Why not take a train ride today?

Don’t let the clouds scare you away. The trains are running today, and everyday through October 31st at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. Our Fraser Excursion train is departing at 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm this afternoon, and the James H. Andrew Museum and the depot gift shop are open for business. Basic coach …

Classic cars at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad!

This Sunday, July 14th from 1 pm until 4 pm, stop by the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad in Boone, Iowa to check out the classic cars at the Tom Crooks Memorial Auto Show. Maybe you’d even like to show up with your own classic car. In addition to the car show, our 12:00 pm …

Leisurely ride through the valley

The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad’s former VIA Rail (and before that Canadian National) FP9A 6540 is just a few minutes away from reaching the 156′ tall Bass Point Creek High Bridge with last Saturday’s lunch train.  The lunch train departs Saturdays at 11:00 AM for a 2+ hour journey through the Des Moines River …

4th of July at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum

The depot, museum, and gift shop of the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad will open at 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 4th, and will close at 4:00 PM. Tickets still remain for our 1:30 PM departure. We hope that you will join us for a train ride and a visit to the museum. All of …

Today’s Trains

We are just about to begin the boarding process for our 11 AM Wolf Lunch Train. But, don’t worry, you haven’t missed the train just yet.  We still have our classic excursion, the Fraser Train, departing at 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM, and tickets are still available. Basic coach class tickets start at $22 for …

Fathers ride free this weekend

Celebrate Father’s Day with us.  On Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16, fathers ride our Fraser Train free with another fare-paying adult. Just mention promo code FATHER19.  This offer is good for basic coach class only, tickets are not upgradable, and cannot be combined with any other offer. On Saturday, June 15, the Fraser …

Join us for a Sunday train ride

Right now, crews are preparing our Wolf Picnic Train for its usual 12:00 PM Sunday departure. But don’t forget that we also have a our Fraser Train departing at 1:30 PM today. Basic coach class tickets are $22 for adults and $9 for kids — climate controlled coach, Valley View, and caboose tickets are also …

Looking like we have a beautiful Saturday ahead of us!

WIth sunshine and highs in the lower to middle 80s, it looks like Saturday (6/8/19) is going to be a great day for a train ride.  Plenty of tickets still remain for our 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM Fraser Train departures. With climate controlled coach, basic coach, Valley View, or caboose options available, we offer …

Tomorrow is Electric Day!

Saturday, June 1 is Electric Day at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad & Museum. From 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM Charles City Western Car 50, and Chicago, South Shore, & South Bend 106 will both be in operation between our depot and downtown Boone. Why not make a day of it? Take a ride …