You Need To Know

Please keep in mind the following items:

  • All departures are according to Eastern Time Zone.
  • Small lunch size coolers allowed on the train for regular trips.
  • Restrooms are available on the train. For a less bumpy restroom experience, consider using our facilities at the Stearns Depot, or at Blue Heron Mining Camp prior to departure.
  • Pets on leash are allowed. (Regular trips only.)
  • Trains operate rain or shine, so please dress accordingly for the weather.
  • VISA and MasterCard are accepted.
  • The train features both open & enclosed excursion cars.
  • Picnic tables are available at the Stearns Depot as well as at the Blue Heron Mining Camp.
  • Concessions are NOT available at the National Park Service’s Blue Heron Mining Camp – please plan ahead by purchasing the popular Coal Miner’s Lunch from us at the ticket office, picking up a snack at either of our concessionaires, or by bringing food with you.
  • The train is handicap accessible. If you need extra assistance, we are happy to help with advance notice.
  • We are sorry, but no personal checks are accepted.
  • Below is a site map of Blue Heron.  This is the layover during the K&T Special.  Also, an activity sheet for kids!
  • BlueHeronSiteMapBlueHeronScavengerHunt

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