Reserve a Wagon for Urban Hayrides in Forest Park
Registration starts early August for the Fall Hayrides in Forest Park
The City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry offers hayrides in Forest Park on Friday and Saturday nights on fall weekends.
Reservations are for one wagon, NOT a space on a wagon. You cannot walk up and rent a space on the wagon.
Tractors pull the wagons, leaving from Faulkner and Wells Drive and take approximately 45-minutes. They return to this area where a bonfire is waiting. Time of the bonfire is 1 hour.
You can bring items to roast at the bonfire. You can bring alcoholic beverages, bowever, no glass containers allowed. NO ALCOHOL ON THE HAYRIDE WAGON.
Registration begins August 3rd. This is a popular activity, so consider signing up early.
Reservations are required for Hayrides. They cannot be made online.
Call Monday through Friday, from 9 AM to 4 PM
Remember that you are reserving the wagon, not a seat on the wagon. You will be asked to pay the wagon fee.
Step 1: Choose a date
October 4th - 5th, 2019
October 11th -12th, 2019
October 18th - 19th , 2019
October 25th - 26th, 2019
November 1st- 2nd, 2019
November 8th - 9th, 2019
Step 2: Choose a time
7:00, 7:05, 7:10, 7:15, 7:20, 8:00, 8:05, 8:10; 8:15, 8:20 PM.
Step 3: Participants on Wagon- Maximum of 20 personnel
Babies, children, pets, etc. count as 1 person. Regardless if you are holding them or placing them on your lap.
To keep in mind:
There are no refunds.
Dates are not transferable.
Hayrides go on rain or shine.
Call the Permit Section of the Parks Department at 314-289-5330
Check from available dates and times.
Please choose another date and time if your first request is not available.
Obtain payment detail and information from the Park Department staff
Rental fee is $200 by check or money order only, made payable to City of St Louis.
The fee is $200 fee for one hayride wagon, with a maximum of 20 people per wagon.
personal check or
The Parks Department does not accept online / electronic payments.
Mail the check or money order to:
What to Expect
After payment is received and processed, you will receive:
confirmation from the Parks Department Permit Section
Instructions about the event and where it starts
a map showing where to park
The bonfire has a one-hour time limit.
Division of Forestry
1415 N. 13th St.
St. Louis, Mo 63106
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM