The Amador Division is now closed for the Winter. We will re-open in the Spring.
The breathtaking Amador Central Railroad traces the contours of rolling hills revealing panoramic views from the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains all the way to the Coastal Ranges. Just 45 minutes south of Sacramento, surrounded by gold rush towns steeped in history, wineries, and warmed by the northern California sun. This is Gold Country - the Heart of the Mother Lode.
The Bluegrass, KY Division is now closed for the Winter. We will re-open in the Spring.
The Bluegrass, KY Division brings the Rail Explorers Experience to the horse capital of the world (& we are in the heart of Bourbon country too!) Just 15 minutes from Lexington, Rail Explorers have partnered with the Bluegrass Scenic Railroad & Museum in Versailles, KY.
On this 10 mile round trip ride you’ll travel through thoroughbred horse farms & deep limestone cuts to the turnaround picnic area on the cliffs above the Kentucky River. Enjoy the view of the Wild Turkey Distillery and Young's High Bridge built in 1889.
The Cooperstown Division is now closed for the Winter. We will re-open in the Spring.
Cooperstown, featuring the world famous Baseball Hall of Fame is also home to the Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railroad. Ride "The Milford Track" - a 12 mile round trip through the farm lands and forests alongside of the Susquehanna River. Or choose the shorter 'Charlotte Valley Express' an 8 mile round trip to the Riverside Turnaround and back again.
The Boone Division is now closed for the Winter. We will re-open in the Spring.
Rail Explorers have partnered with the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad to bring the first Rail Explorers Experience to the Midwest. Riders can enjoy beautiful views of the Des Moines River Valley, where is it is not uncommon to see a convocation of bald eagles along the riverbank. The ride’s showstopper is the 750’ long, 156’ high “Bass Point Creek High Trestle”. Riders crossing this bridge have panoramic views of the valley and experience the thrill of soaring high above the creek below.
The Catskills Division is now closed for the Winter. We will re-open in the Spring.
Experience the magic of the Ulster & Delaware Railroad as you travel alongside the Esopus Creek through the beautiful woods of the Catskill Mountains. Under a canopy of maple and birch, with the river rushing by and the mountains in the distance, this tour is an unforgettable experience. Bring a snack and a drink to enjoy at our creekside turnaround. This is an 8 mile round trip with electric pedal assistance.
The Rhode Island Division is now closed for the Winter. We will re-open in the Spring.
The Rhode Island Division operates along the Old Colony Railroad, built in 1862. The rails meander alongside spectacular Narragansett Bay offering riders unique views that include Jamestown, the Mount Hope Bridge, Hog Island Lighthouse, and coastal woodlands.
Riders on the Southern Circuit are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy at Bayside Station during the 20 minute turnaround.