2022 Excursions to Tobyhanna:
For specific event details, please visit Steamtown’s Event Calendar and navigate to the appropriate date.
Station Description and Details
Ride the train to the top of the Pocono Plateau and the village of Tobyhanna. Take a 1/2-mile hike to Mill Pond #1 where you can learn about the once booming ice industry, or join the Coolbaugh Township Historical Association for a walking tour on the town!. Enjoy light refreshments and tour the historic Tobyhanna Station and the train station museum.
History: The Tobyhanna train station was built in 1908 by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad and was leased and restored by the Pocono Mountain Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society in 1994. Today the station serves as the chapter’s meeting space, and it houses a collection of railroad artifacts including two running model train layouts plus a small gift shop.
Amenities: Picnic tables are available, no public restrooms, plenty of free parking. The station is located next to an active freight railroad for the train enthusiast.
Video presentation providing an overview of Tobyhanna Station and Museum:
Video presentation providing a glimpse of a previous ice harvesting event:
Select a date to see a list of times
Train riders are reminded to remain seated, keep heads, hands, and arms inside the windows, and to use care when stepping up or down boarding and disembarking from the passenger coach.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Check in at the ticket and information booth before proceeding to the boarding platform.
There will be a 2.5 hour layover at the Tobyhanna Station for each event.
Be sure to return to the train at least fifteen minutes earlier than the scheduled departure time.
Food and refreshments are available for purchase at the Tobyhanna train station.
There is one restroom in each passenger coach. Portable toilets are available at the destination.
The train operates rain or shine, but may occasionally be cancelled because of severe weather events.