Rail Explorers

Rail Explorers

Take a tour with Rail Explorers and experience the magic of the railroad like never before! Ride the rails on our pedal powered 'rail explorers' - a unique activity suitable for everyone.

Family activity and access for everyone

The rail explorers are easy to pedal, the terrain is mostly flat and the ride is relaxing and enjoyable. Everyone can enjoy this activity: couples young and old, groups of friends, and families of all ages and abilities. The pedal powered explorers provide a smooth and comfortable adventure suitable for all.

Guided but Solitary

At Rail Explorers safety is our first priority, so all tours have a trained guide at the front and in the last rail explorer. Tours depart on a set schedule, but all riders are spread out, with up to 200ft between you and those in front and behind. The front and rear guides ensure that everyone arrives safely, but the distance between the bikes allows everyone to go at their own pace and enjoy the magic of riding the rails in solitude.

Rail explorer seats are limited so BOOK NOW to make sure you don’t miss out.

An Exciting New Location for Rail Explorers.

Rhode Island Division

Book your tour with Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division for an unforgettable scenic ride along historic Aquidneck Island and spectacular Narragansett Bay.

Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division tours run from April until November. Advance reservations are recommended. BOOK NOW

Catskills NY Division

Join us in New York's Catskill Mountains to discover the rails that run alongside the Esopus Creek from the beautiful village of Phoenicia.

Rail Explorers: Catskills Division bookings have been delayed due to track work on the railroad. The Catskill Division will be opening in the spring of 2018.

Adirondack Division

The Rail Explorers: Adirondack Division, which has operated alongside the Adirondack Scenic Railroad in Saranac Lake since 2015 will not be available in 2017. We hope to return to the Adirondacks in 2018.

Delaware Division

Rail Explorers: Delaware Division, which operated alongside the Wilmington & Western Railroad in the spring of 2016 will not be available in 2017. We hope to return to Delaware in 2018.


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