We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway

Closed Now: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
414
All photos (414)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“open air”(138 reviews)
“open car”(38 reviews)
“nice ride”(46 reviews)
About
The 1-hour, 16-mile round-trip follows the Lehigh River over bridges, through Glen Onoko, into the Lehigh Gorge State Park. High-rising cliffs and mountain scenery surround the train along the route to Old Penn Haven. You will see hikers, rafters...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
See all hours
Contact
1 Susquehanna Dr, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-3735
Website
+1 570-325-8485
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (714)
Filter reviews
711 results
Traveller rating
307
246
110
31
17
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
307
246
110
31
17
Show reviews that mention
All reviews open air open car nice ride lehigh gorge the river beautiful scenery fall foliage train car return trip fun train closed cars minute ride points of interest enjoyable ride bike trail whole family white haven
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 711 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took the train ride in late October. If you like train rides, this is a nice one. It is not too long and the scenery is beautiful. We had a nice day so we choose the open air car. It was great to take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank NormaRae03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I joined the train ride as a part of our vacation and touring of the area. The scenery would be beautiful during the many seasons (blooming flowers in the spring to autumn colors in the fall. Be aware that you have the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 156neall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A train ride through the gorge after the fall foliage is gone allows a whole different view! This 70 minute train ride is packed with amazing sights and full of history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jes S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally went on the bike train, 35 to bring your own bike, 55 dollars for bike and ride. Walked down over new bridge, with wife and girlfriend, they do not ride often, train ride left about ten am, what a beautiful ride, water falls,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank costaricacouple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The train boarded on time and pulled out of the station on the hour as scheduled. Being able to take a snack and a drink onto the train was very much appreciated. The car was very clean and the seats very comfortable. Having the windows...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StephCurvey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ride was a bit short but very enjoyable, wish it had continued for another 45 minutes. We were lucky enough to hit the fall colors just about at peek even though it was already November thanks to the recent warm and rainy weather. If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tracker129
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely train ride through the Jim Thorpe area. Beautiful scenery and great narration. Just a very relaxing trip. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank slk069
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The foliage was great, friendly train crew. We had a great time. Lots of photo ops. The trains had restrooms.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank David H
Reviewed 6 November 2018

According to all reports, the colors were suppose to be at 70 % changed, however, they were not. Even the trees on front street were still all green. One shop owner said she couldn't believe the colors, usually by now the trees on the main...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ksrich
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The price was not expensive at all. Keep in mind where you sit as one side absolutely gets better views than the other. When riding take a seat opposite the side you board. Will will probably do this again with other friends and family

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelingPDEducators
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites White Haven - Lake Harmony
186 reviews
9.73 km away
Split Rock Resort
1,846 reviews
9.86 km away
Mountain Laurel Resort & Spa
587 reviews
10.04 km away
Pocono Resort Conference Center
118 reviews
10.14 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 45 nearby restaurants
Bella Mia
67 reviews
6.90 km away
Weatherly Country Inn Restaurant
15 reviews
7.53 km away
Subway
8 reviews
7.42 km away
Garrison's Cafe & Sweet Shop
5 reviews
7.48 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 40 nearby attractions
Boulder Field
82 reviews
4.67 km away
Hickory Run State Park
360 reviews
4.76 km away
Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary
103 reviews
5.43 km away
Jim Thorpe Memorial
249 reviews
3.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
cadipat2001
3 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from 156neall | Reviewed this property |
507-325-8485 Please note, the address listed is incorrect. It should be Street, not Drive.
0
Votes
Carol L
23 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from johnsV6188SK | Reviewed this property |
Wish I parked in the municipal lot for $5.00. Found a meter in front of station that I had to feed all day. Parking is #1 issue in Jim Thorpe
2
Votes
NYSUPERWOMAN007
3 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from RBMNP | Property representative |
You may reserve tickets over the phone besides on the day of and in the month of October.
0
Votes