Railroad Crew volunteers educate the public on the National Park Service's history with America's railways.
Ride in Amtrak or East Troy railcars and interact with visitors while riding through historic sites.
Learn interpretive and communication skills while helping to enhance train rides for passengers.
Trails & Rails
A partnership program between the National Park Service and Amtrak, the Trails & Rails program provides Amtrak passengers with educational opportunities to foster an appreciation of a selected region's natural and cultural heritage and renews the long tradition of associating railroads with National Parks. The Wolverine has a Trails & Rails program operating from Chicago, Illinois to Niles, Michigan and is operated by staff and volunteers of the Indiana Dunes National Park.
East Troy Railroad
Every year in July, the National Park Service and East Troy Railroad Museum, in East Troy, Wisconsin, host a joint interpretative program featuring historic South Shore Railroad Car #33 during the Museum’s annual Chicago Day event.
Last updated: October 21, 2019