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Train rides offered at Tradewinds Park

For a fun, unique and relatively inexpensive activity in north Broward, hop aboard a little railroad.  The teeny train runs on tracks around a pond at Tradewinds Park.

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Train rides offered third weekends

Functioning model locomotives offer rides 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. third full weekends of each month, weather permitting. 

Tradewinds & Atlantic Railroad runs the trains.  Kids and adults enjoy it.

“It’s fun to see all the kids and them smile and wave to you as you pull into the station,” says Mike, president of Tradewinds and Atlantic Railroad. 

Fees are $1.50 for train rides.  Weekend entry fee for Tradewinds Park is $1.50 for ages 6 and older. 

Tradewinds Park is at  3600 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek.

For information, phone the park at 954-357-8870 or 954-494-6877 for the train rides. Information about the trains is online.

Tradewinds Park offers lots of amenities, including

If you like trains

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