Mt Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum



54124 Mountain Highway East, Elbe, WA 98330




About the Railroad

The Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad is a steam-powered heritage railroad operating in Washington State between Elbe and Mineral. The railroad travels on tracks that pass through thick forest just south of Mount Rainier.

You can purchase Mt Rainier Railroad train tickets through the window above.

For more information about excursions and pricing, visit the Mt Rainier Railroad official website here.

The Mt. Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum is located about 70 miles south of the city of Seattle. Mt. Rainier is a historical railroad that offers visitors a two hour adventure through forests and foothills near Mount Rainier National Park. The train departs from the depot in the small town of Elbe, making its way to the Logging Museum in Mineral.

Mt. Rainier features several discounted ticket prices for children, seniors, and military personnel. Click here for more information.

The Museum is home to the world’s largest collection of steam logging locomotives! Museum admission for passengers is included with normal train fares. The Museum features the history behind the people that established Pacific Northwest railroad logging camps in the early to mid 1900’s.

Featured Mt Rainier Railroad Events

  • Oktoberfest Express
  • Hard Cider Steam Train
  • PEANUTS™-Themed Great Pumpkin Patch Express
  • Polar Express™
  • Washington Wine Express
  • Civil War Train

You can see detailed information about each of these trains here.

Be sure to review the Mt Rainier Frequently Asked Questions before your train ride, so you’re prepared for your adventure!

Mt Rainier Railroad and Logging Museum