Utica to Big Moose Adventure


Ticket Prices:

$45.50/Seniors (62+)
$27.50/Youth (2-12)

*10% Military discount valid for active Military member and veterans only.  Must show valid Military ID upon ticket pickup in order to maintain discount.*

Trip Itinerary:
Depart Utica – 9:30am

Arrive in Thendara – 11:30am
Depart Thendara – 12:30pm
Arrive in Big Moose – 1:15pm
Depart Big Moose – 2:30pm
Arrive in Thendara – 3:10pm
Depart Thendara – 4:30pm
Arrive in Utica – 6:30pm

Fall Departure Dates 2018:

  • Thursday, Sept. 13th
  • Saturday, Sept. 15th
  • Thursday, Sept. 20th
  • Saturday, Sept. 22nd
  • Thursday, Sept. 27th
  • Saturday, Sept. 29th
  • Thursday, Oct. 4th
  • Saturday, Oct. 6th
  • Thursday, Oct. 11th
  • Saturday, Oct. 13th
  • Thursday, Oct. 18th
  • Saturday, Oct. 20th

Departure Times:


Enjoy our longest scenic trip through forests, over rivers and streams, seeing all the hidden beauties of the Adirondacks. The scenic rail adventure is a truly unique railroad experience and has several features that set it apart. Let the Adirondack Scenic Railroad help you discover the beauty of the Adirondacks by transporting you to Carter Station or Big Moose Station. Plan to explore the area either biking, hiking back to Old Forge or simply enjoy the great outdoors while sitting in a comfortable, climate-controlled environment. Fun-filled outing for people of all ages!

While you’re on the train, visit our cafè car and try the light and hearty fare as you ride the rails on the Adirondack Scenic Railroad!

Please be advised this trip is partially wheelchair accessible for standard size chairs. The maximum door opening width on the train is 26 inches wide. Please make sure to measure your wheelchair before you make a reservation. There is a wheelchair lift at Utica’s Station but not at the Big Moose Station. If you have any questions or would like to reserve wheelchair seating, please contact the office toll-free at 1-800-819-2291. 

Restrooms on the train are not wheelchair accessible, however there are wheelchair accessible restrooms in all of our stations.

*Food cannot be purchased at the Big Moose Station the day of your train ride.*

You can bring your own bike or rent one locally.

Bike rentals are available from:
(315) 369-2300



Utica Station

Departure Location:
Utica Union Station
321 Main Street
Utica, NY 13501

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