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Address: Inkster Junction Station | Prairie Dog Trail, Inkster Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Phone Number: 1-866-751-2348
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I had a lot of fun on this. We did a family outing with extended family and everyone enjoyed it. My only complaint was that line for the food was a bit slow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
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Winnipeg, Canada
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British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This seems to be where the locals bring the worst behaved, screamiest children to spend a day. Not at all the nice relaxing train ride through the countryside on a beautifully-restored heritage train the the web site led me to expect. And to the lady with the kid who peed his pants before the ride and boarded soaked pants and... More 

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Dauphin, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

unfortunately this was not a good experience. This was my first time on the Prairie Dog and unfortunately the weather was not cooperating. It was extremely cold and wet. After the great train robbery the steam engine could not get enough steam to go again. We were stranded on the track for about an hour and a half while we... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had a lot of fun on this. We did a family outing with extended family and everyone enjoyed it. My only complaint was that line for the food was a bit slow.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

You get to travel on an old fashioned steam train to a little town for your meal. There is always something on the train. When we traveled it was "robbed" by masked robbers on horseback. All the money "taken" was donated to a woman's shelter so not only was it fun it served a good purpose. You walk a short... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went on the Santa run to Warren a few years back, and also did the one in the fall. It is a really great activity to do with the family, or just as a couple.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you get a chance to take the Prairie Dog Central to Grosse Isle on their annual Fall Supper Excursion, take it. There are two Saturdays each September reserved for this trip and it's always an interesting time with friends. Seats are face to face in seats of four so if only two of you are travelling you will get... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We've been on this a number of times. Just make sure you pick ideal weather to travel on this little trip. We have been several times in October for their Halloween ride. Dress warm as it can be freezing cold. We have also been in the summer where it is blaring hot. But that's to be expected. Also no facilities... More 

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Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

DO NOT MISS great attraction! 2-3 hr steam train ride. Ran solely by dedicated retired train conductors, railway employees and volunteers, starts at INKSTER Junction Station, Winnipeg. Ride the actual old scheduled transist, includes events such as: Great Train Robbery, Mystial Magic Train, Homesteader Train ans many more from Mother's Day thru Holloween. Freight shed, onsite gift store. Old homestead... More 

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Winnipeg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We were trying to think of something special to do with our two granddaughters (ages 15 and 4 ½) who were staying with us over the Labour Day weekend. We had not been on the Prairie Dog Central (PDC) for several years and thought a train ride would be something memorable – it was! The last time we took an... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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27 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The Prairie Dog Central is a very family oriented attraction - well organized and run by terrific volunteers. Everyone was friendly and attentive. The ride out is an hour so perhaps the trip is better suited for children four and older. The train is spacious with very comfortable seating. You really feel like you are going back in time. Grosse... More 

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Address: Inkster Junction Station | Prairie Dog Trail, Inkster Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Phone Number: 1-866-751-2348
Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg

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