Hayrides offer a fantastic fall experience. Several parks, farms, and pumpkin patches throughout the St. Louis region are offering a variety of hayride experiences. Check one out.
St. Louis Hayrides
Urban Hayrides in Forest Park
Forest Park offers Urban Hayrides on select Friday and Saturday nights in the fall. Reservations are required per wagon, and visitors can roast their items at a bonfire afterward.
St. Louis County Hayrides
Queeny Park offers a 45-minute fall hayride at $180 per wagon, including a private bonfire for an hour. Each wagon accommodates up to 20 guests. Reserve at 314-615-8472.
Bluebird Park offers fall hayrides and s’mores around a campfire on Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 19, and Oct. 26. Registration is required, and it costs $10 per person ($8 for residents). Visit the City of Ellisville website for details.
Des Peres Park
Des Peres Park provides a 30-minute hayride and bonfire experience on Oct. 7, Oct. 13-14, Oct. 20-21, and Oct. 27-28. Groups of up to 30 can participate for $185. Reservations are required.
Brookdale Farms includes tractor-drawn hayrides with fall admission. Enjoy additional activities like a corn maze, petting zoo, cow train, pony rides, a pumpkin patch, and inflatables. Group hayride packages with a private campfire are available. Fall activities run Wednesdays through Saturdays from Sept. 8.
St. Louis County Parks
Faust Park offers nighttime hayrides on Oct. 6-7. Warm up by a campfire with live music after the ride. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. Register at 314-615-8328 or online through the Saint Louis County Parks system.
Jefferson Barracks Park
Jefferson Barracks Park hosts hayrides on Oct. 13, featuring fall scenery, music, s’mores, and a bonfire. The cost is $10 per person, with hayrides at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m. Reservations are required, available online or by calling 314-615-8877.
Evening hayride and music at Lone Elk Park
Lone Elk Park offers a ride through on Oct. 20-21 with music and wildlife viewing. Tickets cost $10 and must be purchased in advance. Register at 314-615-8822 or online through the Saint Louis County Parks system.
St. Charles County
Fort Zumwalt Park in O’Fallon
In O’Fallon, Fort Zumwalt Park offers tractor-pulled hayrides and bonfires Thursdays through Sundays, Oct. 12-29. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. The cost is $175 for a group of 20 or $225 for a group of 40.
Fountain Lakes Park in St. Charles
Fountain Lakes Park in St. Charles provides group hayride experiences for $300. Hayrides are available on Friday and Saturday evenings from Oct. 6-28. Advance reservations are required, and details can be found on the St. Charles Parks and Recreation online reservation system.
Broemmelsiek Park near Wentzville
Broemmelsiek Park near Wentzville allows groups of up to 20 to reserve a 45-minute hayride for $125, including a campfire. Available by reservation on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Sept. 29 to Oct. 29. Call 636-949-7535 for reservations.
Eckert’s Millstadt Farm
Howlin’ Hayride and Movie Night at Laderman Park in Belleville, IL
Laderman Park in Belleville, IL, offers the Howlin’ Hayride and Moonlight Movie on Oct. 13. The ride passes through Walnut Hill Cemetery and returns for an outdoor showing of “Scooby Doo, The Movie,” along with a bonfire, s’mores, and a costume contest. Registration is $10 and due by Oct. 9. Adults must accompany guests ages 15 and under.
Pumpkin Patches with Hayride Experiences
- Thies Farm & Greenhouse in Maryland Heights, MO and St. Charles, MO
- Stuckmeyer’s Farm Holloween Farm Fun Days in Fenton, MO
- Pumpkins Galore in Wright City, MO
- Meert Tree Farm Pumpkin Patch in Festus, MO