As autumn winds sweep through the scenic landscapes of northern Clark County, a vintage 1941 diesel locomotive comes to life, inviting passengers on an enchanting journey. This isn’t just any train ride. It’s the Headless Horseman Halloween Train Ride, an annual event that promises thrills, chills and unforgettable memories.
Here are the details about this upcoming family-friendly event.
Headless Horseman Halloween Train Ride
The Headless Horseman Halloween Train Ride is Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29, in Yacolt, Washington.
Picture this: the rhythmic chug of the locomotive, the vibrant colors of fall foliage, and the anticipation in the air as passengers, young and old, embark on a journey into the heart of Halloween enchantment. The Headless Horseman Halloween Train, organized by the Chelatchie Prairie Railroad, offers a unique and festive experience for families and friends.
The train, with its vintage charm, becomes a vessel of spookiness as it winds its way through picturesque landscapes. Passengers are encouraged to don their favorite Halloween costumes, adding an extra layer of excitement to the journey. There are also opportunities to capture a family photo with the elusive Headless Horseman.
A mysterious figure that haunts the train’s route, the Headless Horseman adds an element of eerie delight to the experience. Capture the moment with a family photo, if you dare, and take home a tangible memory of this spectral encounter.
Train rides typically last about two hours. The train travels from Yacolt to Moulton Falls to Chelatchie Prairie and back.
Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Headless Horseman Halloween Train Ride, the organizers have added extra rides this year.
On Saturday and Sunday, there are three train rides each day departing from the station in Yacolt.
- 9:30 a.m.
- 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $22 for adults, $21 for military and 60+, and $16 for kids ages 3-12.
Whether you’re a family seeking a unique outing or a group of friends in search of adventure, this Halloween train ride promises to be a highlight of the season. So, don your costumes, board the train and let the enchantment begin.
The train ride starts at 207 N Railroad Ave. in Yacolt, Washington. To buy tickets, visit Chelatchie Prairie Railroad’s website.
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