Departure Dates & Times:

Sundays at 11:30am

June 15
July 13
September 14, 21, 28
October 5, 12, 19

Ticket Prices:


*Ticket does NOT include meal

Let the Adirondack Scenic Railroad do the driving for you! Travel north through beautiful scenery to our Forestport Station, just across the street from the Buffalo Head Restaurant. Enjoy home-cooked, family-style dining, and travel to and from Forestport in style!

Trip Itinerary:

Depart Utica: 11:30am
Arrive in Forestport: 12:45pm
Meal: 2 Hours
Depart Forestport: 3:15pm
Arrive in Utica: 4:30pm

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Q: Where is Forestport?
  • A: Forestport, NY is a town located north of Utica, NY about half way between Utica, NY and Thendarea, NY. Forestport is located 28 miles north of Utica.

  • Q: What kind of food does the Buffalo Head Restaurant offer?
  • A: The Buffalo Head offers hearty, home-cooked, family-style dining. Visit their website,, for an up-to-date menu.

  • Q: Is the cost of the meal covered in the ticket price?
  • A: No, the cost of the ticket is only for the train ride. You're responsible for the purchase of your meal and gratuity at the Buffalo Head restaurant.

  • Q: Do we have to make reservations at the restaurant?
  • A: We take care of everything when it comes to reservations with the Buffalo Head restaurant. If you are traveling with another party and would like to be seated at the restaurant with them please notify us when you book your trip.

  • Q: Is the trip wheelchair-accessible?
  • A: No, this train has limited wheelchair access. Utica Station is accessible; however Forestport Station is not handicap accessible. We can accommodate if passenger with mobility concerns can manage a few stairs to board and deboard in Forestport. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you please notify us when you make your reservation. The wheelchair must be a normal standard size. Large scooters or motorized wheelchairs are not allowed due to isle constraints. Please arrive earlier than the recommended arrival time to allow for extra time for boarding.

  • Q: I smoke, is there a dedicated place for me to have a cigarette?
  • A: Smoking is prohibited in every car and vestibule on the train. However, smoking is allowed outside on the platform before you depart. Please remember to deposit your cigarette butts responsibly.

  • Q: It’s a long train ride. Is there food available in case we get hungry?
  • A: The Café car will be open on the train for food and beverages as you travel to the restaurant. Passengers may not bring alcoholic beverages on the train, but they are available for purchase in the Café car with valid ID.

  • Q: Are there any discounts for large groups?
  • A: There are special group rates available for groups over 25 people. Please contact us well in advance of your trip to make sure we are able to accommodate the size of your group.