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Miniature Train Ride in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The miniature train railway ride in Stanley Park operates at various times during the year (Easter, spring/summer, Halloween, and Christmas).  The Stanley Park miniature train ride operates out of an area called Stanley Park Junction that has a train station, ticket booth, and other facilities.  The miniature train goes on a scenic 15 minute, 2 kilometre ride which includes a tunnel and trestle over water.  The train accomodates both children and adults.  Additionally, there is a special train car to carry people who are in wheelchairs so everyone can enjoy the train ride!

Note that the train will NOT run during Family Day in Februarys anymore.

September 20, 2022 UPDATE: The Stanley Park Ghost Train has been cancelled in 2022.  The train failed a safety inspection.  They hope to have it operational again for Bright Nights!

For each season, there are season-specific decorations along the way, e.g. an easter theme during March, Christmas theme in December, scary displays during Halloween.

This is a paid attraction.  You need to buy tickets to ride the train.  There are usually other free/paid activities that take place at Stanley Park Junction that you can also do before/after your train ride.  It is free to enter the Stanley Park Junction area.

There are 4 actual miniature train engines which operate.  One of which is a replica of the engine that was the first to cross Canada!  The real (full size) engine resides in the Roundhouse in Yaletown, Vancouver!

There are washrooms a short distance just outside of the Stanley Park Junction exit near the ticket booth.

2022 Miniature Train Ride in Stanley Park Dates/Times

For 2022, the Stanley Park Miniature train will operate on the following dates:

  • Easter Train: April 15, 2022 to April 18, 2022- 10am-4pm weather permitting.
  • Spring Train: WEEKENDS ONLY from April 23/24, 2022 to June 25/26, 2022 - 10am-4pm weather permitting.
  • Summer Train: Wednesdays through Sundays from July 1 to September 5, 2022 - 11am-4pm Wed/Thu, 10am-4pm Fri/Sat/Sun weather permitting.
  • Halloween Ghost Train: 2022 CANCELLED
  • Bright Nights Christmas Train: 2022 dates TBD

Easter Miniature Train Ride

Easter Miniature Train Ride in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

During the time before and during Easter weekend, the miniature train operates with an Easter theme.  There is usually also an associated Easter Fair at the Stanley Park Junction which includes many activities for children including an easter egg hunt and carnival games.

More Information about Easter Train..

Summer Urban Forest Miniature Train Ride

Summer Miniature Train Ride in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

The summer Minature Train ride operates with an 'Urban Forest' theme.

More Information about Summer Urban Forest Train..

Halloween Ghost Minature Train Ride

Halloween Ghost Minature Train Ride in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

During the weeks prior to and including Halloween, the miniature train operates with a Halloween theme!

September 20, 2022 UPDATE: The Stanley Park Ghost Train has been cancelled in 2022.  The train failed a safety inspection.

More Information about Halloween Train..

Bright Nights Christmas Train Ride

Summer Miniature Train Ride in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

During the Christmas and New Years season the miniature train operates with a Christmas theme!  There are millions of Christmas lights strung up by the firefighters for charity!

More Information about Bright Nights Christmas Train..

Stanley Park Miniature Train Photos

Easter Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Easter Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Easter Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Summer Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Summer Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Summer Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Halloween Ghost Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Halloween Ghost Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Halloween Ghost Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Bright Nights Christmas Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Bright Nights Christmas Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Bright Nights Christmas Miniature Train in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Where is the Miniature Train ride in Stanley Park?

The Miniature Train is located in at the Stanley Park Junction up Pipeline Road next to the Bus Loop.  Across the street is the Air Force Garden of Rembrance and Wishing Well.

Where Can I Park for the Miniature Train in Stanley Park?

There is a large parking lot immediately in front of Stanley Park Junction where the train starts/ends.  If this lot is full, there is an overflow lot just across Pipeline Road.  For more detailed information (rates, times, etc.) about parking in Stanley Park, please read: Parking in Stanley Park

Can I Get to the Miniature Train in Stanley Park by Bus?

Yes, you can take the #19 Stanley Park Bus to get to the Stanley Park Bus Loop which is located very close to Stanley Park Junction.

Is there parking for strollers?

Yes, there is a space to park strollers next to where you board the train.

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