Time for a Hay Ride!

If crisp fall temperatures are getting you in the mood for marshmallow roasting and hay rides, the Trailside Nature & Science Center is the place to be.

Goodbye, summer!

It's time to hop on board for fall with autumn hay rides and fun around the campfire at Trailside Nature & Science Center in Mountainside.

Tickets for these outings must be purchased in advance, and seating for the hay rides is limited. Rides begin at 6:30 p.m. on the Friday evenings of Sept. 21; Oct. 5, 12, 19; and at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14.

Tickets can be purchased every day:

  • from noon to 5:00 p.m. at Trailside Nature & Science Center, 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside;
  • weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Union County Administration Building, Department of Parks & Community Renewal, 2nd Floor, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza at Rahway Avenue in Elizabeth; or
  • at the Union County Services Building, 300 North Avenue East, in Westfield, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday; and 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday.

No tickets will be sold at the hay rides. The cost is $5 for Union County residents and $10 for out-of-county participants.

These events are sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

For further information, call Trailside Nature and Science Center at 908-789-3670; or the Union County Department of Parks & Community Renewal at 908-527-4900; or visit the Union County website at www.ucnj.org.

stephen September 16, 2012 at 07:08 PM
love the fall! great events for the family. thanks for posting.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something