Thendara Station / Tickets & Information
Thendara Station, 2568 State Route 28, Thendara, NY 13472
All aboard for the Adirondacks, riding in our climate controlled coaches, or take in the fresh, clean air in our open car, through remote forests, past sparkling…
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This Season’s Featured Train Events
What better way to explore the Adirondacks than paddling the Moose River? Paddle the Middle Branch of the Moose River from Tickner’s dock in Old Forge to our private whistle stop along the historic Adirondack Scenic Railroad.
Meet your favorite fairytale & comic book characters, as they step off the page and onto the train! Children and adults will delight in the excitement of fiction and fantasy, as we bring your favorite characters to life.
Watch the scenic countryside roll by while sipping on the best wines and brews. Travel from our Thendara Station and back, enjoying a selection of wines or beers along the way. Passengers receive a complimentary beer or wine glass with each regular adult ticket purchase.
Book a Rail & Cruise package through Old Forge Lake Cruises for discounted tickets to the train and the cruise. Aboard the Sightseeing Cruise, you and your family will enjoy the fresh Adirondack air and sparkling clear waters cruising the first four lakes of the Fulton Chain. Experience the seasonal pleasure of the ever changing scenery from our upper or lower deck on the Clearwater.
Travel north to Carter Station with professional train robbers for an old fashion train robbery in July and August. Join us for another season of fun and mayhem! Wonderful family entertainment, rain or shine! While you’re on the train, visit our Cafè Car and try the lunch special as you ride the rails on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad!
They say the train comes “alive” in a whole different way, on this 2 hour round trip departing from Thendara Station headed to Carter Station. Hear the tales of murder and crimes that left their ghostly imprints in our history.
This 1-1/2 hour nature excursion, departing our Thendara Station, is guaranteed to reawaken all of your senses. Relax and soak up the colorful sights while gently rolling over the Moose River to Otter Lake aboard vintage train coaches. From the comfort of the train, you’l revel in stunning views of the beautiful scenery reflecting on the river water outside your window.
What better way to explore the Adirondack forest than on a mountain bike? Let the Adirondack Scenic Railroad help you discover the beauty of the Old Forge area by transporting you to Carter Station, or Big Moose Station. This ultimate family bike trip, beginning with a train ride through the woods to Carter Station and followed by a dirt-and paved-road trip through the village of Old Forge and Thendara on the Tobie Trail.
Discover the life of riding the rails as a HOBO! Hop the train and ride the rails with Fiddlehead Fern as she shares her life as a HOBO. Fiddlehead Fern will entertain passengers on this 1-1/2 hour trip, with historical facts and folklore from her journal, play games and teach the Hobo Code.
Let the Adirondack Scenic Railroad help you discover the beauty of the Adirondacks by transporting you to Big Moose Station or Carter Station. On this scenic excursion, passengers can view the beautiful forest while riding over rivers and streams, seeing the hidden beauties of the Adirondacks. The Scenic Rail Adventure is a truly unique railroad experience and has several features that set it apart. You may also savor a meal that bridges light and hearty fare at the Big Moose Station Restaurant. (Must have purchased meal ticket)
Travel north to Carter Station on this 1 1/2 hour round trip for a visit to Wally’s pumpkin patch. Each child can pick one complimentary pumpkin from the patch. Come in costume and enjoy the fun!
Take a magical, holiday journey on the Santa Train, departing from Thendara, traveling to Otter Lake and back. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit with each family!
Map of All Locations
Click on the map locations for more information about all of our stations!
Utica Union Station
321 Main Street Utica, NY 13501 1-800-819-2291
Thendara Station 2568 State Route 28 Thendara, NY 13472 1-800-819-2291
Lake Placid Station
Saranac Lake Union Depot
Saranac Lake Union Depot 42 Depot Street Suite #1 Saranac Lake, NY 12983 1-800-819-2291
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