Hale Farm Explorer

All Aboard to Hale Farm & Village

Please Note: The last day that the train will run to Hale Farm during the 2019 season is Sunday, October 27.

Located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Hale Farm & Village is an outdoor living history museum. Experience daily mid-19th century life depicted through dozens of historic structures, farm animals, heritage gardens, cooking presentations and demonstrations of Early American craft and trades. Passengers will board the train then a tram will meet you at the Indigo Lake Station, where guests will travel to historic Hale Farm & Village.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children and include the ride to and from Hale Farm & Village, as well as admission to the museum.

Timing of Excursion: Rockside Station Departure

9:00 a.m. – Depart Rockside Station

10:00 a.m. – Arrive at Indigo Lake/Hale Farm *bus picks up passengers and takes to Hale Farm

1:50 p.m. – Board bus to head back to Indigo Lake.

2:10 p.m. – Board train at Indigo Lake to head to head south, then return back at Rockside Station *bus returns passengers to train boarding location

4:35 p.m. – Arrive back at Rockside Station

Timing of Excursion: Akron Northside Station Departure

10:50 a.m. – Depart Akron Station

11:20 a.m. – Arrive at Indigo Lake/Hale Farm *bus picks up passengers and takes to Hale Farm

1:50 p.m. –  Board bus back to Indigo Lake Station.

2:10 p.m. – Board train to head south to return to Akron *bus returns passengers to train boarding location

2:40 p.m. – Arrive back at Akron Station

Hale Farm Explorer

This excursion will depart from Rockside Station at 9 a.m. and Akron Northside Station at 10:50 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children.
At a Glance:

  • Train ride to and from Hale Farm & Village
  • Admission to Hale Farm & Village

Track the Train

Follow along the route with the CVSR Train Tracker app! Download the app for free on Google Play or the Apple Store. This app allows you to follow the train, view the train’s current speed, heading and even listen to audio clips as you bike along.

THE LAST DAY of the Bike Aboard season and Hale Farm Explorer is Sunday, October 27. The train WILL NOT RUN October 28-November 1. The scenic train will only run on Saturdays and Sundays in November.