Hayrides

Looking to start a yearly tradition with your friends, family or organization? We have just the event for you!  We offer a private hayride with a campfire. This private wagon ride gives your group the chance to relax, bond, create memories and just have fun!

Daytime Hayrides

  • Wed.-Fri. September 30- November 5
  • Bendix Woods County Park
  • Begin at 9, 10 or 11 for 2-hours
    $75/up to 80 people
  • Campfire not included. Groups may request a campfire for an additional $35.
Family Passport Hayride

Evening Hayrides

  • Wed-Sun, September 30- November 5
  • Bendix Woods County Park
  • Begin at 1, 3:30, 6 or 8:30pm for 2-hours
  • $120/up to 80 people
  • Groups are welcome to bring snacks, however, if your group has a campfire and you plan to roast hot dogs or marshmallows, you must bring your own roasting sticks.
  • A picnic shelter is not included but can be rented if available for an additional fee.

Group Hayrides

To schedule a group hayride, please follow the instructions.

  • Please call park staff at 574-654-3155 and schedule an available date and time slot.
  • Once your date and time has been confirmed, thoroughly read, sign and return the Leisure Program Agreement and Waiver of Liability in the Hayride Reservation Packet.
  • Completed agreement along with payment must be received to guarantee your reservation.

Fall F.U.N. Hayrides

  • Mon.-Fri., September-October
  • Bendix Woods County Park
  • $125/up to 30 people for 2.5-hours
  • Packages include a leisurely hayride, access to the prairie maze and a picnic site.
  • Also included is a themed one-hour interpretive program. See F.U.N. Brochure for a list of programs.
  • Call 574-654-3155 or email bendixwoods@sjcparks.org to check available dates and times.

Can’t do a private Hayride? Check out our Calendar of Events for more information on public Hayrides.