Pittsburgh September 11, 2017
7 Hayrides Around Pittsburgh That Will Make Your Autumn Awesome
No matter how old you are, some things just never seem to lose their magic. Like those autumn hayrides at a local farm, the clip clop of the horses’ hooves and the rustic colors of fall all around us. Many of those hayrides culminate at the pumpkin patch or with a drink of fresh apple cider. Here are seven hayrides around Pittsburgh that will make your autumn awesome.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Simmons Farm – 170 Simmons Road, McMurray, PA 15317
Celebrate fall with a hayride - and that's just the beginning - at Simmons Farm. Kicking off September 16, Simmons Farm offers a plethora of fun fall activities. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch. Then, check out the rubber duck razes, two corn mazes, and human hamster wheel. Simmons Farm welcomes guests Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2. Trax Farms – 528 Trax Road, Finleyville, PA 15332
Carve time out this autumn to visit the Annual Fall Festival at Trax Farms. The hayride promises picture perfect fall views of the farm as you head to the pumpkin patch. Other Fall Festival activities include a three-acre corn maze, a bounce house, spin art, a rock wall, and a petting zoo. The Fall Festival runs on weekends, beginning September 30 through October, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
3. Triple B Farms – 823 Berry Lane, Monongahela, PA 15063
Journey to the sprawling 400-acre Triple B Farms for the popular Fall Festival. Climb aboard a hay ride that will take you to the pumpkin patch. Other festival activities include duck derby races, a farm playground, meet the farm animals, and a rope maze. Triple B Farms Fall Festival starts the weekend of September 16 and continues through Halloween weekend.
4. Hozak Farms – 470 Anderson Hozak Road, Clinton, PA 15026
Breathe in the crisp fall air while aboard a picturesque hay ride to the pumpkin patch at Hozak Farms. The farm's annual Fall Festival kicks off on September 30 and continues every weekend through October from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hitch a ride with the wagon to the pumpkin patch or enjoy a scenic hayride through the woods. Fall festivities include pumpkin painting, face painting, and a corn maze. The farm also welcomes guests weekdays during October from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
5. Soergel Orchards – 2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford, PA 15090
Pick pumpkins, paint pumpkins, watch the kids play on the playround or play games, and enjoy a hayride at Soergel Orchards annual Fall Festival. Soergel Orchards Fall Festival starts on September 23 and continues each weekend through October. Stop by between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.
6. Coolspring Corn Maze – 537 Franklin Road, Mercer, PA 16137
Get lost in one of the area's biggest corns mazes at Coolspring Corn Maze after a scenic hayride. Coolspring Corn Maze boasts an assortment of activities, including an indoor and an outdoor corn maze, two 40 foot mountain slides, pony rides, and a pumpkin blaster. Fall festivities kick off on September 15 and go through November 5. Visit Fridays from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
7. Schramm Farms & Orchards – 1002 Blank Road, Jeannette, PA 15644
Explore Schramms Farms & Orchards on a hayride during the annual Fall Festival. Then, go pumpkin picking, ride a pony, or get lost in a corn maze. The Fall Festival also features such delicious foods and drinks as freshly made French fries, apple cider, candy apples, and hot dogs. Schramm's Fall Festival typically runs throughout October.
These hayrides around Pittsburgh are just one awesome way to celebrate the season. Keep that celebration going with an unforgettable
fall foliage road trip. Address: 528 Trax Road, Finleyville, PA 15332 Address: 537 Franklin Road, Mercer, PA 16137 Address: 470 Anderson Hozak Road, Clinton, PA 15026 Address: 170 Simmons Road, McMurray, PA 15317 Address: 1002 Blank Road, Jeannette, PA 15644 Address: 2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford, PA 15090 Address: 823 Berry Lane, Monongahela, PA 15063