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Folkston Funnel Train Viewing Platform

Main St., Folkston, GA 31537
+1 912-496-2536
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46 Trains in 1 day

We went for Folkston Railwatch 2017 and we saw 46 trains! I film trains for my Youtube channel... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Roly82
via mobile
A Train Lovers Paradise

45 trains per day pass through Folkston. Good for close up viewing, bring a chair, camera and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Skip R
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Gainesville, Florida
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Main St., Folkston, GA 31537
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for Folkston Railwatch 2017 and we saw 46 trains! I film trains for my Youtube channel, RailROL82. We saw the Amtrak Auto Train, Silver Star, Silver Meteor, CSX Coal Trains, Double stack intermodals, BNSF, Auto Rack trains, mixed freight, night trains, and even...More

Thank Roly82
Reviewed 1 week ago

45 trains per day pass through Folkston. Good for close up viewing, bring a chair, camera and a cool drink. You can watch from the viewing platform and the train station across the tracks

Thank Skip R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Platform is show signs of ware and tare. There is a donation can there. Please drop a $10 or at least a$5 bill in. Where else can you watch trains that close for any price? Restrooms close by are ok. Chairs and picnic are are...More

Thank MSTL1149
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Recently spent some time at the viewing platform in Folkston from April 10th thru the 12th. I like this little town and the local people seem to be very friendly. On this visit the weather was beautiful. 50's at night and around 80 by day....More

1  Thank Dane1966
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We visited the interesting train museum in the quaint, small town of Folkston, GA. recently. It's like going back it time & a train watcher's dream.

2  Thank Cherie L
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to watch trains that come out of Florida going north or out of the north going south into Florida!

Thank Dianne R
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I don't usually go in for trains, but hubs is a huge fan. He was a little disappointed with the frequency of the trains, but there is no end of other train enthusiasts to talk with and compare notes. The platform is covered, which is...More

Thank Rentongal2
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

How many towns do you know that have a platform just for watching trains pass? The town of Folkston has one and it is very convenient to travelers driving down to Florida. It is just over from highway 301 right beside the double tracks that...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We didn't expect a whole lot but our two-hour round trip would have been a total waste if we had not had such a great lunch. After an hour we wondered if we were in the wrong place because we had not seen a single...More

Thank Larry3028
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

What else could l possibly say you haven't already seen. While my son is a complete railfan I am new to this. This is our second trip to Folkston for a great time together. What struck me last year and again on this trip is...More

1  Thank Alan B
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