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Rail Explorers

Boulder City, NV, USA
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About Rail Explorers
Enjoy an exhilarating 4 mile downhill ride through the desert on our pedal powered railbikes from the Nevada State Railroad Museum to Railroad Pass. Bring a snack and a drink to enjoy during the 20 minute break at our rail-side picnic area. Your ticket includes a ride back to the top of the hill in one of the Museum's historic trains, and free entry to the museum. Please allow 2 hours for this tour. You will see the hills surrounding Boulder City and old abandoned mine shafts. Boulder City is the center of adventure, look for skydivers soaring high above, and be minutes away from historic Boulder City. This fun, outdoor activity can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities. Great for groups of friends, families, couples young and old, corporate events or gatherings of any kind!
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Experience the beauty of the Nevada desert and the Black River mountains in a fun and unique way—aboard a pedal-powered, open-air cart. Enjoy the easy, four-mile downhill ride with a short rest break along the way. The tour includes admission to the Nevada State Railroad Museum and a ride back up the mountain in one of their historic trains.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the attraction to do something "different". The entire staff are extremely friendly, professional and honestly enjoy what they do (and it shows with their pride). The booking staff (Nick) even help us secure an Uber when the National Park Express...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

My wife surprised me with this one, and I didn't think I'd like it, but it really is fun! Be careful on hot days, be sure to hydrate! The last 20% of the time, you're pedaling uphill, so pace yourself!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jer G
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Do the Railbike Ride, what a fun way to cruise along, inches from the tracks! The people here are VERY nice, and the Museum is amazing! Don't do it if it's really hot, but if the weather is good, don't hesitate. Bring or buy water!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jer G
Reviewed May 3, 2019

This was an awesome experience! So much fun.The owner, Alex, was there taking pictures and video for all of the riders with our cellphones and cameras. The whole team was so nice. Rail Explorers has 2 more locations opening in May 2019 in the Catskills...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

These guys are amazing!!! We had a blast and have told everyone about our experience!!!! I work at a big hotel here in Vegas and once their season starts again I will be telling all our guests to do this excursion!!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

We had a great day riding on the railbike the sunset was beautiful. We were a little worried about peddling but it was easy. We’re going to go back and do it with our kids. The staff was really helpful good group can’t wait for...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We did the sunset tour and would definitely recommend. It was such a laugh. The team were super fun and made sure that everyone had a great time.

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Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

If you like trains, this is an amazing experience. We will defiantly do this again. The staff is incredibly nice and upbeat.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank G4167SDchristineh
Reviewed April 22, 2019

A most enjoyable experience!!! Went out with my husband for a romantic sunset ride and it was ALL THAT! You will begin your excursion with an introduction to your experience, what to expect, how long it may take, and how you return! The majority of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank creolenag
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Great time riding the rails! Would recommend to anyone with children. Best to go when it’s a comfortable temperature out.

Date of experience: April 2019
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barnesy1865
March 24, 2019|
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
You can request transport. It may be by one of the staff being your driver, but I know they have done that for patron's in the past.
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Emma J
July 28, 2018|
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$75 for 2 ppl
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sherrywinkler
June 6, 2018|
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Response from bermudagirl1991 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I think $175
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