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In 1905, E. H. Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad, traveled through Yellowstone National Park to meet with officials from the Northern Pacific Railroad. Enjoy a guided tour of West Yellowstone's Union Pacific Railroad Historic District. and museum.   A museum attendant will lead you through the district, which includes stops at the 1908 Depot, the 1925 Dining Lodge.  Accompanying us will be author and railroad historian Thornton Waite.

Sign up for the afternoon bike ride on nine miles on the Yellowstone Shortline Rail Trail adjacent to West Yellowstone.  This paved trail has just opened and features several interpretive panels about the railroad that ran to West Yellowstone.  An all day event or half day with the museum or bike ride. The morning tour is limited to 30 participants and has an $8 per person fee.  The afternoon bike tour has no limit.