Grab the kids and take the ultimate scenic pumpkin train ride in Hancock!

Just a personal opinion, but fall is my favorite time of the year. Crisp days, football, and of course, amazing foliage. There are people in many parts of the country that don't get to experience the beauty of the changing of the seasons in Maine, so I consider myself very lucky.

The Downeast Scenic Railroads Annual Pumpkin Train includes a ride which stops at the Pumpkin Patch. Families can get off the train and chose a Pumpkin for the kiddos. Once back on board, staff members will hand out Pumpkin decorating stickers and FREE snacks. This is great Family event, so make sure you book early.

The Downeast Scenic Railroad was named Best Day Trip in this year’s poll of Down East Magazine readers’ favorites.

Dates & Times

The Pumpkin Trains will run Saturday, October 14th & Sunday, October 15th, at 10:30am/12:30pm/2:30pm

The event lasts for 1 Hour, and all ages are welcome


Adults (Ages 13+): $20.00
Seniors & Active Military: $18.00
Children (Ages 0-12): $13.00

Tickets can be purchased on their their website

Pick up your prepaid tickets at their ticket booth prior to boarding the train.

Here are some important facts you will want to know before your trip

All Children 16 Years of Age and Younger Must Be Accompanied by an Adult 18 Years of Age or Older and the Child is the Responsibility of that Person

Restroom facilities are available in the parking lot near the boarding area, on the passenger coach.

Individual and Group Reservations can be made by calling 1-866-449-RAIL (7245)

A limited selection of snacks and bottled water on all of our trains.

Trains operate rain or shine.

Passengers may not carry Alcoholic beverages onboard at any time.

Well-behaved dogs may travel in open-air car, provided they are restrained by the owner.

You can bring your own food on the train, but please be considerate and pick up after yourself.

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