Steamtown National Historic Site Train Rides Members News May 26, 2022 Train rides have officially returned to Steamtown National Historic Site (NHS) for the 2022 season! Rail experiences vary from short 30-minute trips exploring the park’s historic railroad yard to full-day trips through the Poconos. Short train rides, the Scranton Limited and Caboose Experience, are offered Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The first excursion trip of the season will take place on Saturday, May 28th to Jessup, PA allowing visitors to experience the annual Saint Ubaldo Day “Running of the Saints” (La Corsa dei Ceri). New for the 2022 season, all ticket sales will be credit card only. Visitors are now able to purchase advance tickets for our summer excursions (May-Aug.) online through recreation.gov or on-site at our Information Kiosk during regular business hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, daily. Tickets for our short train rides, the Scranton Limited and Caboose Experience, are not available online or for advance purchase and must be purchased on-site at the Information Kiosk, the day of your visit. Those looking to plan for our autumn excursions (Sep.-Oct.), will be able to purchase tickets starting Friday, July 15th. Short Train Rides: The Scranton Limited or the Caboose Experience will operate on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, as staffing permits. Departure times are: 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, and 2:30pm.Tickets are $6 for adults and kids over the age of 5; kids 5 and under are free. Tickets must be purchased on-site at the Information Kiosk, the day of your visit. On days we offer our longer excursion rides, the Caboose Experience will be offered in lieu of the Scranton Limited, as staffing permits. 2022 Summer Excursions: Tickets available through recreation.gov or on-site at Information Kiosk Saturday, May 28th – Jessup: Saint Ubaldo Day “Running of the Saints” (La Corsa dei Ceri)Sunday, June 12th – Gouldsboro: Special Railfest Excursion Saturday, June 18th – Carbondale: Outdoor Train (BIKE)Saturday, June 18th – Archbald: Outdoor Train (HIKE)Saturday, June 25th – Delaware Water Gap: Founder’s DaySaturday, July 16th – Tobyhanna: Ice House TourSaturday, July 23rd – Archbald: Penn Division HistorySunday, July 31st – Cresco: Antique Cars and Live MusicSaturday, August 13th – East Stroudsburg: Lunch in the ParkSunday, August 28th – Cresco: Antique Cars and Live Music 2022 Autumn Excursions: Tickets available Friday, July 15th Saturday, September 24th – Carbondale: Autumn MarketplaceSaturday, October 1st – East Stroudsburg: Pickle Me PoconosSaturday, October 8th – Gouldsboro: Pumpkin PatchSaturday, October 15th – Delaware Water Gap: Fall FoliageSaturday, October 22nd – Tobyhanna: Fall Foliage and Town TourSaturday, October 29th – Gouldsboro: Ghoulsboro Halloween It’s never too early to start your trip planning! Specific event information can be found by visiting the event calendar on the park website anytime. Station information and ticket pricing can be found on recreation.gov by searching “Steamtown National Historic Site.” NOTICE: The NPS has updated its masking guidance based on the CDC’s new COVID-19 Community Levels tool, which helps communities decide what prevention steps to take. Masking requirements in NPS buildings and on passenger coaches are based on local conditions. Updates are posted weekly, on Fridays, to www.nps.gov/stea.Train rides are subject to cancellation due to mechanical issues, inclement weather, or crew availability. The following spaces and activities are available during regular visiting hours: The Visitor Center;The Park Store;The 1902 Roundhouse including the “Cut-a-Way” display;The 1937 Roundhouse;The Theater;The History Museum;The Technology Museum;Designated areas within the Railyard. The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners continues to be paramount. While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, services may be limited. The CDC has offered guidance to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to monitor all park functions to ensure that visitors adhere to CDC guidance for mitigating risks associated with the transmission of COVID-19 and take any additional steps necessary to protect public health. Located in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, Steamtown NHS is open 9:00am to 5:00pm, daily. From Interstate-81 follow exit 185 (President Biden Expressway, formerly known as Central Scranton Expressway); then follow the brown and white signs to the park entrance at Lackawanna Avenue and Cliff Street (GPS: N 41.41, W 75.67). General park information is available by phoning (570) 340-5200, or by visiting the park website anytime.