The Whippany Railway Museum's Pumpkin Festival includes a ride on the "Pumpkinliner," plus other festive fall fun.
The Whippany Railway Museum's Pumpkin Festival includes a ride on the "Pumpkinliner," plus other festive fall fun.

Halloween and Fall Train Rides for New Jersey Kids

Halloween and hayrides go hand in hand, but if you really want to up your game this year, take a trip on a Halloween train! From spooky to scenic, these fall train rides offer a unique bit of fall fun for the whole family: passengers can take a seat in a vintage caboose, travel through gorgeous fall foliage, visit a pumpkin patch, and even trick-or-treat onboard. After the ride, round out the day with autumn activities like corn mazes, crafts, and a costume party.

Don't miss out on one of these four seasonal NJ railway adventures—plus one across the Delaware in Pennsylvania.

Check out our NJ Fall Fun Guide for even more seasonal family fun around the state, and sign up for our FREE newsletters to get the latest Halloween coverage and more delivered right to your inbox.

Note: 2019 dates for Black River & Western Railroad's annual Pumpkin Trains in Flemington, NJ, will be announced soon—stay tuned! 


Delaware River Railroad Excursions
99 Elizabeth Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

Whippany Railway Museum
1 Railroad Plaza
Whippany, NJ 07981

New Jersey Museum of Transportation, Allaire State Park
4265 Atlantic Avenue
Wall Township, NJ

Whippany Railway Museum
1 Railroad Plaza Route 10 West & Whippany Road
Whippany, NJ 07981-0016

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad
32 West Bridge Street
New Hope, PA 18938