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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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Winnipeg, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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53 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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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118 reviews 118 reviews
27 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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Manitoba
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Took our 2 year old for a train ride. Lots of kids on the train, and a very family friendly atmosphere. Keep in mind, this thing is entirely run by volunteers. Train ride itself was Great. Its a completely straight track through the prairies, so it was sort of lacking scenery, but it is Winnipeg. The stop in Grosse Isle... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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27 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We went on the magic train. The train trip was ok, but it is definitely not for children who cannot sit still for 30 minutes. Our 3-year old was chomping at the bit towards the end. There was an infant on our car who cried a lot as well. At the stop, we watched the magic show which was good,... More 

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