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Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

1 Susquehanna Dr, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-3735
+1 570-325-8485
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Last minute train ride!

We were out and about to visit the town of Jim Thorpe. When we arrived we saw the adorable train... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
medicTnT
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Lehigh Acres, Florida
day trip

we went on sunday for this train ride and it was amazing riding along the river the host telling... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
paul1321
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The 1-hour, 16-mile round-trip follows the Lehigh River over bridges, through Glen Onoko, into the Lehigh Gorge State Park. High-rising cliffs and mountain scenery surround the train along the route to Old Penn Haven. You will see hikers, rafters, mountain bikers, and wildlife along the railroad. You will learn about railroad lore, wildlife, the history of the anthracite coal region, and the people who launched America into the Industrial Age. Seasonal days and hours apply throughout the year. Call for more information or visit our website for current schedules.
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“open air car” (69 reviews)
“nice train ride” (25 reviews)
“lehigh gorge” (52 reviews)
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1 Susquehanna Dr, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-3735
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were out and about to visit the town of Jim Thorpe. When we arrived we saw the adorable train station. We asked at the ticket counter for some information so we could come back for a trip. They were actually boarding and about to...More

Thank medicTnT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went on sunday for this train ride and it was amazing riding along the river the host telling stories about the area were fun and informative i will go back to see fall foilage with my wife grat for train lovers and familys lots...More

Thank paul1321
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best scenic places to see in the poconos if you take the train in the summer you will ride along the river in the gorge and its simply beautiful. You can take the bike train and ride up on the...More

Thank Ricky B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the scenic train ride in a beautiful autumn day. It was so enjoyable. Beautiful scenery. This is a great trip for people if all ages.

Thank Christine U
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Great trip. Beautiful scenery in the snow! Would definitely ride the train again. Crew was friendly, engaging and very informative.

Thank pe4kms
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This was a really nice scenic train ride. Very beautiful scenery. Kids will really enjoy it. I only wished it would have been longer.

Thank lizzlab
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We where there in late November and love the attentive personal, the ride and they are pet friendly too!!!

Thank Carlo D
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

We try to visit Jim Thorpe at least once a year and don't ever miss the train trip. It is definitely the highlight of our day. The staff is super friendly and informative, the cars are always clean, and the sights along the railroad are...More

1  Thank Joshua Y
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Stop reading this review and book your Santa seats! This ride was amazing! The smile it put on my sons face was well worth the long drive! I saw so many Santa options that were insanely priced and was kinda bummed until a friend suggested...More

1  Thank Frugalfranie
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I took the train w Santa this weekend, it was terrific!! Santa and the elves were great, The ride was very informative, I picked up some tidbits along the way. It was also beautiful, I can only imagine what a trip in...More

1  Thank doubleAA11
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pjorcutt
13 October 2017|
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Response from Sam D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed as long as they are well-behaved. There were a few on there during my last visit!
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larryplainspa
11 July 2017|
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Response from shortierose | Reviewed this property |
The train going to Hometown had a caboose but I never rode in the caboose.
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vico19
7 June 2017|
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Response from bupper66 | Reviewed this property |
We were in a "closed car" but the windows were half way open. Had handicapped individuals in my party and there were in the front of the car with closed windows and no circulation. It was extremely hot!! It was also 90... More
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