McCormick Stillman Railroad Park resumes fall hours

McCormick Stillman Railroad Park will resume fall hours Tuesday, Sept. 1.

The schedule, as of Sept. 1:

  • The park will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Train and carousel rides, and Hartley’s General Store operate during these hours.
  • The award-winning model railroad building will be open from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Park reservations can be made from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
  • The park’s historic railroad museum reopens in October through May.

The 30-acre park is at the southeast corner of Indian Bend and Scottsdale roads, at 7301 E. Indian Bend Road.

Amenities include train and carousel rides, food concessions, two playgrounds, birthday party facilities, reservable and drop-in picnic areas, the historic railroad museum and model railroad building, a desert arboretum and retail shops.

For more information about the park, visit Railroadpark.com.

Model railroad trains, track displays and the people who love them will gather at Scottsdale’s McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park Sept. 16-20.

The occasion is the annual conference of the National Model Railroad Associations’ Pacific Southwest Region.

There will be model train exhibits from around the state set up at the park plus a variety of tours and clinics.

For more information on the convention, visit PSRConvention.org and search “PHX2015.”

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