The Saratoga & North Creek Railway is one of the gems of the Adirondacks, journeying 56 miles along the Hudson River between Saratoga Springs and North Creek. Since it was resurrected and joined the National Rail Network in 2011, the Railway has been operating a passenger service with 7 station stops, but it was recently announced that the remainder of 2015 will be packed with exciting new outdoor adventure itineraries, special event trains, a rail & sail program, and more!
Adirondack Outdoor Adventure Itineraries
Historical Casey Mine Hike – Enjoy a 2-hour train ride to North Creek, then take a 2.5-hour hike that ends at Creal Mine.
Iron Horse Ride to 1000 Acres Ranch Resort – Travel 70 minutes north from Saratoga Springs to the oldest remaining dude ranch in the Adirondacks. You can choose between a day-trip or an overnight visit!
Upper Hudson River Rafting – Take a 50-minute train ride from Saratoga Springs to the Hadley-Lake Luzerne Station and go for an unforgettable whitewater adventure.
Special Event, Brunch & Dinner Trains
Save the following dates for special train rides:
- June 21 – Father’s Day Brunch
- July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 – Saratoga Dinner Trains
- September 25 – Oktoberfest Dinner Train
- October 16 – Fall Foliage Dinner Train
- October 17-18 – Fall Family Festival
- November & December – The Polar Express
North End Local Service Out Of Thurman
The Saratoga & North Creek Railway will be offering its short-line service out of Thurman again this year. This 50-minute train ride will operate Fridays through Sundays from July 3 – September 7.
Rail & Sail Program
New this year, the Railway has partnered with the Lake George Steamboat Company! Passengers who show their train tickets receive 15% off Lake George Steamboat Company tickets, and the program works in reverse as well.
Community Event Discounts
The Railway will offer specially priced train tickets to the following local events:
- History & Heroes Day – June 25
- World’s Largest Garage Sale – October 3 & 4
To learn more about these exciting additions, visit the Saratoga & North Creek Railway’s website or give them a call at 877-726-7245.