Free horse-drawn wagon rides through the woods of Swine Creek Reservation promise lots of seasonal fun and smiles this October, with opportunities tailored to families, couples, individuals and seniors.
Wagon rides are first available, along with many more free activities, during Jump Into Fall Days on Saturday and Sunday, October 6th and 7th, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional family fun on these days includes kayaking, fishing, corn box fun, face painting and balloon creations, the Off the GRIDdle food truck, Classic Kettle Corn and Snowie snowcones for sale, and live music by the Sev & Starr Duo. Wagon rides will be first come, first served until 4:00 p.m. A bounce house with a slide exit will also be present on Sunday.
Wishing to simplify your experience? Enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of autumn with our additional wagon ride offerings on Saturdays and Sundays, October 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Timed passes will be distributed as guests arrive for first come, first served service. Rides last about a half hour and are cancelled by bad weather, with each day’s final departure at 4:30 p.m. No pets, please.
Seniors may also register for Elderberries: Fall Wagon Ride on Thursday, October 18th, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., starting with a free picnic lunch provided by the Geauga County Department on Aging and University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center and ending with a relaxing ride through the woods.
Swine Creek Reservation is located at 16004 Hayes Road in Middlefield Township. Registration is required for Senior Day at 440-286-9516 or Geauga Park District. None of the other opportunities above require registration. Please call 440-286-9516 with questions.
For more on Geauga Park District offerings, please call 440-286-9516 or visit Geauga Park District online via Geauga Park District, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.