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Hay Ride Sunday at Lehigh Canal towpath

Published October 22. 2011 09:01AM

Old Fashioned Hay Ride and Fall Fest will be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lehigh Canal Park at Weissport.

The event will include tractor drawn hayrides along the historic canal, homemade food and children's activities. This event is catering to seniors, elderly individuals and people with disabilities. Families with young children are also invited to attend. Hay rides will be held every 20 minutes, from 10 a.m. throughout the day.

Groups, families and individuals are invited to visit the historic Lehigh Canal Park at Weissport during the height of the fall foliage experience. There will be a variety of children's activities, homemade food served with restaurant style table service to especially accommodate seniors and people with disabilities.

Reservations are encouraged for groups of 10 or more people. To make a group reservation, please call (610) 377-5559 and leave a message.

Donations will be accepted for hay rides.

This event is being sponsored by L-TNT Pyrotechs Inc., Walnutport, which is providing the tractors and transportation and drivers; Lehigh Canal Recreation Commission, which is opening the park gates and welcoming everyone to this event; Walnutport Canal Association which will provide the hay wagons; and the newly-formed Beltzville Lions Club.

There will be attendants to assist elderly and people with disabilities on and off the hay wagons.

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