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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Train Ride Today at 1:30 PM (5/18/19)

It has turned out to be a beautiful morning. It looks like the start time for the rain has been pushed back, and we should have a nice, dry, day for a train ride. In just a few minutes, our crews will couple the engine to the train, and get ready for today’s departure. Why …

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. …