Father’s Day Steam Train Weekend to be held by Chelatchie Prairie Railroad

Excursions offered on Sat., June 16 and Sun., June 17

The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad will bring out the steam engine this Father’s Day Weekend — Saturday & Sunday — June 16 & 17. The steam engine is shown here making a Christmas run in December. Photo by Mike Schultz
The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad will bring out the steam engine this Father’s Day Weekend — Saturday & Sunday — June 16 & 17. The steam engine is shown here making a Christmas run in December. Photo by Mike Schultz

YACOLT — The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad will bring out the steam engine this Father’s Day Weekend — Saturday & Sunday — June 16 & 17.

The train pulled by the 1929 steam locomotive runs south about seven miles to the Heisson area, through a 330-foot solid rock tunnel with a stop at Moulton Station to visit Yacolt Falls.

Excursions depart at noon and 2:30 p.m. from the station in Yacolt. Those attending are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. Reservations are recommended as space is limited.

Tickets are $20 per person, $19 for seniors, $15 for children five to 12, and $13 for little ones two to four. Babies up to age two are free. To buy tickets and reserve a spot on this popular and scenic train ride, visit www.bycx.com or call (360) 686-3559.

The Chelatchie Prairie Railroad station is located at 207 N. Railroad Ave. in Yacolt.

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