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The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway is a 501c3 non-profit organization operated entirely by volunteer members. It operates historic train rides from Nelsonville, Ohio, a close drive to the Hocking Hills. The track was originally built in 1869 and the...more
33 W Canal St, on U.S. Route 33, Nelsonville, OH 45764-1105
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My friends and I decided to have a girls’ day out and chose the Hocking Valley Scenic Railroad for our event. We live in Columbus and drove in for the afternoon.We had an absolutely lovely time. The train ride was peaceful and fun. The staff...More
Maybe they should take the word Scenic out of the name, it’s misleading. There was very little scenic about the trip. I can’t believe that one review said this trip only went by a couple of run down homes because it travels beside LOTS of...More
The train ride is not at all worth it, The restrooms at station is out of order, no scenic views along the hour and half ride.It talks abt places along the route which are abandoned or now turned into something else.
Best summer adventure in Ohio! Take your cowboy's hat and go on a train ride! You know what's coming when you see the outlaws on their horses chasing the train... no need to panic though, they're really friendly! If you give them all your fake...More
Bob L, Marketing Co-director at Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018
Thanks BuckeyeAdventures for the great review. We pride ourselves on providing historic train rides and specialty themed trains throughout our season. Come back and ride us again!
Reservations were not required and the price was right, so we decided to hop on the train. It was a nice ride from Nelsonville to Logan and back, and the return trip went below town for a stop at the recreated village of Robbins Crossing....More
The train ride is nice and peaceful. It's nothing extraordinary but it definitely gives you a feel of what it was like to travel on the Hocking Valley Railroad. We did the short trip to Haydenville. Next time I want to do the longer ride...More
Went on the "preseason train" to the 2018 season, and my family really enjoyed it. Our daughter loves trains, so this was very special for her. The conductors, and volunteers at the station were all very friendly and interactive. Loved the fact you could bring...More
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Bob L, Marketing Director at Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018
Thanks T W. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your trip on our historic railway. Please do come back in October and enjoy our Fall Foliage trains.
had a great family day out with 12 family members ages 3 to 8 grandchildren and 6 adults we all have a fun day and staff were very pleasant and helpful . would recommend a visit for all ages
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Bob L, Marketing Director at Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018
Thanks for your review. We are glad that you and your family had a fun day. We are, indeed, proud of our volunteer staff. Please plan to come again during our season which starts Memorial Day weekend. Thanks again.
Their website has the information you’re trying to find. The train runs on Saturday and Sunday during the summer. You can order tickets online or at the train depot. Get there an hour early to pick up your tickets and to... More
Their website has the information you’re trying to find. The train runs on Saturday and Sunday during the summer. You can order tickets online or at the train depot. Get there an hour early to pick up your tickets and to look around
The noon Haydenville trip is $13 for adult, $10 for child, and $11 for senior. The trip lasts about 1.5 hours.
The 2:30pm Logan trip is $17 for adult, $12 for child, and $15 for senior. It’s a two hour trip.