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Pine Creek Railroad

P. O. Box 622, Allaire, Farmingdale, NJ 07727-0622
+1 732-938-5524
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Good for what you pay

Nice little ride (probably for 15 mins) for what you pay $4. Nothing out of the world to expect... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Princeton, New Jersey
A great time!

Yes, they slightly increase the ticket cost during special events, and for the Christmas ride it's... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Forked River, New Jersey
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Operated by the New Jersey Museum of Transportation, Pine Creek is a fine example of rail travel at the peak of the steam era in the United States.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
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  • Terrible7%
10 Oct 2017
“Good for what you pay”
16 Apr 2017
“A great time!”
P. O. Box 622, Allaire, Farmingdale, NJ 07727-0622
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Nice little ride (probably for 15 mins) for what you pay $4. Nothing out of the world to expect other than just a ride in a vintage train.

Thank anir2k
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Yes, they slightly increase the ticket cost during special events, and for the Christmas ride it's recommended one purchase tickets in advance. However, it's a decent train ride - the Easter bunny train (three cars including caboose) goes around the track twice, even if the...More

Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed 11 April 2017

They hold events during the year which are probably better. But the circle train ride is just for lovers of train and if you want to do something while sitting.

Thank Bobhikes27
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We have ridden this railroad during the fall months. It is smaller and cheaper than most railroads, and during the off season I might recommend it. That being said we had a poor experience on the Santa train. We paid for tickets for each member...More

1  Thank Willabe
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is a nice train museum with a 15-20 minute ride. The steam locomotive isn't running at present and needs substantial repairs before it can become operational again. It was worth the trip.

Thank Sussex_County_Hiker
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I have taken many youngsters for rides here over the last 30 years, and they all have loved it. Highly reccomended.

Thank Jeanne732
Reviewed 15 July 2015

It wasn't crowded, take a ride on the train but if you really want to see and do a lot more, go on RR weekend in September

Thank burldist
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Don't go to Allaire for the train! We came to visit on 12/14/14 all the way from NY and specifically for the train ride with five small children under the age of 7. Their website states that the train runs every half an hour but...More

Reviewed 15 October 2014

We were just out hitting all the sights we never did as kids or with our kids. We grew up many miles from here and thought we would have some fun. We really enjoyed the structures on the line. Some had old n guage mini-train...More

Thank horsedadMorrisCounty
Reviewed 12 August 2014

A short train ride that runs every half hour, just twice around the track. Open-air and enclosed rail cars.

Thank Quite_the_Pundint
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