Reservations for group hayrides at Bendix Woods County Park have begun.
Reservations for two-hour day or evening private party hayrides are available Wednesday - Sunday, September 30th through November 1st.
Beginning times are 1pm, 3:30pm, 6pm or 8:30pm.
The fee for private party hayrides is $110.00 for up to 80 people.
The fee includes tractor-drawn hayrides and a campfire at the hayride site.
A picnic shelter or building is NOT included. However, on a limited basis, and with an additional fee, you can rent a nearby shelter or building.
Hayride reservation packets may be printed off the St. Joseph County Park’s website or request by mail by calling 574/654-3155.
Once you complete the hayride reservation packet, you may return it with payment in the mail to:
St. Joseph County Parks, Hayride Reservations, 32132 SR 2, New Carlisle, IN 46552.
Reservations are confirmed only when payment is received.
Not interested in booking a group hayride?
Check out the public hayrides we have available this fall also at Bendix Woods County Park.
Make Your Own Scarecrow Hayrides
Friday, September 30, 6 to 8:30 pm or Sunday, October 16, 12:30 to 3 pm
$25/family of 4; $2/add’l person
Pre-registration required. Take home a scarecrow!
Sing Along and S’mores Hayride
Friday, October 21, 6 to 8 pm
Pre-registration required. Sing along with the campfire music!
Family Passport to Play: Hayride and S’mores
Friday, November 4, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
FREE. Campfire, s’mores and hot cocoa awaits you after the brisk hayride!
Tail Waggin’ Hayride for Dogs
Saturday, November 5, 1 to 4 pm
$3/person and donated pet items to Pets Connect! Treats for dogs and people available to purchase.
For more information on public hayrides or to register got sjcparks.org or call 574/654-3155.