Thendara Station / Tickets & Information

Thendara Station, 2568 State Route 28, Thendara, NY 13472

Loomis Gang Train Robbery

Travel north to Carter Station with professional train robbers for an old fashion train robbery!

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Clown Train Ride

Our clowns will bring you laughter and cheer, while you ride to Otter Lake!

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Railroad Hobo Days

Discover the life of riding the rails as a HOBO! Fun for all ages!

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History

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This Season’s Featured Train Events

Thendara to Otter Lake

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.

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Loomis Gang Train Robbery

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!

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Railroad Hobo Days

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.

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Clown Train

Featuring Dolly the Clown! This 1-1/2 hour nature excursion, departing our Thendara Station, is guaranteed to reawaken all of your senses.Dolly the Clown and her bright smile will bring laughter and cheer to the young and young at heart. Dolly is sure to entertain you with her balloon artistry, face painting, stories, fun and games.

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River & Rail 

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.

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Bikes & Rail

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.

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Thendara to Big Moose

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)

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Rail & Cruise

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.

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Fall Foliage Train(s)

This 1-½ 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 from comfortable, climate-controlled coaches. Depart Thendara, travel north to Big Moose Station for a relaxing meal or travel south on a scenic trip to Otter Lake! A fun-filled outing for people of all ages!

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Thendara to Big Moose

(Fall Foliage)

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)

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Haunted History

Evening Excursion

It happens each month in this remote Adirondack town. They say the train comes “alive” in a whole different way. Hear the tales of murder and crimes that left their ghostly imprints in our history.

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Pumpkin Train

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!

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Santa Train

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!  Rudolph and a Christmas Polar Bear will also help to spread the Christmas cheer!

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Map of All Locations

Click on the map locations for more information about all of our stations!

Utica Station

Utica Union Station
321 Main Street Utica, NY 13501 1-800-819-2291

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Thendara Station

Thendara Station 2568 State Route 28 Thendara, NY 13472 1-800-819-2291

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Lake Placid Station

Lake Placid Station 242 Station Street Lake Placid, NY 12946 1-800-819-2291 LP depot - darkened- 741x491

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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