Little Prince Steam Engine & Ice Cream Shop

Steam Engine

We are pleased to announce that the steam engine will be back on the rails for the 2019 season starting on the Victoria Day long weekend!

Ticket Prices:

$1.00   - Child under 2
$2.50   - Child/Youth 2-18 years (Children 12 years and younger must ride with an adult.)
$3.50   - Adult
$2.50   - Senior (60 years & over with valid ID)
Season Passes are non-transferable, non refundable under any circumstances.  The Exploration Place reserves the right to change operating schedule and services and will NOT issue any refunds including weather related issues.  You MUST bring your VALID membership cards with photos and your rail pass (key fobs will not be accepted at the train).  

2019 Hours of Operation (Weather Permitting)

May & June:

  • May 18th - 1pm-5:30pm - Opening Day!
  • Saturday’s, Sunday’s & Statutory Holiday’s – 1:00pm-5:30pm
  • June 12th, 13th, 14th, 19th, 20th – 10am-2:30pm | CLICK HERE TO BOOK THE TRAIN FOR SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • June 21st - 12:00pm-4:00pm - FREE for National Indigenous Peoples Day!

July & August:

  • Saturday’s, Sunday’s & Statutory Holiday’s - 1pm to 5:30pm
  • July 1st – 12:00pm-4:00pm – FREE on Canada Day!

August 31st, September 1st & September 2nd - 1pm-5pm

October 12th-14th - Thanksgiving weekend hours TBA | FREE on Thanksgiving Monday


Please note that the train cannot run in inclement weather.  If you are unsure about the status of the train due to weather, please call us before coming down to the park: 250-562-1612.

Please check our Upcoming Events section for any changes to our regular schedule.

Fort George Railway Volunteers

Interested in volunteering on the Fort George Railway? Download our Fort George Railway Volunteer Application here!

Hard Ice Cream Scoop Shop

OPENING May 18th, 2019!  

Come enjoy local, handmade, craft ice cream made right here in Prince George, BC. Frozen Paddle uses local and seasonal ingredients when possible to create the best ice cream. All ice cream sold in the Fort George Railway Station supports the operation of the Little Prince Steam Engine!

Ice Cream Scoop Shop Hours:

May 18, 2019 to September 2, 2019

Open 7 days a week including statutory holidays

Hours: 12:00pm-8:00pm


There is no better place to have a cone, go for a stroll and enjoy beautiful Lheidli T'enneh Memorial Park!