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Gotta love trains !

We were to early for the Niahs Ark so we decided to see what it is all about that platform. If you... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
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Nice for Train Watchers

This train watching platform is a safe place to see trains moving between Atlanta and Macon. It is... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Elton K
Riverview, Florida
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  • Terrible4%
5 May 2018
“Gotta love trains !”
9 Dec 2017
“Nice for Train Watchers”
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747 Jackson St, Locust Grove, GA 30248-4136
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were to early for the Niahs Ark so we decided to see what it is all about that platform. If you want to watch trains (what actually are coming very frequent) and just relax a little this is a good spot to do so.

Thank allysomi
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Didn't realize this could be rated. Such a quaint covered place in a small town. Can sit, relax, watch the trains go by, watch traffic and eat in a few places along this route. Less than a 1/2 mile off I-75. Take a break and...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

This train watching platform is a safe place to see trains moving between Atlanta and Macon. It is covered so you can watch while it is raining (as I did). For photographers, it is on the west side to the tracks. That means it is...More

1  Thank Elton K
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The place to go and sit where you can be right next to the trains. They come through Locust Grove on a regular schedule. Visit the Farmer's Market on Saturday's during the summer season.

1  Thank Sherri J
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A simple covered platform to watch the trains - they run frequently. But it is next to a busy highway so hang on to your small children. Parking is next to the wheel chair accessible platform & also used for shopping across the highway. If...More

Thank d m
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Easily accessible to Locust Grove's village main street and to all the shops downtown. The French Market cafe and store is also easy to get to from the viewing platform parking lot.

Thank dalefuller310
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Fun place to visit. Train viewing right by the Norfolk Southern tracks in historic downtown Locust Grove, GA. History, shops, restaurants, nice folks.

Thank RandB69
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is a covered platform right along the railroad tracks. You have 2 picnic tables and several benches. The platform is really close for you to view all the trains that go by. There are North and South bound trains. Across the street is food...More

Thank ladysusan26
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This platform was built and has been in Locust Grove since late 2013 or early 2014 and sets along a railway that has been in place since the 1880's. 30+ trains pass through Locust Grove downtown area each day. The Platform is equipped with a...More

Thank Flylowe
Reviewed 23 August 2016

in the cooler weather....but really cute place to sit and watch the locals....French Market nearby for excellent lunch....fun to take the grandkids if they like trains....

Thank Franniefromsavanny
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16 April 2018|
Response from Elton K | Reviewed this property |
No, I did not see any posted schedules. They do have a scanner hooked up to speakers so you can hear railroad radio traffic.