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The hayride scheduled for Friday, October 16th has been rescheduled
until the rain date of Friday, November 13.
The Red Ribbon Relay has been rescheduled until Saturday, October 24th.


CONTACT: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Tom Plante, 908-527-4746


Enjoy Friday Night Hay Rides and Campfire Songs
at Trailside Nature & Science Center


MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Tickets are available for Friday night hay rides and campfires at Trailside Nature & Science Center sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. There are still seats for hay rides on Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, and Nov. 6, but they’re going fast, so don’t wait until it’s too late!

Seating for the hay rides is limited. Rides begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance and no tickets will be sold at the hay rides, so please register early. The cost is $5 for Union County residents and $10 for out-of-county participants. Tickets can be purchased every day from noon to 5:00 p.m. at Trailside Nature and Science Center, 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside; or weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Union County Administration Building, Department of Parks & Community Renewal, 2nd Floor, Elizabethtown Plaza at Rahway Avenue in Elizabeth.

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