Riverside and Great Northern Railway in Wisconsin Dells
Fun for visitors of all ages, the Riverside and Great Northern Railway in Wisconsin Dells is a living museum with real miniature trains that you and your guests can ride through Wisconsin Dells. To learn more about why riding the trains at Riverside and Great Northern Railway adds so much to your Wisconsin Dells vacation, read on below!
Take a Train Ride Through Wisconsin Dells
Showcasing the 15-inch gauge steam engine trains built by Sandley Light Railway Equipment Works beginning in the 1940s, Riverside and Great Northern Railway brings old traditions and experiences to life again. Ride along three miles of scenic track within the quaint and charming steam engine train cars, observing striking rock formations, picturesque canyons, and dense woods along the Wisconsin River.
Onsite, the museum hosts learning experience workshops on the mechanics and conducting basics involved with steam engines. Additionally, the onsite gift shop sells a variety of train themed souvenirs to remember your experience by, including Thomas the Tank Engine memorabilia.
Information on the Unique Riverside and Great Northern Railway
You’ll find Riverside and Great Northern Railway at N115 County Rd. N, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. This attraction is open seasonally, weather permitting, from early April through late October. During the early and late seasons (early April through late May and early September through late October), the railroad is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30am-4pm, with trains running every hour on the hour from 10am-4pm. Mid-season (late May through early September), the attraction is open daily from 9:30am-5pm, with trains running from 10am-5pm.
Rides aboard the Riverside and Great Northern Railway in Wisconsin Dells are open to all ages, making this attraction a great choice for families—especially those with young children or members who are major train enthusiasts. The outdoor grounds at Riverside and Great Northern Railway are also great for picnics, meaning you can plan your trip to this attraction while saving money by packing your own lunch and making a day of it. A snack shop is also available onsite if you’d prefer not to prepare your own food.
Riverside and Great Northern Railways rides cost between $8-$12 depending on age, with free admission for children ages 3 and under and all active duty military personnel and family with proper military ID. Admission to the onsite museum is free.
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