Iron Horse Park - Airdrie, Alberta Attraction

Iron-Horse-Airdrie-AB Ride the 1/8th scale diesel or steam locomotives at Iron Horse Park, Airdrie, Alberta

Airdrie's Best Kept Secret for Kids

The Iron Horse Park Train, Fun for All Ages

The Iron Horse Park Train ride in Airdrie, Alberta is not only fun for both kids and adults it is also affordable for all. Entry to the park is free and a great place for a family picnic and while you are there ride the trains for just $3.00 per person, kids under 3 are FREE. accompanied by an adult.

This miniature train ride is an absolute must when visiting the area. However, make note, I really don't know who was more excited, myself, my young grandsons, or their 2 uncles. Enjoyable for all ages!

100% Volunteer run by the Alberta Model Engineering Society the Iron Horse Park Train is open Sundays only from Victoria Day Weekend in May  until Thanksgiving weekend in October from 11 am to 4 pm and is located at 820 Railway Gate, Airdrie, Alberta 

*Watch for their Winter 'Frost Bite' Event on Family Day in February 

Take a ride on Airdries Iron Horse Park Trains

Do you love trains or have kids that do, this fun train ride is a must! The miniature trains representing the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), take you for a 1.6 km ride over trestles, through cool tunnels over hills, and around the park. Therefore, you get a feel for the railway during the pioneer days in Western Canada. The train ride is approximately 15 minutes long and such a good time you'll want to ride again. 

Replica Train Station & Souvenir Shop

Step inside the full-size replica Train Station where you can purchase your train ride tickets. Rides, as mentioned, are $3.00 each, however, grab a deal for multiple rides or families. Ticket Bundles of 8 for $20.00 and 25 for $50.00 are also available. Remember, kids under 3 are free but must be accompanied by an adult. They accept Visa, MasterCard, and Debit cards at the register, and cash is still accepted as well. Lastly, the station has snacks available as well as many great souvenirs for train lovers of all ages.
Replica Train Station & Souvenir Shop. Photo credit: Cary Horning.
Souvenir Shop. Photo credit: Cary Horning

Train Birthday Parties in Alberta

The Iron Horse Park and Train Ride is a great place for Kid's Birthdays too. Can you imagine the delight of being a child and having your birthday party where you and your friends can ride a miniature train! 

There is also a Food Truck on-site with mouthwatering Mini-Donuts. I bet you can't resist the wonderful aroma and will take home a dozen or two.

Bridges, Tunnels & Trestles. Photo credit: Cary Horning

Volunteer Opportunities

Join the amazing group of volunteers at the Iron Horse Park and put your skills to work or help operate the trains! There are many volunteer jobs available so check them out today. Volunteers can apply through the website.

  A Fun Interpretive Train Ride Awaits You at Iron Horse Park, Airdrie, Alberta

  Airdrie, Alberta - Fun Kids Attraction

Location (Map)

820 Railway Gate SW, Airdrie, AB T4B 0L4, Canada
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Comments 3

Janel Coe on Wednesday, 29 September 2021 22:59

Very informative and looks like fun! Thanks for sharing Cary cool)

Very informative and looks like fun! Thanks for sharing Cary :(cool)
Sarah Stewart on Wednesday, 29 September 2021 23:40

Oh my gosh! This looks like so much fun!!

Oh my gosh! This looks like so much fun!!
Eh Canada Travel on Thursday, 30 September 2021 19:09

Well done Cary! Way to go being a kid again.

Well done Cary! Way to go being a kid again.
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