Welcome Aboard the Thunder Mountain Line
Idaho's only Scenic Train Ride

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Mon-Fri 10 am -4 pm
Sat 10 am - 3 pm
Sun 10 am -1 pm
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Birthday Parties
We offer an exciting place to host a special birthday party at the Thunder Mountain Line while your group enjoys the nostalgia of the railroad history. We have unique party packages such as the Caboose Party Package and the On Board Package.

Each package is
complete with a wonderful train tride along the beautiful Payetter River to Banks (May to September) or Montour (October - December). You can customize your birtday party with a bounce house, gem mining, party favors and meal options. Rates are for regular train rides and additional fees may apply for themed events.
CABOOSE PARTY PACKAGEWhat a unique opportunity for children to share in this adventure as you enjoy a beautiful train ride in this restored caboose. Our maximum capacity is 8 total riders and will include a Thunder Mountain Line staff member to accomodate your trip. Each train ride will be 3.5 hours to Banks (May to September) or 1.5 hours to Montour (October to December).
Caboose Rental.
This year let the Thunder Mountain Line cater your next birthday party. You'll enjoy a beautiful train ride through the Payette River Canyon as well as a birthday cake plus party favors. A decorated reserved space will be held in the standard class car. Additional tickets can be purchased at a group rate. $250 for 2 Adults and up to 6 Children
Cupcakes... $25 (10 people)
Box Lunch... $7
per person (incl sandwhich, chips, bottled water or juice and treat)
Hot Dog Lunch... $6
per person (incl hot dog, chips, bottled water or juice and treat)
Gem Mining... $6
per rough bag
Bounce House... $50
(incl setup at depot with use prior to departure and after arrival)
Engineer Hat, Bandana and Whistle Combo... $10
per person
Wild West Train Ride
(pre scheduled) add... $5 per person
Raptors and Rails
(pre scheduled) add... $5 per person
*All prices ar subject to 6% Sales Tax
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