Park City History & Museums: Historic Heber Valley Railroad

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Heber Valley Railroad

Hop on board and step 100 years back in time on this short-line Heber railroad, running excursions to the surrounding canyons and special events like the North Pole Express and the Pumpkin Patch Run.

  • Steam engine #618 pulls the train 16 miles down the 100-year-old track.
  • The tracks pass the shores of Deer Creek Reservoir and give views of Mount Timpanogos.
  • Take the trip up to Soldier Hollow for tubing or a sleigh ride.
  • Ride the North Pole Express with Santa while the elves serve hot cocoa.


The 100-year-old tracks run from Heber to Soldier Hollow and all the way to Vivian Park in Provo Canyon, passing Deer Creek Reservoir and fantastic views of the Wasatch Mountains.

The Heber Valley Train regularly offers special excursions, tailored to the seasons. These include the popular North Pole Express, the Pumpkin Patch, Tube 'n Train, Sleigh Bells 'n Whistles, Raft 'n Rails and others.

Location & Directions

To find the Heber Valley Railroad Depot from Park City, head south on US-40 for 13 miles. Turn right onto UT-113, also called W 100 S, and take a left onto S 600 W. The station will be on the right.

Heber Valley Railroad
450 South 600 West
Heber City, Utah 84032

For information about excursions and schedules, call (435) 654-5601. For tickets reservations, call (800) 888-8499.

Hours / Seasons

The train operates throughout the year, with the special excursions changing to fit the season. 

While the Soldier Hollow Express runs during the winter months, the long days of summer provides extra trips like Provo Canyon Limited, the Deer Creek Express and others. Winter brings in a new set of routes to take advantage of the white wonderland. 

Fees / Cost

Fares depends on the excursion and time of year, varying from $24 to $99.

More Info

Groups are welcome on the train, but groups 25 people or larger can receive discounted rates. In addition, renting a private car is a great way to keep the fun together.

Outside food or beverages are not permitted on the train.

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