Desert Breeze Railroad

660 North Desert Breeze Blvd E, Chandler, AZ 85226


The Desert Breeze Railroad is a historic railroad that operates off I-10 in Chandler. The excursion train was built by the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific railroads, and was used to haul freight until the 1990s. Today, it's open for tours on weekends from March through November. You can choose between an hour tour or a two-hour tour of the line. If you're looking for something new to do with family or friends, this might be just what you need!

There are five cars in total that you can ride in: four of which have been converted into passenger carriages each with its own historical artifacts; one has been left as a decommissioned steam locomotive! Tours begin at the Desert Breeze Railroad Museum where you're given instructions about how things work before heading out onto the tracks--don't forget to bring your camera!

  • You get to ride in a working steam locomotive!
  • Visit the different eras of America's history while riding through beautiful

Arizona landscapes.

  • Get up close and personal with historic artifacts both inside the cars and

on-site at the museum.

  • Take home memories that will last a lifetime!

A Guide to Arizona's Miniature Railroads: The Desert Breeze Park Railroad

Located on the outskirts of Chandler, Arizona is a serene oasis known as Desert Breeze Park. An urban fishing lake provides hours of entertainment for those who have come to fish while children and adults alike enjoy playing on the equipment in their leisure time. For some lighthearted fun, visitors can take an approximately 7 minute train ride around five minutes worth of track that will give them views from different scenery points along the way with minimal fees attached-a fantastic deal!

  • Fun for the whole family
  • Children are welcomed and given enough things to keep them satisfied
  • A serene oasis
  • 7 minute train ride around the park with beautiful views of nature
  • Family friendly environment

The track is a "dogbone and loop design" that crosses a 25 foot trestle, follows the contour of an urban fishing lake before circling around a grassy knoll at end of the dogbone. After retracing its steps along the lake and over the trestle, The train travels through tunnels disguised as old west mining towns with some playground equipment nearby on it's way to just crossing two impressive 150-foot long bridges in order to get back onto the loading platform where passengers can await their next adventure.

For years, the train at Desert Breeze Park was popular among park visitors. Suddenly one day it just disappeared without any warning and everyone was left wondering where they went. According to a handwritten note on an old post that served as the only notice of closure, company J&E Enterprises filed for bankruptcy in 2011 leaving many people angry about not being able to ride their favorite attraction anymore or find out why exactly this happened when there are no other rides or attractions around!

The Desert Breeze Park had a train concession until 2004, when it was closed to the public. In 2017 Bill Capell purchased and re-opened this station with his three other locations in Arizona; Freestone Park, Enchanted Island Express Station and Daisy Mountain Railroad.

Desert Breeze Park is a unique place for children and adults alike! The park has designated runs throughout the day, so you can spend your time in peace with nature or do some running of your own. Keep an eye on their website to find out when they are open- it's always changing depending on the season!

Desert Breeze Railroad offers plenty of space to enjoy yourself surrounded by natural beauty that will take away all worries from life as you know it. They offer different hours during certain days each week; check them out at www/desertbreezeparkrailroad/. It changes based off what month we're in due to weather conditions like snowfall and rain levels, but one thing remains constant: Desert Breeze.

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A Wonderful Park

Desert Breeze Park has tons of kid-friendly parks, but Desert Breeze and the railroad are definitely a cut above. The railroad is so fun for kids to enjoy, with such an awesome carousel that visitors can reserve time on! The park also features plenty of other entertaining activities like kiddie slides or even covered picnic areas perfect for family reunions... you'll just have to come see it yourself:

  • Exciting attractions for kids
  • Ample space to enjoy the outdoors
  • Play areas for children of all ages• Plenty of delicious food options

Desert Breeze Park is the perfect place to have a kid's birthday party! You get your own host that will be able to keep an eye on all of the little munchkins running around. There are so many awesome things for them to play with, like the playground and splash pad as well as train rides. It's great if you're looking for some ideas about where kids 3-6 should celebrate their big day!

All of these wonderful attractions are located just a short distance from our offices located at 1447 West Elliot Road #103 in Gilbert! Stop by for a visit anytime!

With an astonishingly strong sense of community and rich heritage, Gilbert is the perfect place to visit. If you’re looking for somewhere new that can offer great food, live music, and exciting art happenings while still maintaining its small-town charm then this should be your next destination. Come join us in Gilbert Arizona!

  • The Arizona Boardwalk - Home of America's Most Thrilling Ride!
  • Arizona Falls: Nature's Timeless Charm
  • The Rose Garden At MCC
  • Chandler Museum
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona
  • Butterfly Wonderland
  • The Science of Ripley’s Believe it or Not!
  • Desert Breeze Railroad
  • Dobbins Lookout

All of these wonderful attractions are located just a short distance from our offices located at 1447 West Elliot Road #103 in Gilbert! Stop by for a visit anytime!

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