Experience the Parks by Train

Man pointing out window train with two visitors
Volunteers share stories about national, state, and local parks as well as places of interest along the route of some Amtrak trains.

Whether traveling by train along the west coast of the United States or to historic landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty in New York City, Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta or cultural attractions such as Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis, 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.

We encourage you to download the The NPS App to help plan your visit on Amtrak, to more than 400 National Park Service areas.

National Trails & Rails Operating Schedule 2022

The 2022 Trails & Rails Season
This information is subject to change based on park capacity and volunteer availability.
Host Park Site Host Train Name 2022 Operating Season
National Parks of New York Harbor Adirondack/Empire Service June - November
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites Adirondack/Empire Service June - November
Saratoga National Historical Park Adirondack/Empire Service June - November
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Capitol Limited May - September
National Mall and Memorial Parks Northeast Regional May - November
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Crescent May - September
Gateway Arch National Park Texas Eagle/Lincoln Service May - October
Lincoln Home National Historic Site Lincoln Service/Texas Eagle June - August
Indiana Dunes National Park Wolverine/Blue Water June - August
Oklahoma City National Memorial Heartland Flyer May - September
Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Empire Builder May - August
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park - Seattle Unit Empire Builder/Coast Starlight April - September
Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail Pacific Surfliner/Coast Starlight May - October

Last updated: April 13, 2022