The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour
Soo Junction, MI
Depot: 906-876-2311

Online reservations available.

Take the train and boat tour to Tahquamenon Falls or our Wilderness Train Ride, just 57 miles from the Mackinac Bridge. Tours depart from Soo Junction located between Hulbert and Newberry on M-28 at mile marker #246 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion
Toonerville Trolley Wilderness Train Ride
Excellent Tour for Bird Watching and Nature Enthusiasts

2018 Tour Schedule and Fares

TOUR #1: 6 1/2 Hour Train and Riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls.

Experience Upper Michigan's Wilderness via our 24 inch gauge railroad. Ride 5 1/2 miles through the habitat of bear, deer and many other animals and birds.

The train brings passengers to the Tahquamenon River where our spacious Riverboat waits to take you on a 21 mile narrated cruise along the pristine river to the rapids 1/2 mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls.


The Captain gives commentary on river history, Indian lore, and points out any wildlife that is spotted along the way. Then stopover for a nature hike (5/8 mile ) through virgin forest to view the mighty Falls. Please note: hike is not handicap accessible. Passengers then board the boat for the return trip to the waiting train and the ride back to Soo Junction.

While you cruise the river enjoy a sandwich or beverage from our excellent on board cafeteria and beverage bar, where food is served a popular prices. Restrooms also on board.


2018 Schedule for Tour #1 the Wilderness Train and River Boat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls
Tour #1: 6 1/2 hour Train and Riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls.
TRIP DEPARTS AT 10:30 AM, returns at 5:00 PM.
This is the ONLY tour to the falls.

June 16 through June 30: One trip Monday, Wednesday, & Saturday
July 2 through September 2: One trip Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Saturday
September 5 through October 6: One trip Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

Labor Day Weekend:
Tour on Sunday, September 2, 2018
Sorry, Closed on Labor Day
* * Please note: hike is not handicap accessible.

Enjoy the beautiful fall colors on on the Train and River Boat Tour through October 6th.

TOUR #2: 1 3/4 Hour Wilderness Train Ride

The Toonerville Trolley, the longest 24 inch gauge rail in the country, travels 5 1/2 miles through a remote wilderness area giving passengers a greater opportunity for seeing wildlife and a wide variety of birds. Along the way identify some native trees with our tree guide.

When you reach the end of the line a short stopover is made while the train is being switched. While switching, passengers can enjoy a view of the Tahquamenon River. Snacks and restrooms are available. Then ride the wilderness railroad back to Soo Junction.

Schedule for 1 3/4 Hour Wilderness Train Ride: Tour #2 *
This tour does not go to the falls.

July 2 through September 2
One ride each
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Saturday

Labor Day Weekend
One ride on Saturday and Sunday, September 1st and 2nd, 2018

2018 Price List
Tour #1: 6 1/2 Hour Train and Riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls.
This is the only tour to Tahquamenon Falls

Tour Price #1
Adults: $ 47.00
Senior (62+) $43.00
Child Ages 4 through 15: $25.00
Children age 3 and under: FREE


 Tour #2: 1 3/4 Hour Wilderness Train Ride
This ride does not go to the Falls

Adults: $15.00
Senior (62+) $14.00
Child Ages 4 through 15: $8.00
Children age 3 and under: FREE
Tour #1 is the only tour to the Falls

* Schedule and fares subject to change without notice

We have been a family business for over 91 years and pride ourselves in bringing you 3 generations of experience and service. Let us show you how beautiful nature can be.

Group rates and private charters available. Call for a quote.

We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit cards


For more information call 1-888-77-TRAIN or e-mail:

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