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Picnic Train
A picnic like you've never experienced before!


Trip Information

Our picnic train has become an extremely popular option for families near and far! Pack a lunch, and travel the same route, and in the same cars, as our Dinner and Dessert Trains. You will travel aboard the historic "City of San Francisco" or "City of Los Angeles" cars on a ride through the Des Moines River Valley.  We provide the table and the beautiful views, you provide the rest;  food is not provided.  The rear of the train features a large observation platform, providing unparalleled views of the Des Moines River Valley.


Picnic Train Schedule & Fares
Age Groups

Features 13+ 3-12 Under 3
Pack a picnic lunch, and enjoy the casual, relaxed atmosphere aboard our vintage 1950's dining cars. $32 $14 Free

Dates of operation
  • Sunday afternoons
  • Memorial Day Weekend through the month of October
  • Does not operate on days of our Day Out With Thomas event
Boarding time 11:45 AM
Arrives back in Boone 2:45 PM
Handicap accessible No
Climate controlled Yes
Restrooms available
Yes
Museum included
Yes
Reservations required? Prepaid reservations are encouraged - call 1-800-626-0319
Other notes Be at the depot one hour prior to departure time.  This train is diesel powered. Restrooms are available.  Food is not provided, you must provide your own. We reserve the right to substitute motive power and/or equipment. Service animals only. Tickets purchased via phone are subject to a processing fee of 25 cents per ticket.










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