Dogwood Steam Train Excursion

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Event Details

Sit back and listen to the cry of the old steam engine while watching the dogwoods, redbuds, jasmine and plum trees flow magically by. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Reservations recommended. Mar 16-19, 23-26, 30-Apr2

Dogwood Steam Train Excursion

Address : Texas State Railroad State Park Rusk TX
Phone : 800-442-8951   (Always call and confirm events.)


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Operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, antique steam engines power vintage coaches 25 miles to Palestine in the nation's longest, skinniest state park through dense East Texas forestlands. Reservations recommended. (In Texas call toll-free 1-800-442-8951.)

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