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Short, scenic trip with good commentary

The train is slow and relaxing and the commentary is good. The length, at about 45 minutes, is just... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
Silver Lake, New Hampshire
Free Family Fun things to do in Silver Lake, NH

Brought the grand children for a ride on the Silver Lake railroad. Saw a couple deer and my... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Madison, New Hampshire
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23 Jul 2018
“Sadly not operating this summer (2018)”
28 Aug 2017
“Short, scenic trip with good commentary”
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1813 Village Rd, Silver Lake, Madison, NH 03875-5466
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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.

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

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.

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!

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

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

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

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!

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

Thank terrysinc
Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Walked up and greeted by a very nice older gentleman. Loved the scenery and the nice knowledgeable man on the car with us telling us about the history. You can't beat this ride at all!

Thank Matt B
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Brooke G
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sorry no alcholic beverages allowed/