Let’s take a Sunday picnic

Looking for something fun and different to do on your Sunday? Why not gather the family, pack a lunch, and take a picnic aboard the historic 1950s diners of the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. You bring your meal, we provide the table and a 2+ hour ride through the beautiful Des Moines River Valley. …

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 …

How about going for a train ride on Saturday?

We are chugging along, getting closer and closer to the weekend! Once again, our Fraser Train will be operating this coming Saturday (5/18/19), with one departure at 1:30 PM. Basic coach class adult tickets are $22, kids are only $9. That includes admission to our James H. Andrew Railroad Museum, which opens at 10 AM. …

Join us for a super Saturday!

Looking for something fun for the family to do this weekend? With mostly sunny skies and beautiful temperatures in the forecast, a scenic train ride, and a great guest scheduled to speak at the museum, we think it’s going to be a super Saturday (5/11/19) at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. Our traditional Saturday …

Get your tickets for the all-new Wolf Lunch Train!

We are now taking reservations for our all-new Wolf Lunch Trains. These trains operate on Saturdays from Memorial Day Weekend through October 26. Select from a Pulled Pork Sandwich, Pulled Chicken Sandwich, French Dip Sandwich, or Mac and Cheese, plus two sides, dessert, and beverage for only $40 per person. These trains take the same …

Join us for some great barbecue aboard our Sunset BBQ Dinner Trains

What are you doing on Saturday night? Why not join us for a trip aboard our Sunset BBQ Dinner Train? These trains, operating on Saturday evenings in March and April, feature a 2+ hour ride, your choice of Sliced Brisket, Pulled Pork, Smoked Half Chicken, or a Grilled Portobello Mushroom. Tickets are only $40 per …

Excursion Trains and Day Out With Thomas at the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

Don’t forget, our excursion trains are operating daily through October 31st – Sunday through Friday at 1:30 PM, Saturdays at 1:30 PM and 4:00 PM. On the weekends we have dessert or picnic trains as well.   And, while it doesn’t seem possible, we are getting closer to Thomas The Tank Engine’s return to Boone, …