COVID-19 Update from the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum

Just like you, the COVID-19 pandemic has put us in the position of having to make decisions that we never really imagined we would ever have to make. One curve it has thrown at us is to implement social distancing in order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. In order to accomplish this, …

Sunset BBQ Dinner Trains are almost here!

The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s popular Sunset BBQ Dinner Trains in Boone, Iowa are almost ready to take to the rails. But don’t miss out, because they don’t last long! These special trains are offered only on Saturday evenings during the months of March and April. The 2+ hour ride includes your meal (your …

February 7 Valentine Dinner Train Update

A very limited number of tickets remain for our Friday, February 7 Valentine Dinner Train.  Reservation deadline is 4 PM on Tuesday, February 4. Purchase your tickets now by calling 1-800-626-0319, or by going to the “Purchase Tickets” page at www.bsvrr.com.

Another departure added for our Valentine Dinner Trains

Seating remains for our special Valentine Dinner Train on Friday, February 7th. And, as other departures have sold out, another Valentine Dinner Train has been added, this time on Thursday, February 13th. You and your sweetheart will take a 2+ hour ride, and dine on your choice of Ribeye Steak, Iowa Chop, Spinach-Ricotta Stuffed Chicken …

Valentine Dinner Trains are selling out

Time is running out to make your reservations for this year’s Valentine Dinner Trains at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. At this time (11:00 AM, 1/24/20), two tickets remain for our train on Friday, February 14. More tickets are available for trains on February 7 and February 8, but they are selling quickly. Our …

Tickets still remain for Valentine Dinner Trains

Tickets still remain for our Valentine Dinner Trains on February 7, 8, 14, 15. However, seating is limited for some of the departures. Be sure to reserve soon! Tickets are $67.25 per person and include a 2+ hour train ride, plus your choice of Ribeye Steak, Iowa Chop, Spinach/Ricotta Stuffed Chicken Breast, Honey/Chipotle Salmon, or …

Valentine Dinner Trains, new gift shop items, and more!

Winter seems to have set in. And, while our basic excursion trains aren’t running this time of year, our doors are still open (winter hours are posted on our website). Last weekend, The James H. Andrew Railroad Museum’s popular speaker series got underway with a presentation from Dr. Rudy Daniels. Work continues to add merchandise …

Now accepting reservations for Valentine Dinner Trains

We are now accepting reservations for our 2020 Valentine Dinner Trains. This year, take that someone special in your life for a Valentine dinner they will never forget.  Tickets are just $67.25 per person, and include a two hour and fifteen minute ride, along with your choice of: Ribeye Steak, an Iowa Chop, a Spinach/Ricotta …

Full 2019 schedule gets underway on Saturday!

This Saturday marks the kickoff to the 36th season of operations at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum in Boone, Iowa. In addition to excursion train rides at 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm, and the dinner train at 5:00 pm, the railroad’s new Wolf Lunch Train will be making its debut. This train …

Get out, enjoy the warmth and some great BBQ!

It has been a long winter. Why not take advantage of this warm weather in the forecast, have a night out, and enjoy some tasty BBQ aboard our historic 1950’s dining cars? Tickets are $40 per person and include a 2+ hour ride, and your choice of Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork, Smoked Chicken, or a …