Fall Hayride Events

Group Hayrides

Hayrides Around St. Louis County for Fall 2016

St. Louis County Parks offers a variety of hayrides this fall for all ages and interests. Our History Hayrides are perfect for our history buffs and we have options to bring the kids or have an adults night out with food, drinks and fun! If you are looking for a great group activity, check out our private group hayrides offered at Queeny Park.

Living History Hayrides at Jefferson Barracks     (All Ages)

Enjoy a hayride through historic Jefferson Barracks with re-enactor vignettes throughout the park. The re-enactors will explain their time period, uniforms and equipment during stops. Space is limited. Advance reservation is required. Call 314-615-8800 or e-mail jmagurany@stlouisco.com.

Saturday            Sept. 10            10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

Sunday               Sept. 11            1 p.m., 3 p.m.

$7 per person 

Harvest Moon Hayrides   (Adults 21+)

September’s Full Moon is known as the Harvest Moon. The crackling of the bonfire, the cool crisp air and the gentle rocking motion of the hay wagon lets us know that summer is over and fall has begun. Kick off the season at Queeny Park with an exciting adult’s only event. Enjoy live music, hay rides, bonfires and more. Visit with old friends or make new ones. Food and beverages will be available for purchase on site. Hay wagon rides will start at 6:30pm. Lawn chairs are welcome, no coolers please. Advanced registration requested.  Call 314 615-8472 or click here.

Queeny Park

Saturday            Sept. 17                6-10p.m.



Fall Family Hayride with Country Music- Creve Coeur (All Ages)

Join us for a special evening at Creve Coeur Park.  Enjoy music, marshmallows and hot chocolate.  These hayrides are for people of all abilities, a ramp assisted hay wagon will be available.  Lawn chairs are welcome; music starts at 6:30pm.  Due to limited space on the ramp accessible wagon, those needing accommodations should call only 314 615-8480 to make arrangements.  Advanced reservations are required.  Call 314 615-8480.

Creve Coeur Park

Friday                         9/23                            6:00p.m. / 7 p.m. / 8 p.m.

Saturday                     9/24                           6:00p.m. / 7 p.m. / 8 p.m.


History Hayrides at Faust Park                                              (All Ages)

Join us after dark for a hayride around Faust Park. Then wander through candlelit historic homes, where refreshments and story-tellers await. Warm up with a bonfire and live music. All tickets are sold in advance. Call 314-615-8328 or 615-4386.  Tickets can also be purchased on our website.                          

Friday                   Oct. 7           6 p.m. / 7 p.m. / 8 p.m.

Saturday             Oct. 8           6 p.m. / 7 p.m. / 8 p.m.

$10 per person


Evening Hayride and Music Under the Stars- Lone Elk  (All Ages)

Meet at White-Tail Deer Shelter to enjoy Lone Elk Park like never before.  Ride a hay wagon through this beautiful setting and spot Elk, Deer and other wildlife.  Later you can warm up by the fire, roast marshmallows and listen to live music.  See if you can pick out the sounds of Elk bugling in the distance.  Bring a flashlight, lawn chairs are welcome and music starts at 7pm. Space is limited.  Advanced registration is required.  Call 314 615-4386.

Lone Elk Park

Friday             10/14                           6:30p.m. / 7:30 p.m. / 8:30 p.m.

Saturday               10/15                           6:30p.m. / 7:30 p.m. / 8:30 p.m.



Living History Hayrides at Fort Belle Fontaine                   (All Ages)

Enjoy a Fall haywagon ride at historic Fort Belle Fontaine where costumed re-enactors from the War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and other periods explain their uniforms and equipment is a must-do experience for the history buff and nature lover. Wear comfortable shoes as some walking will be required. Dress for the weather. Limited space available. Advance registration is required. Call 314-615-8800 or e-mail jmagurany@stlouisco.com.

Saturday          Oct. 15             10 a.m. / 1 p.m. / 3 p.m.

Sunday             Oct. 16             1 p.m. / 3 p.m.

$7 per person


Family Hayride and Music under the Stars at Greensfelder Park                 (All Ages)                                                      

Meet at Mustang Shelter to enjoy Greensfelder Park under the stars. You’ll ride a haywagon through this beautiful afternoon & evening setting. After your hayride, enjoy roasting marshmallows over an open fire, sipping hot chocolate while listening to live county music. Dress for the weather. Space is limited. Advance registration is required. Call 314 615-5572.                                                                                                                                                        

Saturday       Oct 22  3 p.m. / 4 p.m. / 5 p.m. / 6 p.m. / 7p.m.

$10 per person


Fall Harvest Fest in Jefferson Barracks/Hayrides, Live Music, Food Trucks, Winery           (All Ages)

Fall is in the air with crisp cool nights and crackling bonfires. In store for you is a fun filled evening with Live Music, Bonfires to warm by, Food Trucks & Winery with a variety of good eats and drinks for purchase. Kettle corn popped hot on the spot and continuous hayrides around the park.  Parking is in the lot at the New Lemay Pavilion (305 Gregg Rd.) with a short walk to the open cantonment field. Purchase tickets in advance on the web, $10 per person ages 2 and up (everyone must have a ticket for the hayrides.) Sorry no coolers. Dress warm as October can be chilly, a lawn chair is suggested. To register or for more info call 314-615-8822 or 8820.

Saturday        Oct. 22     6 p.m. - 10 p.m

$10 per person all ages

View Park Events

Park Closings:

(as of 7/16/17 10:30 pm)

Creve Coeur back loop playground water feature is shut down for the season.

Riverside trail at Simpson is open, however there is a 50 ft. section at the eastern most end that had to be re-routed and the footing is sand and dirt. Also, users should be cautious of sand smears across trail after rain events.

Unger Park is open to the shelter parking lot, but the trail is closed beyond the riverside parking lot

Sherman Beach and Al Foster trails are passable but have areas with sand and debris on them

Cliff Cave Park will be closed from Jul 24- Aug 3 due to the installation of the new bridge over Cliff Cave Road.

* The Bottomland Trail along Grant's Trail was severely damaged during periods of heavy rain. For safety reasons, this short trail has been closed. Plans are being developed to relocate the trail away from Gravois Creek.

* The east side of Cliff Cave Road including the field, River Bluff trail and Spring Valley trail are closed at Cliff Cave Park for Construction.