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Easter Trains-Crews Lake Park 2017

Easter Trains-Crews Lake Park 2017

Well, the Easter Bunny hopped by yesterday to let me know about the Easter Trains at Crews Lake Wilderness Park in Hudson off Shady Hills Road.  The Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad is a 7.5 in. gauge railroad; with tracks built right through the park.

Easter Trains-Crews Lake Park 2017

Photo courtesy of CP&G Railroad.

The  Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad will be running Easter Trains on Friday, April 14 and  Saturday, April 15.  Here’s your chance to see scenic Crews Lake Park from a different point of view. And, the kids will love riding a child-sized train.  Don’t worry adults can ride too; my husband and I have enjoyed it many times.

Easter Trains-Crews Lake Park 2017

Easter Trains-Crews Lake Park 2017

So, on April 14 and 15, the trains will be running from 10 am to 4 pm to the Easter Egg Hunts. There are hunts for children 4 and under; and one for 6 to 8 year olds.  Trains leave every hour on the hour.

Guess who will be there? The Easter Bunny, of course! Bring your camera and take pictures of the kids with Mr. Bunny. 

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. And, you can pay for your tickets with a credit card. Tickets are $6.00; Children under 12 months ride free. You can visit CP&G’s website for info and directions here.

Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad doesn’t just have Easter Trains, there are Halloween Trains, Christmas Trains, and Birthday Trains too. Check out their website (above) for further information.  This is a special place to visit, and, we are lucky to have all those wonderful volunteers bringing these events to us here in Pasco County.

All Aboard!

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Christmas Trains Crews Lake Park-Hudson

Christmas Trains Crews Lake Park-Hudson

Christmas Train Rides in Hudson FL at Crews Lake Wilderness Park. The Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad is at Crews Lake Wilderness Park in the Hudson area next to the Suncoast Parkway.  The CP&G is known for it’s Easter, Halloween, Christmas and Birthday Trains. 

Christmas Trains Crews Lake Park-Hudson

The Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad is a 7.5 inch gauge railroad both children and adults can ride on. And, believe me, it is tons of fun. (I’ve been on it; I’m a big kid).

Ride the train to Santa’s cabin, see Santa and take pictures with him too. And then enjoy the lovely ride through the park back to where you climbed aboard. Be sure to pack your camera for the trip and visit.

To see more about it, take a look at this Facebook page.  Or visit the CP&G website.

Christmas Trains Crews Lake Park-Hudson

The train rides are scheduled for Saturdays and Sundays; 

November 26 & 27
December 10 & 11
December 17 & 18

The trains will run from 10 am to 4 pm on those dates.
The cost is $6.00 per person; children under 12 mos. are free.

And, remember that Pasco County charges $2 per car in the park.

Finally, please remember that the good folks running this event are all volunteers. So have a little patience and share your child’s joy. Food and beverages are available to purchase.

Merry Christmas Trains!


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Crews Lake Haunted Trains 2016

Crews Lake Haunted Trains 2016. Crews Lake Wilderness Park in the Hudson area is home to the Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad.  This is the 7.5 in. gauge railroad that is being built in Crews Lake Wilderness Park.  You can ride the trains around the section that is complete at this time. Craig and I have done this many times, it’s fun and interesting to view the untouched forested park. 

Crews Lake Haunted Trains 2016
 
Crews Lake Haunted Trains 2016

You can take the kids to ride the haunted trains on Friday and Saturday nights during October.  The dates are Oct. 21 & 22, Oct 28 & 29  from 7 pm to 10 pm. 

The charge to ride is $5.00 and children under 12 months are free.  All major credit cards are accepted. Cash is good too. Pasco County charges $2.00  per car to park in any county park including this one.  

Crews Lake Wilderness Park is off Shady Hills Road next to the Suncoast Parkway. The kids will just love riding on these little trains – Mom and Dad can go too. There will be food and beverages available to purchase. 

New this year, there are Not So Spooky train rides between 5 and 6 pm for the young.

Crews Lake Haunted Trains 2016

For more information, you can go to the Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad website here.  They also have a facebook page right here.

To read about past haunted trains, click here.

Don’t forget, the Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad has Easter, Christmas and Birthday trains too.

Birthday trains on Saturdays, 8 am-12 and 1-5 pm. You can schedule a time to include the train station platform and train station picnic area; or a park shelter; and a private train and crew for 2 hours of train rides.  All info is on their website above.

This information brought to you by Toni Weidman (the big kid who loves trains) of Florida Luxury Realty.  Please check with the Gulf Central Railroad for any weather changes or information you may need. Their website has lots of info.

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Crews Lake Haunted Trains 2016

 

Crews Lake Haunted Train Rides 2015

Crews Lake Haunted Train Rides 2015

Haunted Train Rides? Yes, the list of Halloween events continues to roll along. Crews Lake Wilderness Park is in Shady Hills (The part of Spring Hill that is really in Hudson, FL). And they have the Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad,  a  7.5″ gauge railroad, one you can ride on. We’ve been on it and it’s very enjoyable even on ordinary days but on Halloween it becomes extra-ordinary. The train rides occur today, Oct. 18 and next weekend, Oct. 23, 24, 25, and on Oct. 30 from 7 pm to 10 pm.

