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Train ride to the past

Had an enjoyable train ride on a rainy day. It brings back the past as you ride the restored cars... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
connaughty
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Watch for bandits!!

If you are in the area this is a must see. My wife and I went on the dinner ride to Big Valley. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ron S
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Spokane Valley, Washington, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an enjoyable train ride on a rainy day. It brings back the past as you ride the restored cars. The train robbery was fun. The best part of the trip for us was the music in the saloon car by the three amigos. They...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the area this is a must see. My wife and I went on the dinner ride to Big Valley. The train ride was really nice. Staff on the train was very knowledgeable and helpful. The 2 snack bars on the train...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Stettler railway is outstanding. Accessible for our son with mobility issues. Well organized. Great staff and entertainment. Big Valley provided a terrific meal and interesting tour. Well worth our time and money!

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What a hoot this was! This is my 4th time on one of your train excursions and this by far was the best! The train, the robbery, the entertainment on the train and in Big Valley, the steak & lobster buffet - they all were...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

My Mom, grandma, great aunt and I had such a fun time! My grandma is in a wheelchair and the crew were incredibly friendly, accommodating and helpful! The entertainment on the train ride was so fun, and the train robbery was a highlight of our...More

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Loved it, the train ride was awesome, all the staff we spoke with were so helpful. Maverick in the snack bar went above and beyond. He is definitely a keeper.

Thank Maggie S
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The folks of Stettler, Alberta Prairie Railways and Big Valley really make the effort to make it a great day out. They cannot guarantee that the steam loco is available, so it may be worth checking if that is important. The adults only day is...More

Thank EasyDuzzit
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This was my second trip taking this western train ride ... so worth it .... check it out ... good for family, friends, kids or Grandmas/Grampa’s ... it takes approximately five hrs round trip... to Big Valley from Stettler, Alberta ... lots of fun, entertainment...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Wonderful train ride and roast beef meal at Big Valley Alberta was an experience that should be enjoyed by everyone. Very nice people on the train and at Big Valley. They were able to feed about 400 people in about 2 hours. Good food and...More

Thank CheckPilot
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I loved the train robbery! What a special touch and a fabulous way to raise money for kids charities. The only negative is lack of leg room in train but that’s how the train was built. So that’s hardly a complaint. To accommodate the lack...More

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MyrnaT43
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Response from Hugh C | Reviewed this property |
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Sherry B
15 June 2018|
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Yes they are very well equipped to handle most disability issues
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Bernadette M
19 May 2018|
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There were carrots , potatoes and a salad....no other veggie options. You may want to check if you can preorder a veggie meal.
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