Hawk Mountain Steam Railroad Kempton, Berks County
Known as the”Hawk Mountain Line” because of its’ proximity to the famous bird sanctuary, the WK&S has been open since 1963. If your kiddo loves trains, this is a great train adventure! Make it a twofer and hit Hawk Mountain too.
When to Go
Train rides are offered on weekends from May through the end of October, with special events throughout the year, including
- Santa Special weekend in December
- Easter Bunny Train in March/April
- Bow Wow Train for Pets in May
- Wine & Cheese in June
Private charters can be arranged at any time, and educational school trips are held on two Fridays in May. Children under 3 are FREE
There’s a ticket office, gift shop, food concession, model railroad display, picnic area, lots of railroad equipment on display and plenty of free parking.
What we love:
The WK&S is an all-volunteer organization. There are no grants or other public funding. This operation is made possible through ticket, gift shop and food sales as well as the hard work of one of the most talented and dedicated group of people you’ll find.
address: Kempton Rail Road 42 Community Center Drive, Kempton, Berks County