Departure Dates:

Summer Schedule:

July 2nd - August 30th:
Thursday - Sunday
Departs: 9:30am


July 11th - August 29th:
Saturday
Departs: 9:30am & 12:00pm

Fall Schedule:

Thursday - Sunday
September 3rd- October 24th
Departs: 9:30am

September 12th - October 24th
Saturday
Departs: 9:30am & 12:00pm

Additional Departures:

Thursday, September 17th
Departs: 12:00pm

Columbus Day

Monday, October 12th
Departs: 9:30am

Ticket Prices:


Tickets with NO meal*:
$19.00/Adults
$17.00/Seniors (62+)
$13.00/Youth (2-12)
$8.00/Bikes(one-way ticket)
*Can not purchase meal upgrade at Big Moose Station.*

Breakfast Ticket with meal*:
$29.50/Adult with meal
$27.50/Seniors with meal
$18.25/Youth with meal
*Must purchase meal ticket to receive meal at Big Moose Station.*

Lunch Ticket with meal*:
$33.50/Adult with meal
$31.50/Seniors with meal
$20.25/Youth with meal
*Must purchase meal ticket to receive meal at Big Moose Station.*





Travel through forests, over rivers and streams, seeing all the hidden beauties of the Adirondacks. Enjoy a relaxing brunch or lunch (not included) at the Big Moose Station. A fun-filled outing for people of all ages!

This trip is approximately 45 minutes each way and allows 1 1/4 hours for your meal. Total trip duration is approximately 2 hours.

Please reserve a ticket that has the meal included to recieve the meal at the Big Moose Station. Food can not be purchased at the Big Moose Station the day of your train ride.

This trip is not handicapped accessible.


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
  • A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

  • Q: Does the train have restrooms?
  • A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

  • Q: Does the train sell food on board?
  • A: Yes, there is a cafe car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.<

  • Q: Do you sell food at the station?
  • A: No. Although the Thendara station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

  • Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
  • A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

  • Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
  • A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our cafe car.

  • Q: Do you have an ATM?
  • A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.