Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad

Excursions

Mt. Rainier Steam Engine

🚂 Scenic Train Rides
Starting at $14

🕒 Departure Times:
11:00am, 1:15pm, 3:30pm

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Event Train

🚂 Brunch Train
Starting at $39

🕒 Departure Times:
Sundays, 11:00am

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Pumpkin Train

⚙ RailCycle Excursions
Starting at $38 per person

🕒 Starting April 6th!

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Event Train

Scenic Trains

🎟️ Pricing: Adults – $34, Youth (Ages 6 to 18) – $15, Under 6 – Free!
🕒 Departure Times: 11:00am, 1:15pm, 3:30pm
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A 1 hour and 15 minute, 12-mile round trip excursion is a journey through forest landscapes, aboard our vintage train. This simple train ride offers an express trip (no layover) from Elbe to Mineral 

Our historic train set is led by 100 year-old steam engine, Polson 70, and features an open air car, two historic Pullman passenger coaches, and our baggage car – outfitted as a gift shop and concession stand.

Loggers’ Lunch: For a limited time, on our Sunday 1:15 excursions, add on a Loggers’ Lunch, a boxed lunch with an XL Stadium Hot Dog (“Squatch Dog”) in a toasted roll, with baked beans – brought to you by the Elbe Market! 

 

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Brunch Trains

🎟️ Pricing: Adults – $58, Youth (Ages 4 to 17) – $39, Under 4 – Free!
🕒 Departure Times: 11:00am
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A 1 hour and 15 minute, 12-mile round trip excursion is a journey through forest landscapes, aboard our vintage train. A brunch buffet is prepared at the Elbe Depot where passengers pick up their meal prior to boarding train. Customers can enjoy table seating and their meal on their express trip (no layover) from Elbe to Mineral.

Our historic train set is led by 100 year-old steam engine, Polson 70, and features an open air car, two historic Pullman passenger coaches, and our baggage car – outfitted as a gift shop and concession stand.

Menu: Quiche (Vegetarian), Green Salad with Fruit & Poppyseed Dressing, Roll or Gluten-Free Bread, Sausage Balls, Cranberry Brie Bites, Cookie or Gluten-Free Brownie. 

 

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Whiskey Trains

🎟️ Pricing: Adults – $95 (21+ Only)
🕒 Departure Times: 6:00pm
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Introducing the ultimate whiskey lover’s experience – Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad’s Whiskey Tasting Trains!

 

Travel from Elbe to our museum in Mineral where you’ll be welcomed by live music. Immerse yourself in rhythmic tunes and enjoy the trip highlight – samples of three carefully curated whiskeys from local distilleries, each with a distinct character and story. To accompany these delightful spirits, indulge in an assortment of delectable cheese, crackers and other snacks, selected to complement the experience. For those seeking an extra layer of excitement, specialty cocktails crafted with care are available for purchase.

Our historic train set is led by the magnificent 100 year-old steam engine, Polson 70, and features an open air car, two historic Pullman passenger coaches, and our baggage car – outfitted as a gift shop and concession stand.

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Event Train

Easter Bunny Express

🎟️ Pricing: Adults – $38, $19 Youth (2 – 17), Under 2 – FREE!
🕒 Departure Times: 10:00am, 1:15pm, 4:30pm
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Hop onboard our Easter Bunny Express! 

 

Meet the Easter Bunny as you travel from Elbe to our museum in Mineral. Upon arrival at our museum grounds in Mineral, deboard the train and partake in an Easter egg hunt, and spring – activities.  

Our historic train set is led by the magnificent 100 year-old steam engine, Polson 70, and features an open air car, two historic Pullman passenger coaches, and our baggage car – outfitted as a gift shop and concession stand.

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Event Train

Dinner Trains

🎟️ Pricing: Adults – $65, $46 Youth (4 – 17), Under 4 – FREE!
🕒 Departure Times: 6:00pm
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Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad is now offering two special dinner trains the weekends of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

 Celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day in style aboard our dinner train! Enjoy a delightful buffet featuring mouthwatering BBQ, picked up at our depot before boarding, as you and your loved ones embark on a scenic journey filled with love and delicious flavors. Customers can enjoy table seating and their meal on their express trip (no layover) from Elbe to Mineral. Dinner menu: pulled pork, vegetarian brats, coleslaw, buckaroo beans, and more. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available. 

 

Our historic train set is led by the magnificent 100 year-old steam engine, Polson 70, and features an open air car, two historic Pullman passenger coaches, and our baggage car – outfitted as a gift shop and concession stand.

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Event Train

Beer Trains

🎟️ Pricing: Adults – $52 (21+ Only)
🕒 Departure Times: 6:00pm
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Introducing the ultimate beer lover’s experience – Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad’s Beer Tasting Trains!

 

Travel from Elbe to our museum in Mineral where you’ll be welcomed by live music. Immerse yourself in rhythmic tunes and enjoy the trip highlight – samples of carefully curated beer from local breweries. To accompany these delightful tastings, indulge in an assortment of delectable cheese, crackers and other snacks, selected to complement the experience. 

Our historic train set is led by the magnificent 100 year-old steam engine, Polson 70, and features an open air car, two historic Pullman passenger coaches, and our baggage car – outfitted as a gift shop and concession stand.

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Event Train

Wine Tasting Trains

🎟️ Pricing: Adults – $65 (21+ Only)
🕒 Departure Times: 6:00pm
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Introducing the ultimate wine lover’s experience – Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad’s Wine Tasting Trains!

 

Travel from Elbe to our museum in Mineral where you’ll be welcomed by live music. Immerse yourself in rhythmic tunes and enjoy the trip highlight – samples of carefully curated wine from local wineries. To accompany these delightful tastings, indulge in an assortment of delectable cheese, crackers and other snacks, selected to complement the experience. 

Our historic train set is led by the magnificent 100 year-old steam engine, Polson 70, and features an open air car, two historic Pullman passenger coaches, and our baggage car – outfitted as a gift shop and concession stand.

See our FAQs for more information

Event Train

Family Halloween Train

🎟️ Pricing: Adults – $38, $19 Youth (2 – 17), Under 2 – FREE!
🕒 Departure Times: 10:00am, 1:15pm, 4:30pm
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Join us on our Family Halloween Trains! 

 

Travel from Elbe to our museum in Mineral in your Halloween costume. Upon arrival at our museum grounds in Mineral, deboard the train, trick or treat in our log camp, and enjoy Halloween activities like a hay ride, and picking your very own pumpkin from our patch!

Our historic train set is led by the magnificent 100 year-old steam engine, Polson 70, and features an open air car, two historic Pullman passenger coaches, and our baggage car – outfitted as a gift shop and concession stand.

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Mt. Rainier Steam Engine

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride (2024)

🎟️ Pricing (Starting At): Adults – $48, Youth (2 -17) – $38, Youth (Under 2) – FREE!
🕒 Departure Times: 2:00pm, 3:45pm, 5:30pm, 7:15pm
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By popular demand, THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride returns to Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad! 

The magic of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ comes to life in Elbe, Washington. This story of a child’s Christmas Eve journey comes alive on-board THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride.  All ages can enjoy the warmth and fun of the Christmas season as you depart for a trip to the North Pole.

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride, like the movie, is a 90-minute roundtrip immersive theatrical experience. Passengers will be entertained by Chefs, enjoy Hot Chocolate and Cookies, and listen to a reading of THE POLAR EXPRESS™. Upon arrival at the North Pole, Santa will board the train and give each child the first gift of Christmas (a silver bell).   Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride and join in on the magic of Christmas!

 

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