Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Railroad Attraction
1 Railroad Ave.,
Essex, CT 06426
United States
Essex Steam Train operates in the winter months with the widely popular North Pole Express, and the Eagle Flyer. Eagle Flyer event details: The perfect event for conservationists, nature enthusiasts, and families looking to fight the impending cabin fever this winter, hop onto the Eagle Flyer at Essex Station in February! Pulled by a Vintage Diesel Locomotive, passengers will delight in the 2.5 hour eco-excursion throughout the Connecticut River Valley. Making local stops in Deep River, Chester, Eagle Landing State Park, & Haddam, this fun-filled educational journey will leave you refreshed and informed about the beautiful world around us. And with food choices onboard, it is the perfect lunchtime excursion. The Essex Steam Train has everything you need for a delightful day out with the family! Naturalists will be on each train car to discuss and share information about our national symbol, the Bald Eagle, and its enchanting migration south to the CT River Valley from December to March. Bring binoculars, so you can get as close as possible to this incredible natural phenomena! While you take in the landscape and its animal inhabitants, passengers can enjoy delicious fresh soup & sandwiches, made to order, (plus beer & wine in first class!) leaving you with nary a need during this perfect family outing! Trains depart at 11AM & 2PM on February 13-15 & 20-21. Local residents may board at their nearby train station (see schedule online). Visit and reserve your seat on this magical nature ride today!
Contact Information
Phone: 800-377-3987
Fax: 860-767-0104
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