Fall foliage on the Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad

There's no bad way to view fall foliage, including on a train with the Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad.

BELFAST, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- There's no bad way to enjoy the changing colors of fall. Hiking, flying, driving, and there's also the option by rail.

The Belfast and Moosehead Lake Railroad offers an hour train ride through Waldo County to enjoy the changing colors of fall. The 4.7 mile ride leaves from City Point Station, travels to Waldo Station, and then returns back. A train ride that isn't just for tourists, but also locals like Chrissy Fowler who lives less than a mile from the train's departure point.

"It's nice just to compare the different seasons and to see like who's on the train and what the water looks like and whether the osprey are in their nests or not," said Fowler.

As you look out the windows at the views of Waldo County you'll see open fields, trees and rivers. All along the railroad mostly unchanged from when its tracks were lade 146 years ago. 

"It's the original rail bed that was laid in 1870," said railroad volunteer Joe Kelley. "So it's unchanged pretty much from portions of the line from that period of time."

Train rides will be running during the weekends until the end of October. To book a train ride, click here

 

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