Hayrides Offered At Cloudland Canyon

Monday, October 8, 2012

Cloudland Canyon, is offering hay rides every Saturday from now through Nov. 24. On Oct. 31, there will be three night rides (6, 7 and 8 p.m.) for those who want to go down a long dark, dirt road into the forest and be surprised by goblins and scary things of every description.

Organizers said, "Great food and snacks will be available (hot dogs, S'mores, snacks and drinks) so the entire family can have fun and have something good to eat. Bring the grandparents and the kids and all will enjoy the hayride pulled by a tractor.

Your pets (licensed and leashed) can ride with you too." 

Meet at the Interpretive Center and rides start on the hour from 2-6 p.m. (Halloween night rides are the exception). The rides begin on the hour and last about 45 minutes. The hayrides are not included in the park entrance fee. Hayride fees - Adults $5, children four to 12 $3; Haunted Hayrides $8 per person. Hot Dogs ($2), S’mores, Candy Bars, Chips, etc. ($1) All Drinks ($1)).

Have family fun, enjoy the autumn air, changing leaves and scenery in beautiful Cloudland Canyon State Park, loaded with fun activities for the entire family. The park is located near Tennessee and Alabama in the Northwest corner of Georgia on Highway 136 near Trenton. 


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