Here’s What’s Happening…

  • Rail Explorers arrives in Boone
    Rail Explorers have partnered with the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad to bring the first Rail Explorers Experience to the Midwest. Riders can enjoy beautiful views of the Des Moines River Valley, where is it is not uncommon to see a convocation of bald eagles …
  • Volunteer Open House
    Without our volunteers, our railroad and museum would be a very quiet place. Thanks to our amazing volunteers, the trains chug down the tracks, and the museum is a remarkable place. Just as the pandemic has impacted the labor pool for businesses, we have seen …
  • Dinner with a view
    There’s only one place in Iowa where you can get dinner with this view! Our dinner trains are now boarding on Friday and Saturday at 5 PM through the end of October. Reservations are required, and may be made online at http://bsvrr.com, or by calling …
  • Full season begins Memorial Day Weekend!
    This coming Saturday, May 28th, the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad officially kicks off its 2022 season. On Saturday, we resume our normal schedule, offering train rides on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays (closed Monday through Wednesday, with only our business office open to take …