Welcome Aboard the Thunder Mountain Line
Idaho's only Scenic Train Ride
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Horseshoe Bend Depot
For Tickets Call: 208-331-1184
Tickets will be emailed to you when the reservation is complete. Please arrive and check in the depot 45 minuted prior to departure. Passengers will be allowed to load the train 30 minutes prior to departure. All standard class seating is open seating, but you may upgrade to our First Class Car.
Rest rooms are located throughout the train, at the depot and at Banks.
Food and Beverage Concessions are available on board for purchase in our concession car, the Iron Horse Eatery and Gift Shop. Alcoholic beverages and beer is served on our 2 Bar Cars on the train. Passengers are not allowed to board the train with their own alcoholic beverages or food. Coolers of any kind are not allowed on the train.
In addition to cash, all major credit cards are accepted
The weather may vary throughout the season so we recommend you wear layers of clothing during the winter months and comfortable clothes during the summer months. The train will operate during all weather conditions and reserves the right to cancel any train rides in extreme situations.
Your trip will have a 30 minute to 1 hour layover in Banks depending on the theme of the train ride. At Banks we will have outside exhibitions and the Station House will be open for guests to view local history exhibits. We discourage our guests from wearing sandals and flip flops, but closed toe shoes for protection.
We do not allow any smoking aboard the train or at the Banks Station in order to protect the surrounding Boise National Forest.
The enclosed cars are both air conditioned and heated to provide our guests a comfortable environment in viewing the canyon. Seating is also available on our open air cars, covered and uncovered. We recommend you bring sunscreen, hat or sunglasses if you plan on sitting outside.
We have some seating and areas available to accommodate wheel chairs. Please call ahead so we can arrange for you to board the train.
We have car attendants available throughout the train to answer any question and to serve you.