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 are $13 for adults and $11 for children.
  • 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
Book Tickets

Upcoming Read Aboard the Train! themes include:


2/3 Back On Board
9/10 Forest Friends
16/17 Rolling River
23/24 Fairy Tale Fun
30 America the Beautiful


1 America 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                                                                                                    18/19 Bugs, Bugs, and More Bugs!                                                                                25/26 Shifty Shape and Cool Colors

Seating Options

Table Car

Ticket Price: $13 per adult | $11 per child