Activities & Events

Saturday Only Activities

Hay Rides

Great family fun! Consider a 20-minute scenic trip through the meadows and woods on a tractor-drawn hay ride. Wheelchair accessible.

Hours: Noon - 4:00 p.m. (times may vary)

Fee: $2.00 per rider

Pony Ring

Children ages 1-7 love our covered pony ring! Ponies in all shapes, sizes and colors are ready for your child. Children must be under 48" and weigh 80 lbs or less to ride the ponies. Parents are strongly encouraged to walk alongside their child during the ride.

Hours: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Fee: $2.00 per child

Trail Rides

Horses of many different breeds and sizes are ready to carry you on a quiet, scenic ride through Lockwood and Page Park trails. All trail rides are staff guided, and horses walk the entire ride. Trail rides offer a recreational experience and are fun for the entire family (age 8 and older). Anyone 18 years old or younger is required to have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian. Equestrian helmets are required and provided. No cameras, camcorders, cell phones, or tips. Advance reservations strongly recommended and deposit is required at time of reservation.

NEW!! Book your trail rides online! To book online, click the Buy Tickets link below. You can also book in-person, or over the phone. Click here for Lockwood office hours. Please note the last two (2) time slots listed below in red for each season will be made available once the first time slots have been filled.

May - September: 12:00 p.m. ; 1:00 p.m. ; 2:00 p.m. ; 3:00 p.m. ; 4:00 p.m.

October: 11:00 a.m. ; 12:00 p.m. ; 1:00 p.m. ; 2:00 p.m. ; 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $22.00 (resident) ; $24.00 (non-resident)

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Annual Events

Animal Mania: 3rd Saturday in May

Locktoberfest: Weekends in October + Columbus Day

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RPD Vision/ Mission

VISION
The Rockford Park District is the "best" urban park and recreation system in North America, as judged by those we serve.

MISSION
Helping people enjoy life!

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