Read Aboard the Train!

Climb aboard for this child and family reading program as you make your way through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Children and families will board the train and learn about where to find interesting books to read, have a short story time, and participate in a creative hands-on art activity.

At a Glance: 

  • 2-hour-round trip (1 hour for story/song and 1 hour for crafts/bingo)
  • Tickets for a group of four is $52 and a group of six is $78
  • Children 3 and up need a ticket. Children under the age of 3 do not need a ticket but must sit on a parent’s or guardian’s lap.
  • Recommended for ages 3 and up

Please note: Tickets must be purchased in groups of four or six due to our COVID-19 protocols. 

Book Tickets

Upcoming Read Aboard the Train! themes include:


2/3 Back On Board
9/10 Forest Friends
16/17 Rolling River
24/25 Fairy Tale Fun
30 American the Beautiful


7/8 Eagles, Otters, and Beavers
14/15 Sights and Sounds of the Park
21/22 Let’s Go Camping
28/29 Down On The Farm


4/5 Not So Scary Monsters
11/12 Wacky Weather

Seating Options

Table Car

Group of four: $52 | Group of six: $78

Tickets for May, June and July are on sale now. We are currently operating with strict stringent safety practices and procedures. Please read our note on COVID-19 safety.