
|Hot Cocoa Hayride||Saturday, April 12, 2014||7 PM|
|Hot Cocoa Hayride||Saturday, April 12, 2014||6 PM|
|Holiday Hayrides||Saturday, May 24, 2014||8 PM|
|Holiday Hayrides||Saturday, May 24, 2014||7 PM|
|Holiday Hayrides||Saturday, May 24, 2014||6 PM|
|Holiday Hayrides||Saturday, May 24, 2014||5 PM|
Lums Pond State Park
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. Call (302) 368 6989 for more information. Learn more about Lums Pond State Park
There are currently no hayrides scheduled at Lums Pond State Park.
Trap Pond State Park
Times and dates for public hayrides vary. For information on hayride times, call the nature center at (302) 875-5163.
Meet at the campstore for the Boundary Trail hayrides. Hayride themes will be posted on the park bulletin boards. The cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under. Please register at least 1 hour in advance at the campstore.
Campground tours travel to an isolated area of the park for a campfire program with hot chocolate or cider and s’ mores. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.
Picnic Hayrides meet at the Nature Center. Bring your own picnic lunch, enjoy the scenery of Trap Pond, then go for a ride on our haywagon through the west side of the park. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. The cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under. Learn more about Trap Pond State Park
Upcoming Trap Pond Hayrides
|Forest Hayrides||Saturday, March 08, 2014||3 PM|
|Forest Hayrides||Saturday, March 15, 2014||3 PM|
|Forest Hayrides||Saturday, March 22, 2014||3 PM|
White Clay Creek State Park
On Saturdays and Sundays in the fall, take a 50-minute ride through the Possum Hill area of the park. The ride brings you back to an inviting campfire. Groups may bring food and beverages. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Your group may enjoy the campfire for up to one hour. The fee is $100 for a wagon that seats 25. Learn more about White Clay Creek State Park
Auburn Heights Preserve
Auburn Heights Preserve offers a unique alternative to hayrides – steam power and antique automobiles, the technology that replaced haywagons. Rides are offered as part of the monthly events from June through November. Ride in a 1915 Stanley Mountain Wagon, Delaware’s only steam powered bus! You can also ride on the Auburn Valley Railroad, a 1/8-scale steam-powered train that rings the property. Depending on the event, other vehicles may be available for rides, including a 1916 Rauch & Lang electric car. Learn more about Auburn Heights Preserve