Ticket availability update

A limited number of tickets remain for Pumpkin Express Trains on Sunday, October 17, and Saturday, October 23. Otherwise, all Pumpkin Express Trains have sold out. Also, a VERY limited number of tickets remain for the 1:30 PM Fraser Excursion Train on Saturday, October 9. With the 1:30 PM train filling up, look for tickets …

Enjoy Iowa’s fall colors with us!

The Iowa DNR says that the central Iowa landscape is becoming increasingly punctuated by yellows from ash, elm, and walnut. Poison ivy, sumac, and dogwoods are red along roadsides and woodland edges. Maples have begun turning in isolated spots. Estimated Peak Viewing: October 9-17. Our Fraser Excursion Train operates Thursday through Sunday, departing at 1:30 …

Weekend Getaway

Looking for a fun family outing? The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s 2021 season is now underway! Our trains operate Thursday through Sunday (Closed Monday through Wednesday), now through October 31. Admission to the James H. Andrew Railroad Museum is included with most train tickets. The museum is also open Thursday through Sunday through October …

Train Status: Sold Out Trains

TRAIN STATUS: All trains for this weekend (Saturday, October 17 and October 18, 2020) have SOLD OUT. Thursday’s train (October 15, 2020) has sold out as well. A very limited number of tickets remain for Friday’s 1:30 PM excursion train (Classic Coach Class only). Order by clicking on “Buy Tickets”, or by calling 1-800-626-0319. All …

Several trains have sold out

The following trains have now sold out: Thursday 10/8/20 (1:30 PM) Friday 10/9/20 (1:30 PM, 5:30 PM) Saturday 10/10/20 (Pumpkin Express, Wolf Lunch, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM, Wolf Dinner) Sunday 10/11/20 (Pumpkin Express, Wolf Picnic, 1:30 PM) Saturday 10/17/20 (Wolf Lunch, 1:30 PM, Wolf Dinner)

2020 BOGO Sale is underway!

Now through Sunday, May 31 you can get two adult Classic Coach Class tickets for the price of one with our 2020 BOGO Sale. This sale is only good for Classic Coach Class service on regularly-scheduled Fraser Excursion Trains (our basic excursion) from June 1, 2020 through Thursday, October 31, 2020. If you know the …

The 2020 BOGO Deal gets underway on 4/13/20!

Our 2020 BOGO Deal gets underway next week! While our trains aren’t running right now, it’s only a matter of time until they begin making their journey through the beautiful Des Moines River Valley. Why not take advantage of Buy One Get One Pricing on basic coach class tickets? This special sale starts on Monday …

Attention Educators!

Can you believe that it’s February? The end of the school year will be here before we know it. Are your students learning about transportation? Maybe you’re just looking for a new experience for your students. From April through early June, and September through October, we operate special school charters through the Des Moines River …