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07/19/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/20/2017 01:18

Steamtown NHS Announces 2017 Summer, Fall Excursions

Date:
July 19, 2017
Contact: Train Reservations, 570-340-5204

Scranton, Pa. - Steamtown National Historic Site announces its 2017 season of summer and fall excursions, beginning on Saturday, July 22. Excursion destinations include the popular Moscow and Tobyhanna locales, along with trips to Gouldsboro, Cresco, East Stroudsburg and Delaware Water Gap Township. Railfest 2017, Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3 will also feature a train ride to Moscow each day. All destinations feature light snacks and refreshments available for sale during the train layover. Some destinations may also include local music or entertainments during you're visit. Additional information is available at www.nps.gov/stea/planyourvisit/calendar.htm

DESTINATION 2017 SUMMER EXCURSIONS FARES
Tobyhanna, Pa. July 22
August 26
Departs 11:00 am, returns to park at approx. 3:00 pm
powered by historic diesel locomotives
Adults (ages 16-61) $34
Seniors (ages 62 and older) $29
Children (ages 6 - 15) $22
Children (to age 5) Free - Ticket required
Cresco, Pa. July 23
August 20
October 22
Departs 11:30 am returns to park at approx. 4:00 pm
powered by historic diesel locomotive
Adults (ages 16-61) $34
Seniors (ages 62 and older) $29
Children (ages 6 - 15) $22
Children (to age 5) Free - Ticket required
Moscow, Pa. July 30
August 12, 27
September 2, 3
October 14, 21
Departs 12:30 pm returns to park at approx. 3:00 pm
powered by historic diesel locomotive
SPECIAL! MOSCOW COUNTRY FAIR
August 5, 6
Departs 12:30 pm returns to park at approx. 4:00 pm
powered by historic diesel locomotive
Adults (ages 16 - 61) $24
Seniors (ages 62 and older) $22
Children (ages 6 to 15) $17
Children (to age 5) Free! (Ticket required)
Gouldsboro, Pa. August 13
October 29
Departs 11:00 am, returns to park at approx. 3:00 pm
powered by historic diesel locomotive
Adults (ages 16-61) $34
Seniors (ages 62 and older) $29
Children (ages 6 - 15) $22
Children (to age 5) Free - Ticket required
East Stroudsburg, Pa. October 7
Departs 9:30 am, returns to park at approx. 4:30 pm
powered by historic diesel locomotive
Adults (ages 16-61) $54
Seniors (ages 62 and older) $49
Children (ages 6 - 15) $32
Children (to age 5) Free - Ticket required
Carbondale, Pa. October 9
(Columbus Day)
Departs 10:00 am, returns to park at approx. 4:00 pm
tentatively powered by steam locomotive
Adults (ages 16 - 61) $24
Seniors (ages 62 and older) $22
Children (ages 6 to 15) $17
Children (to age 5) Free! (Ticket required)
Delaware Water Gap Twp., Pa. October 15
Departs 9:00 am, returns to park at approx.5:00 pm
powered by historic diesel locomotive
Adults (ages 16-61) $54
Seniors (ages 62 and older) $49
Children (ages 6 - 15) $32
Children (to age 5) Free - Ticket required
The daily park entrance fee is $7.00 per adult, all ages 16 and older. Children ages 15 and younger, accompanied by an adult, are admitted to the Park at no charge. All walking tours offered by park staff, including museum access and the park movie, 'Steel and Steam,' are included in the entrance fee. Excursion fares include the park entrance fee. Advance reservations are recommended although tickets may be available at the ticket office prior to train boarding. Tickets are non-refundable unless an excursion is cancelled by park management. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Phone (570) 340-5204, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily, to purchase tickets.

The popular 'Scranton Limited' short train rides will continue to operate daily except Sundays through August at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 and 2:15 p.m. On Sundays we offer the 'Nay Aug Gorge Limited' short train ride that transports visitors to the entrance of Nay Aug Tunnel. The 'Nay Aug Gorge Limited' operates on the same timetable. Tickets to ride either train cost $5.00 per person, all ages 6 and older.

Located in downtown Scranton, Pa., Steamtown NHS is open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. From I-81 follow exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway); then, follow the brown and white signs to the park entrance at Lackawanna and Cliff Avenues (GPS: N 41.41, W 75.67). General park information is available by phoning (570) 340-5204 during regular business hours, or by visiting the park website anytime.