Cabin John Miniature Train
Cabin John Regional Park
7410 Tuckerman Lane
Rockville, MD 20852
301-765-8670 Train Information
301-650-2880 Party Room Reservations
Along with the many fine features in this popular park, both children and adults are entranced by a ride on the miniature train. The train is a replica of the 1863 C.P. Huntington, a 4-2-4T steam locomotive purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad and named in honor of Collis P. Huntington, President of the Southern Pacific Company. A party room at the Cabin John train station is available for rentals.
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2014 Cabin John Train & Party Room bookings: New this year, you will be able to book your party online. Bookings will be taken through ParkPASS.org. If you already have a ParkPASS account and know your login ID and PIN number, you are ready to go. If you do not have a ParkPASS account, please sign up for one (it's free and only takes a few minutes). Your login ID and PIN number will be emailed to you but please allow up to 48 hours for account activation. Once you have this information, you will be ready to book online at ParkPASS.org. ParkPASS questions? Please call 301-495-2580 M-F 10am - 2pm. Or call 301-650-2880 and leave a message. We'll call you back!
Now Hiring for Train Operators!
We are hiring seasonal help in the Cabin John Regional Park at the Train Station. Duties include the daily operation of a miniature train and ticket sales for the facility, which is open April through October. Tasks include daily opening and closing duties, safe operation of the train rides, fiscal accountability for ticket sales, handling party room rentals and cleanliness of the overall facility. Ability to deal with large volumes of patrons in an outdoor setting is a must. Qualifications: Minimum age: 18. Weekend work is mandatory. This is an ideal position for a Senior who would like to work part-time.
Applications must be made online. To apply, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mncppc/default.cfm and click on the Job Title: Montgomery County Seasonal Positions – Winter/Spring/Summer 2014. Apply for Train/Carousel Ride Operators/Program Manager Aide and pick the location of Cabin John Train.
Hours & Schedule
2014 Cabin John Train & Party Room Schedule
TRAIN PARTY ROOM RENTALS December, 2013 - April 11, 2014 Train closed for the season Party Room available at off-season rates April to September
April: 12-21, 26 & 27 ---------------------- 10am-6pm
May: Weekends & Memorial Day -------- 10am-6pm
June 1-August 24: Open Daily -------- 10am-6pm
CLOSED: August 25-29, 2014
September: Open Labor Day & Weekends 10am-6pm
Party Room available at in-season rates October Open select dates for Eye Spy Train Halloween event Party Room unavailable
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Tickets good for one ride are $1.75 each, and children under age 2 may ride free with a paying adult. Get a book of 10 for $15.75 and save 10%!
Cabin John Train Party Room Rentals
Reserve Your Party Dates for the Cabin John Train Party Room!
The Party Room at the Cabin John Miniature Train is perfect for your child’s next birthday party or family celebration. The spacious Train Station Party Room features a fun train motif and can accommodate up to 50 people. As part of the birthday party package during the Regular Season (spring, summer and early fall) you'll get:
- Use of the Party Room for 2 hours (choose from 10am-Noon, 1-3pm or 4-6pm)
- Use of tables, chairs and refrigerator/freezer
- 20 complimentary train tickets
- Special photo opportunity for the birthday boy or girl on the locomotive engine
- Special "no-wait" priority seating on the first train ride for your whole party
Please click here for the 2014 Brochure with Party Room Booking Information
In the winter and early spring, the train is put to bed, but the Party Room at the Train Station is still available for fun from December through March at reduced, off-season rates! The party room is heated with restroom facilities.
We're now taking reservations for this year's off-season (December, 2013- April 11, 2014).
2014 Winter Party Room Brochure
If you have questions after reading the brochure, please call us at 301-650-2880 (please be sure to leave a message if a live person doesn't answer!).
From I-270 take Exit 1A and merge onto Old Georgetown Road/MD 187. Turn left onto Tuckerman Lane and continue to the park entrance.
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Date of last update: November 4, 2013