 Crews Lake Haunted Train Rides 2015

Crews Lake Wilderness Park is just off Shady Hills Road next to the Suncoast Parkway. The kids will just love riding on these little trains – Mom and Dad can go too. There will be food and beverages available to purchase. Parking at county parks costs $2.00 per car.

Crews Lake Haunted Train Rides


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Another great Halloween event: Crews Lake Haunted Train Rides 2015

Christmas Trains Coming-Crews Lake

Christmas Trains Coming-Crews Lake 2014

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Christmas Trains will be running again at Crews Lake Wilderness Park in Spring Hill, FL. (Spring Hill/Hudson Border across from Shady Hills Rd). Presented once again by the Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad. Click here for their website.  Choo Choo!

 You will ride the 7.5 guage trains through beautiful Crews Lake Park, visit Santa’s cabin and take a picture with Santa, enjoy the beautiful return journey.  See the flyer below for dates and times.

Don’t Forget Your Camera!

Christmas Trains Coming-Crews Lake Park

Christmas Trains Coming-Crews Lake 2014

The trains wind around Crews Lake Park and you will see the train yards and the station. They also do Halloween Train Rides- watch for those in October. And don’t miss the Easter Bunny Train. (April 4, 2015).

They do this every year and each time is better than the last year.


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Christmas Trains

Crews Lake Park Halloween Train Rides

Crews Lake Park Halloween Train Rides

Crews Lake Park Halloween Train RidgesCrews Lake Park Halloween Train Rides are fun and not really scary.

The whole family can enjoy Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad Happy Halloween Train Rides. The rides are Oct 21 & 22 and Oct 28 + 29, 2011. 7pm-10pm. Adults are $5, kids $3, and under 2 are free. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Crews Lake Park Halloween Train Rides
Crews Lake Park in Pasco County-Florida has Halloween Train Ridesle-Florida in Pasco County Wilderness Park in Brooksville-Florida

You can go to their website for more info.Click the logo.

Crews Lake Park is at the top of West Pasco County on the border between Hudson and Spring Hill. Just off the Suncoast Parkway. It is a beautiful park and the trains make it even more fun.

Map of Crews Lake Wilderness Park

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 Crews Lake Park Halloween Train Rides

Christmas Train Rides -Crews Lake

Christmas Train Rides -Crews Lake 

The Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad located in Crews Lake Wilderness Park in Hudson, Florida is a 7.5″ gauge railroad that everyone can ride on. They have about 2.5 miles of track through the wilderness and the scenery is beautiful, and there’s a depot along the way. We were there a week ago and our friend Neil gave us a ride on the army train, we had a great time.This is the 2010 schedule.

Christmas Train Rides -Crews Lake

The railroad is based upon the real Orange Belt Railway. which ran from Sanford to St. Petersburg through Pasco County. The major towns on the CP&G are named for stops/stations on its route.

Central Pasco and Gulf Railroad has Christmas train rides planned 2010 (see the flyer below); the kids will love it. It’s open to the public on the second Saturday of the month. So All Aboard and take a ride.

Check out their website at  http:/cpgrr.org

Check out the pictures; click on Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad

Christmas Train Rides -Crews Lake

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 Christmas Train Rides -Crews Lake

Crews Lake Park Hudson FL

Crews Lake Park Hudson FL is the site of the Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad where last week they held a meet. This included steam trains from all over. The Railroad is a 7.5 guage railroad and is being built in the park. Kids of all ages just love this stuff. I know Craig does (me too). Check out their website for more info click here.

Crews Lake Park Hudson FL

Crews Lake Park Hudson FL

All Aboard! Crews Lake Park Hudson FL The Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad provides train rides to the public on the second Saturday of each month. Rides are available from 10 am until 4pm and take approx. 20-25 minutes round trip.

Crews Lake Wilderness Park is on the line between Hudson and Spring Hill. It is actually in the Spring Hill section of Pasco County. Right next to the Suncoast Highway. 

A donation of $1 per ride per person is suggested since the railroad gets no public funding and is building and expanding on donated funds.

Come on out and take a ride: the kids will love it! They also have birthday trains. Go to their website and check the schedule by clicking here.

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Crews Lake Park Hudson FL

Crews Lake Wilderness Park Hudson

Crews Lake Wilderness Park Hudson is home to the Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad. The Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad opens it’s train rides to the public on the second Saturday of each month.

In particular, rides happen from 10 am until 4 pm and take approx. 20-25 minutes round trip. A donation of $1 per ride per person is suggested since the railroad gets no public funding and builds and expands on donated funds. So come on out and take a ride: the kids will love it! All Aboard.

Crews Lake Wilderness Park Hudson

Crews Lake Wilderness Park Hudson

Info from  the Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad website (You can go to it by clicking the photo above): The Central Pasco & Gulf (CP&G) is a 7 1/2″ gauge railroad under construction within Pasco County’s Crews Lake Wilderness Park. The park is near Shady Hills in the north central portion of Pasco County Florida.

In fact, the railroad is based upon the Orange Belt Railway. which ran from Sanford to St. Petersburg through Pasco County. The major towns on the CP&G are named for stops/stations on its route.

CP&G is planned as a point-to-point with approximately 15,000 feet of mainline track. The phase under construction at the present time, is approximately 1,500 feet long scheduled for completion in 2010.

Find drawings of the entire railroad and this first phase on the Track Plan page of the website. For your information, the cost to park is $2.00 per Pasco County Parks.

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