The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour
Soo Junction, MI
1-888-77TRAIN
Depot: 906-876-2311

E-mail: soojunction@gmail.com
Purchase tickets online at www.trainandboattours.com

Take the train and boat tour to Tahquamenon Falls or our Wilderness Train Ride, just 57 miles from the Mackinac Bridge. Tours depart from Soo Junction located between Hulbert and Newberry on M-28 at mile marker #246 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion
Toonerville Trolley Wilderness Train Ride
Excellent Tour for Bird Watching and Nature Enthusiasts

TOUR #1: 6 1/2 Hour Train and Riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls.

This 6 1/2 hour wilderness tour starts with a 35 minute narrow gauge train ride, followed by a 2 hour, narrated riverboat cruise. After reaching the rapids above the falls, the riverboat docks for one hour and fifteen minutes, allowing for a 5/8 mile nature hike to our private view of the upper Tahquamenon Falls.

Tour #1 departs Soo Junction, MI at 10:30 AM and returns at 5:00 PM. Please arrive 30 minutes before departure to allow time to get your tickets and be seated.

After the stopover, the riverboat and train retrace their route back to Soo Junction. The nature hike includes stairs and is not handicap accessible.

 

The Captain gives commentary on river history, Indian lore, and points out any wildlife that is spotted along the way. Then stopover for a nature hike (5/8 mile ) through virgin forest to view the mighty Falls. Please note: hike is not handicap accessible. Passengers then board the boat for the return trip to the waiting train and the ride back to Soo Junction.

While you cruise the river enjoy a sandwich or beverage from our excellent on board cafeteria and beverage bar, where food is served a popular prices. Restrooms also on board.

 

2021 Schedule for Tour #1
The Wilderness Train and River Boat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls

Departure Time: 10:30 AM
Please arrive 30 minutes before departure to allow time to get your tickets and be seated.

June 16 - June 30
Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday only

July 3 - August 21
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday only

Labor Day Weekend
Open Sunday September 5, 2021
Closed on Labor Day 9-6-21

August 23 - October 2
Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday only

* * Please note: hiking trail is not handicap accessible.


Enjoy the beautiful fall colors on the Train and River Boat Tour through October 2nd.

TOUR #2: 1 3/4 Hour Wilderness Train Ride
Due to being short staffed this tour won’t be available in 2021
The plan is for it to be back next year (2022)

Ride the longest and oldest 24" gauge railroad in the country 5 1/2 miles through wilderness, habitat home to many of Michigan's animal species. At the end of the line, passengers disembark for a short stopover.

Enjoy a view of the Tahquamenon River at our riverside park, then ride the train back to Soo Junction. Concessions and restroom are available during the stopover. The wilderness train ride takes 1 3/4 hours. Only tour #1 goes all the way to Tahquamenon Falls.

Tour #2 2021 SCHEDULE July 3rd through August 21st Also the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Sept 4 & 5 Departs from Soo Junction, MI at 12:30 PM and return at 2:15 PM

When you reach the end of the line a short stopover is made while the train is being switched. While switching, passengers can enjoy a view of the Tahquamenon River. Snacks and restrooms are available. Then ride the wilderness railroad back to Soo Junction.

2021 Schedule for Tour #2: 1 3/4 Hour Wilderness Train Ride
Due to being short staffed this tour won’t be available in 2021
The plan is for it to be back next year (2022)

Departure Time: 12:30 PM

July 3 - August 21
One ride each
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday

Labor Day Weekend
One ride Saturday & SundaySeptember 4th & 5th




2021 Price List
Tour #1: 6 1/2 Hour Train and Riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls
This is the only tour to Tahquamenon Falls

Tour Price #1
Adults: $ 49.00
Senior (62+) $45.00
Child Ages 4 through 15: $27.00
Children age 3 and under: FREE
Tour #2: 1 3/4 Hour Wilderness Train

Due to being short staffed this tour won’t be available in 2021
The plan is for it to be back next year (2022)
Adults: $17.00
Senior (62+) $16.00
Child Ages 4 through 15: $9.00
Children age 3 and under: FREE

* Schedule and fares subject to change without notice

We comply with all Covid-19 restrictions set forth by the State of Michigan. Masks may be required for parts of the tours. Please contact us if you have any questions.

We have been a family business for over 94 years and pride ourselves in bringing you 3 generations of experience and service. Let us show you how beautiful nature can be.

Group rates and private charters available. Call for a quote.

We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit cards

We offer SENIOR CITIZENS or MILITARY DISCOUNTS
ADVANCED RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED
WARM CLOTHING and HIKING FRIENDLY FOOTWARE ADVISED

For more information call 1-888-77-TRAIN or e-mail: soojunction@gmail.com

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