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Black River & Western Railroad

105 John Ringo Rd, Ringoes, NJ 08551-1030
+1 908-782-6622
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Great Memories

Took my 18 month old granddaughter on the North Pole Express and it was just magical. She loved the... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Christine M
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Great time!

We drove over an hour with our four year old for The North Pole Express and it was totally worth... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
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105 John Ringo Rd, Ringoes, NJ 08551-1030
+1 908-782-6622
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Took my 18 month old granddaughter on the North Pole Express and it was just magical. She loved the train ride as did all the rest of us. The expression on her little face when the elves came in the car and started singing was...More

2  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We drove over an hour with our four year old for The North Pole Express and it was totally worth it. The ride with the Steam Engine and Vintage cars is great. There is singing and entertainment on the train from the elves. You arrive...More

2  Thank corey310
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We saw this listed on the placemat at Billy's Hot Dog in Ringoes (see review under Stewarts). We decided to give it a try. It was a great chance to take a short train ride to a very friendly local farm. They had a friendly...More

2  Thank Jolie D
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This was my first steam train ride. Lots of fun. Staff was very pleasant and knowledgeable of the train and area. Special kudos to Chase who showed me a great spot to take pictures. So interesting to watch the engine connect. Old train cars: Wood...More

3  Thank NJ732
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Never meet a child that did not enjoy their ride. They even have a little gift and snack shop at the Ringoe's station. During the Holidays the run special trains such as the Santa and Easter Bunny Train. During the week the men and women...More

2  Thank Patfrancis55
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Brought my great grand kids to see Santa. the train was pulled by a vintage steam engine, and the smell of the smoke and steam on a cool fall evening was delightful....cars were decorated nicely. when you arrived in the North Pole...Santa and Mrs. Claus...More

1  Thank baron13
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed this train ride. I may have enjoyed it more than my kids. It's a short and sweet ride out of Flemington to Pumpkin Junction. The kids liked the corn pit and picking pumpkins. I appreciated the warm cider on this cold day. The conductor...More

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 11 October 2015

My wife and I decided to try the Black River & Western Railroad out of Flemington for pumpkins with our 6yo and 2yo grandsons. We would do the train with my mother-in-law and everybody at Allaire State Park, but with my daughter trying to move...More

1  Thank Pscozz702
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

My 18-month old daughter and I came out to ride the train today. It was pulled by their steam engine, 2-8-0 "Consolidation"-type #60, which runs select weekends and special events throughout the summer/fall/winter. The ride itself is long enough for adults and short enough for...More

2  Thank Jim L
Reviewed 4 December 2014

What a great time on the train, a steam engine. And the trip is great for singles...check out the conductors.

Thank Bob H
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