List of Routes and Parks

The Northeast Corridor train rides on track with electric lines overhead.
The Northeast Corridor train travels over electrified track. Trails & Rails volunteers are onboard most of the year.

Ryan Stavely/NPS

Whether visiting iconic natural treasures such as the mighty Mississippi River valley, historic landmarks such as the Roosevelt mansion in Hyde Park or cultural attractions such as New Orleans Jazz National Park, Amtrak passengers can connect to public lands and engage in a better understanding of the need to preserve and protect these special natural and cultural resources.

Train

Route Segment
To/From

2017 Schedule

Participating National Park
Service Area

Adirondack

New York City - Albany/Rensselaer, NY

Saturday and Sunday, May 20 to October 29

National Parks of New York Harbor

Croton-Harmon, NY - Hudson, NY

Saturday and Sunday, May 20 to October 29

Roosevelt - Vanderbilt Mansion National
Historic Site

Saratoga Springs, NY - Westport, NY

Saturday and Sunday, May 20 to October 29

Saratoga National Historical Park

Blue Water

Niles, MI - Chicago, IL

Wednesday and Saturday, May 31 to September 2 and October 18 to 28

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

New Buffalo, MI - Chicago, IL May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, and October 17 Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

California Zephyr

Grand Junction, CO - Denver, CO

Thursday to Sunday, May 25 to October 1

Intermountain Regional Office

Capitol Limited

Cumberland, MD - Washington, DC

Saturday, April 1 to September 30

Thursday, June 1 to August 31

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park

City of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA - Greenwood, MS

Thursday to Sunday, May 25 to September 3

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Coast Starlight

Seattle, WA - Portland, OR

Daily, April 28 to September 24

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Santa Barbara, CA - San Luis Obispo, CA

Thursday, June 1 to September 17

Juan Bautista De Anza National Historic Trail

Santa Barbara, CA - San Jose, CA

Friday to Sunday, April 14 to September 17

Juan Bautista De Anza National Historic Trail

Crescent

Atlanta, GA - New Orleans, LA

Daily, May 23 to September 5

Martin Luther King National Historical Site

Empire Builder

Seattle, WA - Havre, MT

Daily, April 28 to September 17

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Minneapolis, MN - Columbus, WI

Suspended for 2017

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

Minot, ND - Havre, MT

Suspended for 2017

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Empire Service

Albany/Rensselaer, NY - New York City

Saturday and Sunday, May 20 to October 29

Roosevelt - Vanderbilt Mansion National
Historic Site

Heartland Flyer

Oklahoma City, OK - Ft. Worth, TX

Saturday, May 27 to September 2

Oklahoma City National Memorial

Lincoln Service

St. Louis, MO - Springfield, IL

Daily, May 29 to September 3

Saturday and Sunday, September 9 to November 19

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

Springfield, IL - Chicago, IL

Friday to Monday, May 1 to September 4

Saturday and Sunday, September 9 to October 29

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Northeast Regional

Washington, DC - New York, NY

Saturday, all year

National Mall & Memorial Parks and

National Parks of New York Harbor

Pacific Surfliner

Santa Barbara, CA - San luis Obispo, CA

Thursday to Saturday, April 14 to September 17

Juan Bautista De Anza National Historic Trail

San Diego, CA - Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, May 27 to September 2

Cabrillo National Monument

Southwest Chief

La Junta, CO - Albuquerque, NM

Friday to Monday, May 7 to September 4

Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site

Sunset Limited

New Orleans, LA - Beaumont, TX

Monday and Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, May 26 to September 3

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Texas Eagle

Chicago, IL - Springfield, IL

Friday to Monday, May 1 to September 4

Saturday and Sunday, September 9 to October 29

Lincoln Home National Historical Site

San Antonio, TX - Ft. Worth, TX

Friday to Sunday, May 26 to August 27

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Wolverine

Chicago, IL - Niles, MI

Wednesday and Saturday, May 31 to September 2 and October 18 to 28

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Free Amtrak Route Podcasts on Select Train Routes

Free Amtrak Route Podcasts

Amtrak, the National Park Service's Trails and Rails Program, and the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University have created audio podcasts to enhance your travel experience on the Sunset Limited (New Orleans - Los Angeles) and Texas Eagle trains (Chicago - San Antonio - Los Angeles). The podcasts, as your trip guide, will provide you with information on the travel experience, points of interest etc. to make your rail journey more enjoyable.