Groups & Charters

Welcome Aboard! Enjoy Your Trip

Relive the golden age of railroading in our climate controlled coaches or open car through remote forests into the magnificent beauty of the six million acre Adirondack Park. The Adirondack Scenic Railroad welcomes groups, tours, business outings, wedding parties and gatherings of all kinds. Our flexible charter service and group rates will allow you to reserve seats on one of our regular scheduled trains or charter the entire train on the chosen date.

Our vintage equipment offers a variety of configurations: coach, VIP, cafe and table (dining) car. We provide a professional, qualified crew, and we’ll work with you to help select the equipment that best suit your needs.

Visit The Adirondacks For Your Next Group Adventure!

Relive the golden age of railroading, a time when wealthy entrepreneurs like Vanderbilt, Carnegie, J.P. Morgan and Collis P. Huntington built fabulous wilderness estates in the heart of the Adirondacks. The Adirondacks played host to the rich and famous on their way to these Great Camps.

Our train adventures offer many different scenic excursions departing from:

  • Utica’s Union Station
  • Thendara Station
  • Saranac Lake Union Depot
  • Lake Placid Station
Tours & Groups

Give your group the chance to experience the Adirondacks at a more leisurely pace. Discount pricing to groups of 25 or more passengers for most excursions throughout the season.

  • Easy access parking at station
  • Wheelchair accessible (most trips)
  • Railcars have restrooms and are non-smoking
  • Flag & Whistle Stops – we offer several opportunities to experience other communities along the railroad
  • One-way fares available to and from all stations. Discount pricing for southbound excursions
  • Deposits are due at time of booking

Contact us to plan your group’s next train adventure. Especially popular during foliage season so reserve early!

Private Charters

Charter a Private Car, Executive Business Car, Caboose or the entire train. Charter any number of cars for a private excursion and have an unforgettable event. Examples of charters we can accommodate include:

  • Parties: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Weddings/Receptions, etc: Bring entertainment and catering on board to enhance your trip.
  • Corporate Events: We can accommodate special meetings, company get-a-ways, or help celebrate special milestones for your business. It can also provide an additional customer attraction during special sales or promotions.
  • Fundraisers/Special Events: We can host holiday events such as Christmas trains, Easter trains, Halloween/Fall Event trains and more.
  • Café Car: Our Café car and open-air viewing car included with train reservation. Open-air viewing car can be adapted to accommodate entertainment and dancing!
Bring Your OWN Camping Gear!

Our train is able to accommodate sporting equipment on board (bicycles, kayaks, canoes, and camping equipment). Arrive at the station early to allow enough time to load. Outdoor adventures await!