Autumn Train Rides at Steamtown

Enjoy the cooler weather and fall foliage aboard a train at Steamtown National Historic Site! Rail experiences vary from short 30-minute trips exploring the park’s historic railroad yard to full-day trips through the Poconos.

Visitors can purchase advance tickets for our autumn excursions (Sep.-Oct.) online through 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. All ticket sales will be credit card only.

2022 Autumn Excursion Schedule

Specific event information, including ticket prices, can be found by visiting the event calendar on the park website anytime.

  • Saturday, September 24thCarbondale: Autumn Marketplace
  • Saturday, October 1st East Stroudsburg: Pickle Me Poconos
  • Saturday, October 8th – Gouldsboro: Pumpkin Patch
  • Saturday, October 15th – Delaware Water Gap: Fall Foliage
  • Saturday, October 22nd – Tobyhanna: Fall Foliage and Town Tour
  • Saturday, October 29th – Gouldsboro: Ghoulsboro Halloween

Short Train Rides – offered through November 5, 2022:

  • The Scranton Limited or the Caboose Experience will operate on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, as staffing permits. Departure times are: 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:15pm, 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. Tickets are valid for unlimited rides on the date of purchase; seating availability is first come, first served.

On dates we run our longer excursions, Short Train Rides may be cancelled due to limited crew availability. To check on the status of the Short Train Ride schedule the day of your planned visit, please call 570-340-5204.


  • Masking requirements in NPS buildings and on passenger coaches are based on local conditions. Updates are posted weekly, on Fridays, to
  • Train rides are subject to cancellation due to mechanical issues, inclement weather, or crew availability.