The Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster 4th of July Railroad Excursion 2024

Event Details

Jul 04

Enjoy a ride on the historic Harrisburg, Lincoln, & Lancaster Railroad on the 4th of July!
Enjoy a narrated train excursion through the center of Stone Gables Estate on the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad. Ride on a replica of an 1868 steam locomotive, pulling an 1848 Pioneer Coach, mid-1860s Combine Coach, and our newest 1860s Day Coach.

Dates: July 4, 2024


  • Adult ages 15+ = $15
  • Child ages 2-15 = $10
  • Ages 2 & Under = Free and must sit on a parent's lap.
  • Bus tours please call 717-902-9791

Included In Your Purchase:
Not only will you enjoy a 30-minute train ride on our historic Harrisburg, Lincoln, & Lancaster railroad, but you will also receive a complimentary entrance to our 4th of July celebration!

4th of July Celebration includes:

  • Self-guided tours of both Ironstone Ranch and The Star Barn
  • Sower & Seed Gift Shoppe will be open
  • Yard Games
  • Campfire
  • Petting Zoo
  • Performances by top-notch performers: Josh Squared Band and Forgotten Friends (Reptile Show), and MORE!
  • Spectacular fireworks show beginning at 9pm!
  • Available for Purchase at the 4th of July Celebration:
  • Lunch/dinner is provided by food trucks! More food trucks than ever before!
  • Many fantastic artisan vendors!
  • "Adult" beverages.
  • Pony Rides can be pre-purchased when you complete the payment of this ticket.

Site Address and Directions to the Train:

  • Enter at Brittany's Hope: 1160 North Market Street, Elizabethtown PA 17022. (Please type the physical address listed above into your GPS.)
  • Please arrive at least 15-20 minutes before your train departure time.
  • Watch for signage to parking. Walk to the Ironstone train platform. Please check in with the Guest Services Attendant by giving the first and last name of the person who booked the tickets.

Duration: Train rides are approximately 20 minutes.

Parking and Comfort Facilities:

  • Mobile restroom facilities are available near the train platform.
  • A nursing mother's room is available inside Ironstone Ranch.
  • Air-conditioned barns are available at both Ironstone Ranch and The Star Barn
  • Wheelchair lift available upon request. Please call 717-902-9791

Arrive 15-20 minutes before your train departure time. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated. All sales are final. Refunds will be issued by the railroad if a train ride has been canceled. Rates and schedules are subject to change. No smoking or pets are allowed on the train. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to allow Stone Gables Estate and/or its representatives to use any photos taken for promotional or advertising purposes. You also consent to a subscription to our e-newsletter. Stone Gables Estate and/or its representatives are not responsible for lost or stolen items. You may check our lost & found.

Weather Cancellations:
To find out if we have canceled any train rides due to inclement weather, keep a close eye on your email, check our social media, and/or please call 717.902.9791. Refunds will be issued within 7-10 days.

About Stone Gables Estate:
Stone Gables Estate is home to the historic Ironstone Ranch, The Star Barn Village, St. Michael’s Vineyard, the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, the Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge, and much more. The property encompasses 275 scenic acres and includes a working horse ranch and numerous settings for events. Stone Gables Estate is a Biblical, faith-based ministry/business. Its mission is to donate 100% of net profits to aid abandoned children worldwide through Brittany’s Hope, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Events with a Purpose. For more information about Stone Gables Estate, check out our website.

The Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster 4th of July Railroad Excursion 2024

LOCATION: Stone Gables Estate

ADDRESS: 1160 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022

  • CONTACT: 717-902-9791
  • COST: Prices $15 Adult Ages 18+ $10 Child Ages 3-17 Children Ages 2 and Under • Must Sit on Parents Lap
  • TIME: 2:30 PM to 7:45 PM