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Our picnic train is an extremely popular option for families. Pack a lunch, and travel in the climate controlled comfort of the historic “City of San Francisco” or “City of Los Angeles” cars on a ride through the Des Moines River Valley. We provide the table and the beautiful views, you provide the rest; food is not provided. The rear of the train features a large observation platform, providing unparalleled views of the river valley.
Schedule and Prices
Operates SUNDAYS ONLY, 5/28/23 – 10/29/23
Does not operate during Day Out With Thomas
Ticket prices: $40 per adult, $15 for children ages 3-12, Free for children under age 3
Departs at 12:00 PM
Arrives back in Boone at 2:45 PM
Prepaid reservations are required
Please arrive one hour prior to departure time
Answers to common questions may be found in the Picnic Train section of our FAQ Page