The Mercer County Park Commission will offer free Saturday evening hayrides at Howell Farm on July 11, 18 and 25 from 5 pm until 8 pm. The horsedrawn rides last 20 minutes, carrying visitors over the lanes of the 130 acre working farm, which is located in Hopewell Township. During the program, visitors can also take self-guided tours, picnic in the picnic area and join a marshmallow roast.
Rides will leave the barnyard area every 25 minutes beginning at 5:10, with the last ride departing at 8:00. Rides will be given on a first come, first serve basis to the first 200 visitors. Rides are intended for individual and family participation; groups cannot be accommodated.