Sweetbrier Train & RV Park
Sweetbrier Park began in 1968 as the dream come true for Oregon-native Bill Krauss. His lifelong passion for trains led him to purchase with his wife Marie the 19 acres in Scio/Lyons area, southeast of Salem, OR. Over the years, he built a train station, laid 1/2 mile loop of 2ft. gauge track, installed a bridge, cleared large areas for picnics and parking, established RV sites and planted some trees and foliage to create the perfect Oregon wooded experience for visitors from near and far.
The train park now consists of more than a 1/2 mile of 2ft gauge 20 lb. steel track. It has three engines: the Audrey K, a model A engine; Lit'l Bill, a Wisconsin engine; and Wilhelm, a Volkswagen engine. It has several cars to carry riders throughout the park and to the picnic and event areas. Bill and Marie devoted their lives to creating happy memories for Oregon families.
In 2012, Dustin and Keri Anderson & family purchased the park. Their dream is to build on the atmosphere that Bill and Marie Krauss created.
Over the years they have updating and refurbished the park as well as adding many wondrous forest creatures to enhance the train ride particularly over Halloween!
Sweetbrier Pumpkin Parch Train Ride is an annual event every weekend in October.
Contact: Dustin & Keri
Address: 43431 HWY 226
Scio, Oregon 97374
Welcome to Sweetbrier Train Parks fifth annual 2017 Pumpkin Patch Train Ride!!
Every Year we strive to add more family activities to the park for your families enjoyment.
Pumpkin patch train ride dates are:
Saturday & Sunday October 28, 29
10:00 PM to 5:00 PM
** Saturday October 28 join us for Monster Mash Costume Contest
register by 12:00 noon
judging at 1:00 PM
Sunday October 29, 2017
Pumpkin Pie eating contest
Credit cards or cash accepted