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Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway

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“fall colors”(15 reviews)
“dining car”(11 reviews)
“dinner train”(23 reviews)
The Osceola & St Croix Valley Rail Road operates from May through October, departing from the Osceola Depot with alternating tourist runs to Marine-on-St Croix, Mn (11:00) Dresser, Wi (1:30) & again to M. "Specials" include Brunch (11:00) & Dinner...more
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114 Depot Rd, Osceola, WI 54020-8055
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All reviews fall colors dining car dinner train champagne brunch rail cars great train ride pretty scenery train travel st croix beautiful scenery the wait staff railroad history whole family nice job step back in time fun ride nice gift shop
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing the Fall color from the train was really wonderful. The weather turned cloudy, raining and was snowing. Yet the train journey began. Colorful trees with just some snow on the leaf and branches added different combinations of scenaries. Walked through the compartments, enjoyed hot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nazm1959
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This was our second time with a train experience here and first time for the Pumpkin Express and they did such a nice job with this event! Everyone was very friendly, the ride is really fun and the scenery pretty. When we got to Dresser,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brenda B
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We had a group trip, with champagne brunch. The trains were fun, taking us back in time and we were allowed to head to the back of the train to see the engine move to the other track, to take us back. The food was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoWan0714
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This experience was a step back in time when trains moved the mail. A train historian was on hand to explain the railroad heritage based out of the historic 1916 SOO Line depot. If you go to see the fall colors, you may want to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MariaP1779DE
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Great train ride through the wooded countryside in antique rail cars. Total trip lasted about an hour. Great volunteer services and extremely informative on the rail system. Would definitely take this train ride again.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Larry P
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We traveled as a business group and had a dining railroad car all to ourselves. Arriving at the railroad station, brought us back in time to the heyday of the small-town railroad station. This quaint little station has been well maintained as it looked in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Stephanie1009
Reviewed October 11, 2018

...would book again. We were in the dining car for brunch, the trip was interesting, the conductor provided great information. Thank you

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank aewiski
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We had a great time on the Dinner train! The attendants were awesome filling us with knowledge and history! The food was very good and we were very impressed. Took great pictures of the fall leaf colors and the attendants gave us ample time to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Traci L
Reviewed October 2, 2018

They were very nice about accommodating us and our 18 month old (who needed a high chair). We ended up moving cars, taking advantage of dining car they let us use since it happened to be free, and the staff even went and got us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank benlfoster
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

If you are wondering about trying this I have just 2 words DO IT! We took the dinner train, and it was amazing! Good food, great service, a little history of the train car itself and about a time when rail travel was the way...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank kimbutz
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Response from Wibas | Reviewed this property |
Cute shops downtown and not far from Taylors Falls which is very scenic.
October 7, 2017|
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Response from charliejames2016 | Reviewed this property |
Was $55 per person and well worth it. The dinner and train ride are fabulous