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Scenic Railroad

Climb aboard our train with a full-size locomotive from the 1940s.

Enjoy a lively five-mile excursion around the mountain in open-air cars while you marvel at beautiful views of Stone Mountain and the surrounding landscape. The train can be boarded and de-boarded from Marketplace Depot in Crossroads.

Special Attraction Information: Trip lasts 25-30 minutes. Please visit the Train Depot for exact departure times. Scenic Railroad is subject to close during inclement weather conditions.

Enjoy Scenic Railroad with an Attractions Ticket or Mountain Membership.

Daily or Annual Parking Permit required for Park entry.

Things To Know

3/9/2024 — 1/5/2025


Children under the age of 16 will require adult supervision.

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How long is the Scenic Railroad ride at Stone Mountain Park?

The Scenic Railroad takes visitors on a picturesque 5-mile journey around the base of Stone Mountain, lasting approximately 25 minutes. It’s a leisurely and enjoyable ride perfect for families and train enthusiasts alike.

Is the Scenic Railroad suitable for children and families?

Yes, the Scenic Railroad is a family-friendly attraction suitable for visitors of all ages. Children, adults, and seniors alike can enjoy the breathtaking views and relaxing atmosphere of the train ride.

What type of train is used for the Scenic Railroad?

The Scenic Railroad features a full-size locomotive from the 1940s that pulls open-air passenger cars. The experience is reminiscent of classic rail travel, allowing passengers to immerse themselves in the history and beauty of the area.

Are there any seating or accessibility accommodations on the Scenic Railroad?

Yes, the Scenic Railroad is designed to accommodate all guests. The open-air cars have bench-style seating, and provisions are in place to assist guests with mobility challenges. For specific accessibility concerns, it’s recommended to contact the park directly or read our accessibility guide before your visit.

How can I access the Scenic Railroad? Is it included in my park admission?

The Scenic Railroad can be enjoyed with an Attractions Ticket or a Mountain Membership. Please check the park’s ticketing options to find the best fit for your visit.