2021 Rail-Bike Adventures & Rail Bike Adventure Advanced Extended Excursion

– 1 Railroad Ave. Essex, CT 06426 –

8 Mile Round Trip Adventure over moderate terrain

Friday – Sunday: September 11 – October 31

NOTE LOCATION: 1 Railroad Ave. Essex, CT 06426

Two Seat Bike: Accommodates 2 people $75.00

Four Seat Bike: Accommodates 2,3 or 4 people $125.00

COSTS ARE PER BIKE, THERE ARE NO PER PERSON FEES

Ticket = Rail Bike (not individual person)

  • All riders must be able to walk and be at least 8 years old.
  • Minimum height is 48″.
  • Maximum weight is 250 pounds (per rider).
  • No infants or canines are permitted on rail bikes
  • No discount for single riders.
  • You may enjoy your time at Essex Station and aboard the Rail Bikes, unmasked, as long as you are fully vaccinated. If you have not yet completed your vaccination process, we require that you remain masked during boarding and de-boarding. Employees who are fully vaccinated will not be wearing masks.
  • Please practice 6 feet social distancing
  • Wash hands frequently
  • If you feel ill please do not arrive for your reservation and notify us via telephone or email
  • One rider per rail bike must be at least 18 years old
  • Dress for the weather. Closed toed shoes are required. Please bring water or other non-alcoholic drinks.

All passengers are required to fill out a rail bike participant release of liability and assumption of risk agreement prior to receiving their boarding passes. Riders should be capable of bicycling recumbently for 70 minutes at moderate exertion.

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9 Mile Round Trip Advanced Extended Adventure over difficult terrain

Saturday – Sunday: September 11 – October 24 @ 8:30 am

NOTE LOCATION: 1 Railroad Ave. Essex, CT 06426

Two Seat Bike: Accommodates 2 people $100.00

Four Seat Bike: Accommodates 2,3 or 4 people $150.00

COSTS ARE PER BIKE, THERE ARE NO PER PERSON FEES

Ticket = Rail Bike (not individual person)

Pedal a Rail-Bike for a 9 mile round trip adventure from Essex Station in Essex CT north through the Lower Connecticut River Valley and along the CT River to Chester CT and return all while enjoying the stunning New England summer/fall weather. (Exact Route may be altered.). This is an advanced excursion as there are moderate inclines to pedal up and all bikes MUST KEEP PACE with the employee led pilot car.

(Round Trip takes approximately 90-120 minutes)

Rail bikes run rain, light snow or shine. Company reserves the right to delay, postpone, or cancel due to extreme weather forecasts/situations

As a moderately strenuous, outdoor, open-air activity, you may be exposed to certain risks on this Rail-Bike adventure. 
You further understand that you are responsible for following instructions for safe use of the rail bikes as provided by the Company and/or its employees, and that you are responsible for damages or injuries caused by  failing to follow such instructions for safe operation.

Parking and Boarding location is 1 Railroad Ave. Essex, CT 06426.Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your Pedal Time.  After parking, follow signs located along the platform to the Rail Bike area. Restrooms are located on your way to the Rail Bike area on the left side of the yellow station building. Please report directly to the Blue Tent for Check-In. We ask that you please do not go directly to the Rail Bike Area without first checking in. A mask is mandatory at all times while on the property except while riding the bike as long as you keep acceptable social distance between other riders and pedestrians along the line. There are no walk up reservations; reservation must be made in advance.

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