Saturday Family Fun at Lockwood Park

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Name: Saturday Family Fun at Lockwood Park
Date: May 6, 2017 - September 30, 2017
Event Description:
Bring the family out to the country to enjoy Saturday afternoons finding fun at Rockford Park District's Lockwood Park, 5201 Safford Rd. in northwest Rockford IL. There's a covered pony ring for children ages 1-7, the Children's Farm Animal Barn with friendly farm animals, and horseback trail rides for riders age 8 and older. To complete their visit, families can relax together on a scenic hay ride through the scenic meadows and woods. Tickets for the pony ring are $3 per child, and wagon rides are $3 per person; trail rides are $25.00 per person ($30.00 non-resident), and Children's Farm Animal Barn visits are free. Advance reservations are recommended for trail rides; reservations and ticket purchases can be made at (click My RPD) or by calling the park. These are some of the many family friendly low-fee and free programs offered by the Rockford Park District. Activity hours (weather permitting) on Saturdays, May 6 through September 30, 2017 are: wagon rides, noon-4:00 p.m. (hours may vary); pony ring and Children’s Farm Animal Barn, noon-5:00 p.m., and trail rides, noon-4:00 p.m. October activity hours on Saturdays and Sundays for Locktoberfest Weekends are 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome to picnic at the park; a playground is also on site. The park and its facilities and programs are wheelchair accessible. For more information about the park and its weekend activities, equestrian programs, birthday party packages, group programs, and facility rentals, visit or call 815-987-8809. Activities may close early if business is slow; to confirm hours, please call ahead. Information on accessibility and adapted equipment for park visitors with disabilities is available at 815-987-8800.
Lockwood Park, 5201 Safford Rd., Rockford, IL
Date/Time Information:
Saturdays, 5/06-9/30, 2017 (weather permitting), noon-5 p.m.
Contact Information:
Lockwood Park, or 815-987-8809
Vary by activity; admission to the park is free, parking is free.
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