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“Fun activity”

Lumberjack Steam Train
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Laona
Type: Rail Tours, Tours
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Owner description: Ride the Lumberjack Steam train to Camp 5 Museum Complex. The 15 minute ride takes you over bridges through the woods to the original Logging Camp. There you can explore the Museum of Logging history, the petting corral, nature center, slaughter house, nature trail, original Cracker Barrel Store, the Green Treasurer Forest Tour takes you through the woods. Enjoy a nice lunch at the Choo-Choo hut. Then ride the train back to the depot at the end of the day. Trains depart to camp 5 at 11, 12, 1 and 2pm. The returns run every hour until 4pm.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Fun activity”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

My 2 grandsons (age 6 and 15) and I took the steam train to the camp 5 and it was a good time. We also took the forest tour which is included in the ticket price which told us about current foresting techniques. It was good learning time for the boys because we live in the city. There is a petting zoo, a working blacksmith shop, an old fashioned candy store where I was able to get burnt peanuts which I just love. They also have a food stand which is a little pricy but every thing was about $4. The food was good. This place is a must see for kids.

Visited July 2013
1 Thank Jacky F
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34 reviews from our community

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English first
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“My seven, four and two year old loved it!”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

We had a great time on the train ride. The kids loved the petting zoo and the wagon ride through the forest. The museum and blacksmith shop was less interesting for the kids, but the adults enjoyed it. We also saw the lumberjack show. It was a great way to spend an afternoon!

Visited June 2013
2 Thank KristaMichaelis
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Green Bay
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61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
“Short ride to So So”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Lets just say you take a short ride to a small village with goats and things to feed and that is pretty much it. the train takes the same route back. Save your money for somtheing else!

1 Thank bikerbuddy
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Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A second time for the kitty's”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

By popular demand, this was our second time visiting Camp 5. What my kids really wanted to do was pet the kittens. Petting the farm animals is a great experience for the kids. You can actually enter the pens and be with the animals as well as walk around with the free roaming ones in the barnyard. Being a history buff, myself, I can’t get enough of the lumbering history of Wisconsin. The lumbering museum is excellent. And I haven’t even mentioned the steam train ride to get there. How often can you ride in the upper level of a caboose?

Visited August 2012
4 Thank Dan W
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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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218 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Short, short ride”
Reviewed May 8, 2012

The train ride was ridiculously short. The train went very, very slowly to attempt to make it seem like you were not paying a lot of money to go less than a mile.

4 Thank IngaMari
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