Adirondack Railways


Wow!  The Adirondacks is bringing back the old rail rides of yester-years. Below are some trips (scenic and commercial) to help you get here, and travel around.  Railroad buffs enjoy as well.  Explore are old rail treasures and shops. Bring the kids!

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Scenic Trips


Utica to Thendra w/layover is the longest scenic round trip with a stop at Old Forge for shopping.   The Utica trip has themes of the Christmas Train, the Polar Express, Train Robbery, Magic Train, Pumpkin Trail and the Elf Train.   The Lake Placid and Saranac Lake Depots provides a lot of fun with their Canoe & Rail Excursion, Bandit Train Robbery, Clown Train, Magic Train, Bowl & Rail Combo (bowling at Romano's Lanes), Hobofest Community Music Festival, Family Halloween Train, and a Adult Wine Tasting Train.


Adirondack Scenic Railroad
Old Forge


Lake Placid Station

242 State Street, Lake Placid


Saranac Lake Union Depot  

42 Depot Street, Saranac Lake


Thendra Depot

2568 State Route 28

Old Forge


Upper Hudson River Railroad North Creek - train ride to 1000 acres

Train Adventures

(Lake Placid, Thendra, Utica)

Saratoga and North Creek Railway

North Creek Station






Commercial Trips









Railroad Clubs/Organizations/History

Adirondack Rail Volunteers History of the Underground Railroad

Friends of Lyon Mountain Mining & Railroad Museum

Standish Road

Lyon Mountain

North Star Underground Railroad Museum

1131 Mace Chasm Road

Ausable Chasm






Railroad Hobby Shops

Rock River Model Hobbies



Jay Gilbert Trains & Coin



Adirondack Discount Train

Saratoga Springs


Railroads on Parade

7903 Route 9



North Creek Railroad Museum

Main Street

North Creek

Upstate Model Railroaders

190 Glen Street, Glens Falls




Trolley Rides




Other Transportation

Bus, Air



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