Embark on a Scenic Hocking Hills Train Ride

Hocking Hills train ride through the winter landscape of Ohio

All aboard the Hocking Hills train! Chalets in Hocking Hills invites you to witness nature’s splendor from a new perspective aboard the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. From magical Santa trains to scenic rides along the Hocking River, a Hocking Hills train ride is the perfect addition to your getaway. And after a day of adventures, our cozy cabin rentals offer the perfect place to unwind and make memories!

Hocking Valley Scenic Railway

The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway has been a local tradition for over 50 years, offering historic train rides out of Nelsonville, Ohio. Regular weekend trains run between May and October, along with several special-themed trains. Tickets can be purchased online and will be held at the Nelsonville Depot on the day of departure.

Please read through the frequently asked questions for more information on how to plan for your Hocking Hills train ride:

Holiday Trains

The Santa Train is the longest-running ride offered by the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway. Join the tradition this holiday season and book your tickets. During each ride, Santa boards the train and visits with each child while festive Christmas music plays. They also offer a special New Year’s Eve Train if you are looking for a unique way to ring in the new year!

Specialty Trains

No matter what season you visit Hocking Hills, there are specialty train rides to complement your getaway. Some of their specialty trips include Robbery Trains, Dinner Trains, a Halloween Train, October Fall Foliage, and Steam Specials. 

Daily Train Rides

The Nelsonville East Logan ride is available every Saturday and Sunday between Memorial Day and the end of October. This roundtrip train travels from Nelsonville to East Logan along the scenic Hocking River. The trip includes narration, during which you will learn about the history and landmarks of the Hills.

And if you are looking for a shorter alternative to this trip, we recommend the Noon Train to Haydenville!

Book Your Hocking Hills Cabin Rental Today

See the Hocking Hills from a new perspective on a fantastic Hocking Hills train ride! Choose Chalets in Hocking Hills as your lodging partner and enjoy cabin amenities like fireplaces, hot tubs, fine furnishings, and fully equipped kitchens. Enhance your getaway with our add-ons like Cooking Genie, a service that brings private chefs to the comfort of your cabin.

Book your getaway today and find the perfect Hocking Hills cabin for your unique needs!