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
The National Park Service and East Troy Railroad Museum, in East Troy, Wisconsin, host a joint interpretative program in July each year featuring historic South Shore Railroad Cars during the Museum’s annual "Chicago Day" event.
Last updated: May 3, 2022