Downeast Scenic Railroad

245 Main St.
Ellsworth, ME 04605- Map It
(866) 449-7245

AAA Editor Notes

Downeast Scenic Railroad, departing from 245 Main St., offers a scenic 10-mile round-trip excursion on the historical Calais Branch line. From railcars pulled by a 1948 diesel-powered locomotive, passengers view forests, wetlands and lakes and often spot such wildlife as beavers, deer, moose, herons and osprey. The trip lasts about 90 minutes.
$15; $8 (ages 3-12). Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Trips depart Sat.-Sun (also Memorial Day, Labor Day and Columbus Day) at 10:30 and 1:30; schedules vary May-June. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.