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Riverside and Great Northern Railway

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Address: N115 County Rd. N, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Phone Number: (608) 254-6367
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My grandkids love this. It's a small train like the zoo had but better. They have snacks and a gift shop. Also little buildings to walk and tour. Kids like it because it's in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My grandkids love this. It's a small train like the zoo had but better. They have snacks and a gift shop. Also little buildings to walk and tour. Kids like it because it's in the woods.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This little railroad is a bit off the regular path, but it's been a hidden gem for my family. We visit every time we go to the Dells. My kids love to ride the train, and my husband and I like to hear the history from the volunteers. If you have train lovers in your family, this is a cute... More 

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Beecher, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I find this on one of the road. i enjoy the ride. I have no problems at this place. enjoy take a break from the dells

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Illinois
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Our 3 and 4 year kids loved it. All ran by volunteers who truely love what they do. Very cool to ride on an actual steam engine. Very affordable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Nice relaxing ride through the property. Informative speaker at the end. All run by volunteers who were nice and helpful. Picnic area but no place to buy food. We come every year because we are members.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Many years ago I worked on the miniature train at the Milwaukee County Zoo and had the rare opportunity to meet one of the men who, with his father and brother, designed and built these little engineering marvels over a half century ago. The RG&N Railroad is actually the old Sandley Light Railway yard, rail line, and factory shops...now turned... More 

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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Authentic mini steam engine ride through the woods. The kids loved the ride and the train. It would have been nice to explore the full sized train car at the first and only stop but instead we watched the train turn around and then we took the exact same ride back. Again, for the kids it's great, for the adults,... More 

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Gurnee, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I just recently was here this last weekend and I was desperate to visit this place. Like many other people have mention before you really need to be a train enthusiast to really love this place 100%. It was not bad but I think not worth the price ($12/adult). In short description basically they take you thru the woods for... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

This ride is a must do for families or train enthusiasts...my kids had a great time and it has a bit of historical value also...prices are fair and it was a great experience...we will do this every year!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We took our 3 and 8 yr. old and they enjoyed it. So glad we took the time to check this place out. The conductors were so friendly and informative they made the ride enjoyable, I can't say the same the cashier. She needs to be told that a friendly little smile would go a long way.

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Address: N115 County Rd. N, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Phone Number: (608) 254-6367
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Wisconsin Dells

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