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Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

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Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
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“open air”(139 reviews)
“open car”(38 reviews)
“nice ride”(46 reviews)
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...more
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1 Susquehanna Dr, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-3735
+1 570-325-8485
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All reviews open air open car nice ride lehigh gorge the river beautiful scenery fall foliage train car return trip fun train closed cars minute ride points of interest enjoyable ride bike trail whole family white haven
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a very relaxing and scenic ride in the Pocono Mountains. The train station is in Jim Thorpe with plenty of parking at the site. There is also a small gift shop nearby and Jim Thorpe is a great town for walking and shopping...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shirleymF8512NV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a great tip with my family and grandson. We had lots of fun watching the scenery. Finding out about the history of the town and what was replaced. Overall the conductor was very knowledgeable about details and it's history. Would like to return in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank magtino711
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We took the train ride in late October. If you like train rides, this is a nice one. It is not too long and the scenery is beautiful. We had a nice day so we choose the open air car. It was great to take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank NormaRae03
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I joined the train ride as a part of our vacation and touring of the area. The scenery would be beautiful during the many seasons (blooming flowers in the spring to autumn colors in the fall. Be aware that you have the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 156neall
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

A train ride through the gorge after the fall foliage is gone allows a whole different view! This 70 minute train ride is packed with amazing sights and full of history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jes S
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We finally went on the bike train, 35 to bring your own bike, 55 dollars for bike and ride. Walked down over new bridge, with wife and girlfriend, they do not ride often, train ride left about ten am, what a beautiful ride, water falls,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank costaricacouple
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The train boarded on time and pulled out of the station on the hour as scheduled. Being able to take a snack and a drink onto the train was very much appreciated. The car was very clean and the seats very comfortable. Having the windows...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StephCurvey
Reviewed 14 November 2018

The ride was a bit short but very enjoyable, wish it had continued for another 45 minutes. We were lucky enough to hit the fall colors just about at peek even though it was already November thanks to the recent warm and rainy weather. If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tracker129
Reviewed 9 November 2018

A lovely train ride through the Jim Thorpe area. Beautiful scenery and great narration. Just a very relaxing trip. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank slk069
Reviewed 8 November 2018

The foliage was great, friendly train crew. We had a great time. Lots of photo ops. The trains had restrooms.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank David H
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3 September 2018|
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Response from 156neall | Reviewed this property |
507-325-8485 Please note, the address listed is incorrect. It should be Street, not Drive.
Carol L
23 August 2018|
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Response from johnsV6188SK | Reviewed this property |
Wish I parked in the municipal lot for $5.00. Found a meter in front of station that I had to feed all day. Parking is #1 issue in Jim Thorpe
3 August 2018|
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Response from RBMNP | Property representative |
You may reserve tickets over the phone besides on the day of and in the month of October.