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Address: P. O. Box 622, Allaire, Farmingdale, NJ 07727-0622
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+1 732-938-5524

Operated by the New Jersey Museum of Transportation, Pine Creek is a fine...

Operated by the New Jersey Museum of Transportation, Pine Creek is a fine example of rail travel at the peak of the steam era in the United States.

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A great time!

Yes, they slightly increase the ticket cost during special events, and for the Christmas ride it's recommended one purchase tickets in advance. However, it's a decent train ride... read more

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Forked River, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, they slightly increase the ticket cost during special events, and for the Christmas ride it's recommended one purchase tickets in advance. However, it's a decent train ride - the Easter bunny train (three cars including caboose) goes around the track twice, even if the Easter bunny couldn't mingle much because he has to be seen by everybody.

Thank gostartraveler
North Plainfield, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They hold events during the year which are probably better. But the circle train ride is just for lovers of train and if you want to do something while sitting.

Thank Bobhikes27
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We have ridden this railroad during the fall months. It is smaller and cheaper than most railroads, and during the off season I might recommend it. That being said we had a poor experience on the Santa train. We paid for tickets for each member of our family and when we arrived (10 minutes before departure) there were no seats... More 

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Stockholm, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is a nice train museum with a 15-20 minute ride. The steam locomotive isn't running at present and needs substantial repairs before it can become operational again. It was worth the trip.

Thank Sussex_County_Hiker
Freehold, New Jersey
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76 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I have taken many youngsters for rides here over the last 30 years, and they all have loved it. Highly reccomended.

Thank Jeanne732
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

It wasn't crowded, take a ride on the train but if you really want to see and do a lot more, go on RR weekend in September

Thank burldist
Staten Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Don't go to Allaire for the train! We came to visit on 12/14/14 all the way from NY and specifically for the train ride with five small children under the age of 7. Their website states that the train runs every half an hour but no additional information was given. Tickets can NOT be purchased online for the train (although... More 

Flanders, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We were just out hitting all the sights we never did as kids or with our kids. We grew up many miles from here and thought we would have some fun. We really enjoyed the structures on the line. Some had old n guage mini-train layouts. Very nice. We enjoyed it and can't wait to bring grandkids here

Thank horsedadMorrisCounty
West Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

A short train ride that runs every half hour, just twice around the track. Open-air and enclosed rail cars.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The Pine Creek Railroad is a fun way to spend part of your day at Allaire State Park. A nice historic train ride that is reasonably priced. Don't miss the Santa Train rides when you can take photos with Jolly Ol' Saint Nick.

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