Rail Explorers locations - where can I ride the rails?

The Boone, Iowa Division

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 Scenic Valley Trail'

This 12.5 mile round trip will take you from open farmland to the Des Moines River. On the way you'll cross the Bass Creek High Trestle & the Des Moines River Bridge. Bring a snack & a drink to enjoy at Rose's Landing Turnaround. All Explorers feature the REX Propulsion System - an electric motor which makes the journey truly effortless.

The Scenic Valley Trail Tour Pricing (12.5 mile round trip with electric pedal assist):

  • Tandem Explorer: from $90 (two riders @ $45pp)
  • Quad Explorer: from $160 (up to four riders @ $40pp)
  • 10% discount for bookings of 10 or more (conditions apply)
2022 Season is now closed. SEE YOU IN THE SPRING OF 2023!
Gift Cards available

Parking and check in for all tours: 123 10th St, Boone, IA 50036

The Cooperstown, NY Division

Cooperstown, featuring the world famous Baseball Hall of Fame is also home to the Cooperstown and Charlotte Valley Railroad.

'The Milford Track' - is a spectacular 12 mile round trip (our longest ride yet!). "The Milford Track" journeys through the farm lands and forests alongside of the Susquehanna River. You'll glide past working farms, magnificent woodlands and rumble across historic trestle bridges.

Bring a light refreshment to enjoy at the 20 minute break at the midway turnaround. Tour Time: 2.5 hours

The Milford Track Tour Pricing (12 mile round trip with electric pedal assist):

  • Tandem Explorer: from $95 (two riders @ $47.50pp)
  • Quad Explorer: from $175 (up to four riders @ $43.75pp)
  • 10% discount for bookings of 10 or more (conditions apply)
2022 Season is now closed. SEE YOU IN THE SPRING OF 2023!
Gift Cards available

Parking and check in for all tours: 136 E Main St, Milford, NY 13807

Rhode Island Division

The Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division is presented by the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad. Enjoy an unforgettable scenic ride along historic Aquidneck Island and spectacular Narragansett Bay.

The Rhode Island Division offers 2 Regular tours 

  • 'The Northern Ramble' - a six mile exploration of the historic railroad between Portsmouth and the Sakonnet River. One way tour with shuttle bus.
  • 'The Southern Circuit' - a six mile round trip tour (3 miles out, 3 miles back). Bring a drink or a snack to enjoy during a 30 minute break at Bayside Station, our exclusive waterfront picnic area, before riding back to the station. 

Pricing (special event pricing may vary)

  • Tandem Explorer: from $90 (two riders @ $45pp)
  • Quad Explorer: from $160 (up to four riders @ $40pp)
  • 10% discount for bookings of 10 or more (conditions apply)
2022 Season is now closed. SEE YOU IN THE SPRING OF 2023!
Gift Cards available

Parking and check in for all tours: 1 Alexander Road, Portsmouth, RI. 

Stay on the rails with the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad

Why not combine your Rail Explorers Tour with dinner on the ' Grand Bellevue' - an elegant dinner train experience. Check out the many train tours and experiences available on the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad at   www.trainsri.com

The Catskills 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. Ride the new Rail Explorers fleet of rail bikes, now with electric pedal assistance!

'The River Run' - Experience the magic of the historic Ulster & Delaware Railroad as you travel alongside the Esopus Creek through the beautiful woods of the Catskill Mountains. Bring a snack and a drink to enjoy at our creekside turnaround. This is an 8 mile round trip with electric pedal assistance. Please allow 2.5 hours. Seats are limited so book early to make sure you don't miss out.

The River Run Tour Pricing (8 mile round trip with electric pedal assist):

  • Tandem Explorer: from $95 (two riders @ $47.50pp)
  • Quad Explorer: from $175 (up to four riders @ $43.75pp)
  • 10% discount for bookings of 10 or more (conditions apply)
2022 Season is now closed. SEE YOU IN THE SPRING OF 2023!
Gift Cards available

Parking and check in for all tours: 70 Lower High St, Phoenicia, NY