Tahquamenon Falls Train
and Riverboat Tours since 1927
Train and Riverboat Tour to the Tahquamenon Falls (Tour #1)
This 6 1/2 hour wilderness tour starts with a 35 minute narrow gauge train ride, followed by a 2 hour, narrated riverboat cruise.
After reaching the rapids above the falls, the riverboat docks for one hour and fifteen minutes, allowing for a 5/8 mile nature hike to our private view of the upper Tahquamenon Falls.
After the stopover, the riverboat and train retrace their route back to Soo Junction. The nature hike includes stairs and is not handicap accessible.
Tour #1 starts June 16, 2021 and runs through October 2, 2021, departing from Soo Junction, MI at 10:30 AM and returning at
Mask requirements and restricted capacity are being lifted 6-22-2021
Opening June 16, 2021
Wilderness Train Ride (Tour #2)
Tour #2 has been cancelled for the 2021 season due to being short of staff. We hope to bring it back in 2022.
Ride the longest and oldest 24" gauge railroad in the country 5 1/2 miles through wilderness, habitat home to many of Michigan's animal species. At the end of the line, passengers disembark for a short stopover.
Enjoy a view of the Tahquamenon River at our riverside park, then ride the train back to Soo Junction. Concessions and restroom are available during the stopover. The wilderness train ride takes 1 3/4 hours. Only tour #1 goes all the way to Tahquamenon Falls.
Tour #1 the train and riverboat tour to Tahquamenon Falls is available as scheduled.
About The Riverboat Hiawatha
The Hiawatha offers two decks, with enclosed seating, open air seating and restrooms. During the cruise, the captain provides narration on points of interest including: logging history, Native American history, and Michigan's plant and animal life.
The riverboat has a cash-only bar and grill on-board. Our menu includes burgers, hot dogs, bratwurst, ham & cheese, chicken sandwiches, sloppy joes, nachos, vegetarian burgers, peanut butter & jelly, and grilled cheese.
We also have snacks, chips, and beverages including beer, wine and wine coolers. All sandwiches are between $3.50 and $6.50 tax included. The 2021 food prices have yet to be determined, however they should be close to last year. click below to download the menu