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Fall Hayrides

Admire the fall colors at Arbuckle Acres Park! Exclusive to your party, enjoy the use of a designated shelter, two hayrides (maximum 25 people per ride) and a bonfire. 

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from 6-9 PM. Sept. 30-Oct. 30 at Shelters 4 and 7 at Arbuckle Acres Park. 

Cost: Regular Fee-$168 | Resident Fee-$142         

Register Fall Hayrides Online

Fall Tree Sale

For our Fall Tree Sale, we partner with Tree City USA to support urban reforestation right here in Brownsburg!

All trees come in 3-gallon nursery pots.

Sale: August 29 – September 23

Residents of 46112 will have their trees delivered between October 3-7 and 10-14. Non-residents can pick up their trees beginning October 3 at the Parks Administrative Office (402 E. Main St.), Monday-Friday between the hours of 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Tree Price Mature Height Mature Width Light Preference Soil Preference Facts
Red Maple $25 40-60" 40" Full Sun/ Partial Shade Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Silty Loam, Well Drained, Wet

Medium to dark green leaves that turn yellow to red in the fall. Can grow rounded or upright in shape.

Eastern Red Cedar $31 40-50" 40-50" Full Sun Acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well-drained and clay soils

Green foliage with small berries that birds enjoy. A good use for windbreaks and screens. Tolerates heat, wind, and salt.

Sweetgum $24 60-75" 40-50" Full Sun Acidic, Clay, Drought, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well Drained, Wet

A great shade tree that has glossy green leaves all summer and shades of orange, yellow, or purple in the fall. Drops a bur like fruit about 1.5 inches in diameter.

Sycamore $24 40-100" 40-70" Full Sun
Acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils.
A very sturdy tree with an aggressive root system. They have large leaves. They house food and nesting sites for red-tailed hawks, woodpeckers, and hummingbirds.

Swamp White Oak $27 50-60" 50-60" Full Sun Acidic, moist, well-drained, and wet soils. It is also drought-tolerant. Dark green leaves that turn yellow, bronze, and red-purple. Grows rounded and produces acorns.

Bald Cypress $23 50-70" 25" Full Sun Acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, silty loam, well-drained and clay soils A shade tree, great for blocking sunlight. Yellow-green in the spring and reddish brown/orange in autumn. Grows in a pyramidal shape.

Fall Tree Sale begins on August 29. Purchase a tree online.

Fall Tree Sale Refunds

Any refund request made after the order date for tree sale purchases will be denied. Refund Request may be submitted up to one week after pick-up/delivery if suspected damage or lack of life is visible upon delivery. It is the purchaser’s responsibility to notify Brownsburg Parks of any unusual growth conditions such as no leaves, leaves dropping, bark cracks, insects, etc. within one week of pick-up/delivery.  Additional documentation may be required as evidence of such circumstances and a refund will not be granted without submission of the documentation requested by Brownsburg Parks. Eligibility and refund amount will be determined by Brownsburg Parks’ administrative office.

All refunds will be denied due to purchaser’s negligence to water trees regularly, failure to fertilize, physical damage caused by purchaser/animals or any other natural cause such as lightning, tornadoes, drought, flooding, frost, etc. Pending the time of the refund request, a replacement tree may not be available for a 4-6 month period due to seasonal conditions.

Request a Refund through our online form.