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4 weeks ago
“Fantastic while it lasted”
23 Jul 2018
“Sadly not operating this summer (2018)”
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1813 Village Rd, Silver Lake, Madison, NH 03875-5466
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am hopeful that this train ride will open again next year! In the meantime, it was a wonderful 50 minute ride up and back along a 3 mile stretch where you can see bears, eagles, and all kinds of wildlife. A wonderful and historic...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mmbcde
Reviewed July 23, 2018

FYI: Sorry to learn that train is not running currently. Had been a fun, low key ride but no longer available.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank brandywinemgmt
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The train is slow and relaxing and the commentary is good. The length, at about 45 minutes, is just right. Payment is by donation, so a family can enjoy this without breaking the bank. Leaving from the pretty and historic Silver Lake train station, where...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank DGW-03875
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Brought the grand children for a ride on the Silver Lake railroad. Saw a couple deer and my grandson got to blow the crossing horn. Left a donation and have brought other folks on this fun railroad.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kenjones03849
Reviewed September 13, 2016

A step back into the '40,s Plenty to see and do, including a period diner that serves ice cream! The views are spectacular, as it sits at the head of Silver Lake!

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank J Bruce P
Reviewed August 3, 2016

My wife and I took a foliage train last Fall, and we recently took the train tour in the Summer. There is no fee, except by donation. The train is maintained by a group of volunteers fascinated with railroading. The train operates on weekends only....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Roger B
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Took my nephew and he loved it ! What a wonderful place in the quant little town of Madison NH . Donations excepted . The train conductor was very knowledgable and super friendly . The ride through the woods and by Blue Pond we saw...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Denita D
Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is a very good attraction. It takes about 50 minutes round trip going about 3 miles out and back through bog areas and ponds. You can see beaver dams and other nature areas. Sometimes they say you can see moose but we did not...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank mrcuddles12
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Railroad museum that has train rides on a donation basis. The conductor even looks authentic for the period. Many cute historical buildings and engines. Beautiful ride through woods, fields and marshes. Excellent! Great for families!

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank WPMOM09
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Did this a few years ago. I was pleased with the simplicity and an alternative to the big Cog railway. Fares were affordable and the fall would be an awesome time to ride it. I went in the summer and the ride through the woods,...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank terrysinc
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