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Rail Explorers

Boulder City, NV, USA
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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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Desert Railbike Ride and Train Ride in Boulder City

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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1 hour 30 minutes
from $46.16

Sunset Railbike Ride and Train Ride in Boulder City, NV

The Nevada Southern Railway is the last remaining stretch of the historic train tracks used to build the Hoover Dam. On this tour, ride a 4-mile (6.5-kilometer) downhill stretch of the historic railroad on a traditional rail-bike, from the Nevada State Railroad Museum to Railroad Pass. Set out in the early evening for the most atmospheric experience and watch the sunset over the Nevada desert and the River Mountains as you pedal along the railway.
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1 hour 30 minutes
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Evening Lantern Railbike Ride and Train Ride in Boulder City, NV

Take a tour with Rail Explorers and experience the magic of the railroad like never before! Ride the rails on our pedal-powered ‘Rail Explorers’ - a unique activity suitable for everyone, just 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip.

On this exhilarating 4 mile downhill railbike ride you'll experience the beauty of the Nevada desert and the River Mountains like never before. The steel wheels go clickety-clack over the rails as you coast along the tracks.

The Lantern Tour is a ride in the cool of the evening, the surrounding desert lit by the moon and stars. A romantic, lantern lit ride and a one of a kind experience.
Bring your own refreshments to enjoy at our rail-side picnic area, then ride back to the top of the hill in one of the Museum's historic trains.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $46.16
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Tara wrote a review Yesterday
Napa, California2 contributions
Had no idea this would be so much fun! I totally surprised my family with this experience, there was no way they could guess what we were doing. This was a trip that was 100% fun and the kids didn't fight once! They were too busy pedaling and taking pictures. Was a completely unexpected fun time and great experience for our family. Thank you!!!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Mandy R wrote a review Jan 24
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Staff was very friendly. Wonderful experience. We will definitely be doing this again. We will do the lantern trip next
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Jill K wrote a review Jan 24
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We had a fantastic time! Very easy to peddle. You can coast downhill the majority of the time if wanted. Also, not everyone has to peddle. You can just enjoy the ride. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Debbie Robbins wrote a review Jan 22
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We didn’t get a lantern and when we got to the end, we were tripping on rocks in the dark. Not cool.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Sandra S wrote a review Jan 22
Las Vegas, Nevada6 contributions
Dress for the weather, easy to bring snacks and enjoy the ride! This is an easy activity, especially if you have back wind.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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