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Fun with trains.

Great day with 12 year grandson. There is a lot of history there. The train ride was fun and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Wade S
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Great Train Ride to Nowhere

The New Hope Valley Rail Road offers hour long rides in vintage restored trains through the woods... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Alan S
Raleigh, United States
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

I joined my grandson on this ride. He will be 3 y/o at the end of October. He loved the ride. That being said, I must warn parents not to bring kids younger than this. There were quite a few infants and young toddlers on...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great day with 12 year grandson. There is a lot of history there. The train ride was fun and enjoyable on a very hot day. The fall leaves should be amazing.

1  Thank Wade S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The New Hope Valley Rail Road offers hour long rides in vintage restored trains through the woods to nowhere. Enjoy the ride. The whistle sounds warnings at each street crossing. The train engine actually decouples mid tour and then recouples to complete the trip back....More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Wow, this was a fun day. The staff and volunteers will ensure that you and your family have a very enjoyable time. The vintage train ride will take you back to yesterday as well as the many train historians. This is our 2nd ride and...More

1  Thank D'Wayne H
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I gave my husband the gift of Operating a Locomotive! It was well worth the cost! The experience is amazing. Take some time and visit the gift shop! There are so many cool things to take with you as a memento. We purchased a couple...More

Thank Duquesnegirl
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our afternoon at the Rail Station! It's run by volunteers, who are enthusiastic about doing this! The train is an open car ride, about 30 mins through wooded land. At the end, the train stops long enough for the engine to switch to...More

1  Thank TravelingTracey_10
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Just try and make sure you visit and take the seasonal train rides when the weather is nice. Everyone that works here is pretty much volunteers who love trains!! Cool place to visit if you love trains and the history of the railroads!!

Thank ballouskys
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We did the Santa train. It was awesome,but very cold so dress appropriately because the cars are open air. We will definitely go back,and maybe volunteer.

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is one of those train events that you could pay a lot for somewhere else (especially around Christmas) and get a slightly more polished outing. Or you can come here, for a fun, happy, experience. Staffed by volunteers who are also (I'm guessing) train...More

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We went on the Halloween train trip on the New Hope Valley Rail Road with our 2 year old gran-daughter.Plenty of free parking nearby to which we were directed by the volunteer train enthusiasts who also marshal the train station and operate a large model...More

1  Thank Michael F
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