Hours and Location
The West Coast Railway Heritage Park, features a typical mid-20th century railway station and old style town centre with heritage displays and over 90 pieces of railway cars and artifacts. At 12-acres, it provides the visitor with the opportunity to tour authentic railway equipment in various stages of restoration. Historic exhibits include Brightbill House, blacksmith forge, wash house, and vintage printing press.
The CN Roundhouse & Conference Centre also resides at the Heritage Park with 21,000 square feet of event space and home to 5 vintage trains, including the world-famous Royal Hudson steam train.
The West Coast Railway Heritage Park is an attraction designed to please the whole family, set in some of the most beautiful scenery in Canada. Parking is free daily (except during special events).
- The Heritage Park will only be open to ticketholders on the weekends from Nov 26 to Dec 18 due to Polar Express.
- There will also be limited access to the public during the weekdays during this time.
- The Park will then be closed from Dec 19 until the New Year.
- Mini-rail is now closed for the entire winter.
West Coast Railway Heritage Park
39645 Government Road
Squamish, B.C. V8B 0B6
Open 10 am–4 pm (Fall hours)
Children (2–9 yrs): $5
Mini-Rail Rides: $5
All prices are subject to 5% GST
As of Oct. 1st, the Mini-rail at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park runs on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Departures are every 30 minutes from 11 am – 3 pm.
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How to find the West Coast Railway Heritage Park
From Vancouver, it is about an hour drive north on Highway 99 along the spectacular Howe Sound to Squamish. Go approximately 2km past the McDonald's stop until you come to Industrial Way. There is a traffic light at the intersection. Turn left and go to the stop sign at Queens Way. Turn right and follow the signs. After the BC Rail tracks, you will see our entrance sign on the right.
We look forward to seeing you.