Frequently Asked Questions – Thendara Trains

Questions about some of trains, stations, or events? Please refer to the below FAQs. Have other questions? Contact Us.

Thendara to Otter Lake

Q: How long is the train ride?
A: The train ride is approximately an hour and a half round trip.

Q: Where is Remsen?
A: Remsen, NY is a small town just north of Utica, NY.

Q: I have some mobility concerns, is this trip handicapped friendly?
A: Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible. There is no wheelchair boarding in the Holland Patent Station; however, there is in Remsen. If passengers with mobility concerns can manage a few stairs to initially board the train and deboard in Holland Patent, we can assist in boarding and deboarding in Remsen.

Loomis Gang Train Robbery

Q: How long is the train ride?
A: The train ride is approximately an hour and a half round trip.

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive earlier than the reguarly recomended, half an hour prior to train departure to allow for extra time boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a Cafè Car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the Thendara Station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our Cafè Car.

Q: Do you have an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Clown Train

Q: How long is the train ride?
A: The train ride is approximately an hour and a half round trip.

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive earlier than the reguarly recomended, half an hour prior to train departure to allow for extra time boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a Cafè Car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the Thendara Station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our Cafè Car.

Q: Do you have an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Bike & Rail

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive earlier than the reguarly recomended, half an hour prior to train departure to allow for extra time boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a Cafè Car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the Thendara Station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our Cafè Car.

Q: Do you have an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Rail & Cruise

Q: Does the train take us to the boat?
A: No, you have to drive to Old Forge Lake Cruises, which is located 2 miles north of the station on route 28, across from Enchanted Forest.

Q: What is Old Forge Lake Cruises address? What is their telephone number?
A: Old Forge Lake Cruises
116 Steamboat Landing
Across from Water Safari/Calypso’s Cove
Old Forge, NY 13420
315-369-6473

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive half an hour prior to train departure to allow extra time for boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a cafe car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our cafe car.

Q: Do you an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Fall Foliage Train

Q: How long is the train ride?
A: The train ride is approximately an hour and a half round trip.

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive earlier than the reguarly recomended, half an hour prior to train departure to allow for extra time boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a Cafè Car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the Thendara Station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our Cafè Car.

Q: Do you have an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Thendara to Big Moose

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive earlier than the reguarly recomended, half an hour prior to train departure to allow for extra time boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a Cafè Car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the Thendara Station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our Cafè Car.

Q: Do you have an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Paddle & Rail

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station. The Canoe & Rail is a one way trip, paddle down the Moose River and take the train one way back to the station. Tickner’s will pick you up and bring you to your starting point!

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive half an hour prior to train departure to allow extra time for boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a cafe car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our cafe car.

Q: Do you have an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Pumpkin Train

Q: How long is the train ride?
A: The train ride is approximately an hour and a half round trip.

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive earlier than the reguarly recomended, half an hour prior to train departure to allow for extra time boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a Cafè Car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the Thendara Station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our Cafè Car.

Q: Do you have an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

Santa Train

Q: How long is the train ride?
A: The train ride is approximately an hour and a half round trip.

Q: Does the train bring me back to the station?
A: Yes, all trips are round trips, with the exception of the Bike & Rail trip. The Bike & Rail drops you off at a trailhead in Big Moose or at Carter Station where you can bike back to the station.

Q: Does the train have restrooms?
A: Yes, the train and station both have restrooms. Restrooms on the train may not be handicapped accessible.

Q: Is the train wheelchair-accessible?
A: Yes. If you are bringing a wheelchair, we request that you come in a standard size wheelchair (not a large scooter) and that you notify us of any special travel needs when you make your reservations. Please arrive earlier than the reguarly recomended, half an hour prior to train departure to allow for extra time boarding.

Q: Does the train sell food on board?
A: Yes, there is a Cafè Car on board. All trains going to Big Moose do stop at the Big Moose Station restaurant.

Q: Do you sell food at the Thendara Station?
A: No. Although the station sells bottles of water and candy bars, the gift shop primarily carries Adirondack Railroad souvenirs and toys.

Q: Do you still run if it is raining?
A: Yes, the train does run in the rain and all cars, including the open air car, are covered.

Q: Can I bring alcohol on the train?
A: No, sorry but we do sell beer and wine our of our Cafè Car.

Q: Do you have an ATM?
A: No, there is no ATM at the station. Both our gift shop and ticket window are able to accept credit and debit cards.

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