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Bring the family out to the country to enjoy Saturday afternoons finding fun at Rockford Park District's Lockwood Park. 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 meadows and woods.

Activities and fees are: 
- Wagon rides, noon-4:00 p.m. (hours may vary) - $3 per person 
- Pony ring and Children’s Farm Animal Barn, noon-5:00 p.m. - $3 per child
- Trail rides, noon-4:00 p.m. - $25 per person ($30 non-resident)
- Children's Farm Animal Barn - free

Advance reservations are recommended for trail rides; reservations and ticket purchases can be made at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org (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.,

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 www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/lockwood 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.

Subarea:Rockford Northwest

Lockwood Park Trailside Equestrian Center - 5201 Safford Rd., Rockford, IL 61101 From I-90: Exit at Riverside Blvd. and go west to Springfield Ave. Turn left, (south) on Springfield to Safford Rd. Turn left (east) on Safford Rd. Lockwood Park is on the left. ----- From the south, I-39 to U.S. 20 Bypass. Go west on Bypass 20 to S. Main St. North on Main to Springfield Ave. Turn left (west) on Springfield and follow around west Rockford to Safford Rd. Turn right (east) on Safford Rd. Lockwood Park is on the left.

Saturday Family Fun
  • August 19 - September 30, 2017
  • Lockwood Park Trailside Equestrian Centre and Children's Farm
  • See description
  • Recurring weekly on Saturday