Texas Train Rides

All Aboard! If you are looking for something different to do with kids, how about taking them on various train ride adventures? Kids love trains, and there are several railroads around designed with little folks in mind. They can experience the excitement of the ride as well as seeing their favorite book character. It is great fun for all to experience.

Texas Train Rides and Excursions

Forest Park Minature Railroad

Ft Worth, TX

The train was built in 1958-1959 with a ride that is about five-mile, thirty-five to forty-minute round trip from the Forest Park Depot to the Duck Pond in Trinity Park and back with one stop at the Trinity Park Depot. The train crosses six bridges on its route The third longest bridge along the route of the Forest Park Miniature Railroad spans the Trinity Park Creek before the train crosses under the Fort Worth and Western Railroad trestle on its way to the Duck Pond.
Forest Park Minature Railroad

 

Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Grapevine, TX 

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The Grapevine Vintage Railroad travels along the historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards. Each month brings a different event to be enjoyed by all on one of their two engines, "Puffy" the 1896 steam locomotive, which is the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South, and a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive.
Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Zilker Zephyr

Austin, TX

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Take a scenic 25-minute ride through Zilker Park on a narrow-gauge, light-rail miniature train, which takes you at a leisurely pace along Barton Creek and Town Lake. The train departs approximately every hour on the hour during the week and every half-hour on the weekend, weather permitting.


Zilker Zephyr

Landa Park Railroad

New Braunfels, Texas

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What better way to explore Landa Park but on a relaxing train ride. This is fun for all ages and is available for individuals, groups,company picnics, and party packages are available for those special birthdays. Check the website for hours of operation throughout the year.
Landa Park Railroad

 

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