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Address: 400 W Riley Ave, Wasilla, AK 99654-7920
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We visited family in Wasilla and decided to stop by Alaska Live Steamers on a whim searching for something to do with our 4 y/o. We were BLOWN AWAY at how cool this train ride... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
TheAlaskan80
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Severna Park, Maryland
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Severna Park, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We visited family in Wasilla and decided to stop by Alaska Live Steamers on a whim searching for something to do with our 4 y/o. We were BLOWN AWAY at how cool this train ride is. Run by a cadre of volunteers, there is over a mile of track laid through the woods. Throughout the ride (on which adults and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a great outing. We arrived on a drizzly day (we could have been back in Scotland, it was that type of day) and the two volunteers running the steamers were still very enthusiastic. Their enthusiasm and passion for the model railway added to the day. This is run as a hobby by volunteers who build the locomotives and... More 

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Thank IanHR
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We love Live Steamer clubs. The club obviously loves their hobby and all the little fun things set up to look at along the way were awesome. A great 30 minute ride through the forest. They are improving this all the time. A wonderful outing for all ages!!

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Thank BrendaMurray
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

My toddler loved it! Anyone, any age can ride for a small donation. It seems to be a great idea for the little ones and even small children. Highly recommended!

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Thank Daniel A
Palmer, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

A great time riding on the mini train through the woods. The kids love riding and looking at all the fun, creative characters and buildings the volunteers have created.

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Thank akdbs
Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

We love to ride the trains at least a couple times a year. The enthusiastic volunteers there are continually making improvements and are great with the kids.

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Thank Glacier01
Wasilla, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Run by volunteer train hobbyists, these miniature trains are great fun for younger kids. For Grandpa (me), it was fun to watch the faces of my grandkids, especially as they discovered the surprises along the ride.

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Thank AK99623
chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

We had a great time riding the train through the woods. Very cool experience and a great value...bring your kids and have a ride.

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Thank WeThereYet
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43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

A must do for families!! My kids age 9 & 6 absolutely love this place. Can't wait until they add more routes. All volunteers run the trains and ask for a $5 donation. It's well worth it.

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2 Thank Sadie D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Our toddler has a great love of trains and thought this was the best place ever. Getting to ride a model train set was such a treat. The people were friendly and very hospitable.

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