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Temporarily closed for the season, re-opening April 9, 2022.

We are currently upgrading our ticketing system for 2022. Please check back for more information early Spring.

Frequently Asked Questions

A general admission ticket includes a ride behind one of our historic narrow-gauge steam locomotives, live Wild West-themed entertainment, the Deer Park Zoo, classic amusement rides, and panning for gold. Additional expenses are food and retail-related including animal feed, gem mining, arcade games, souvenirs, the penny press, and all food venues. Parking is always free.

All ticket prices include 6.75% NC Admission Tax and parking is free! The only additional fees you may incur would be a $2.00 processing fee per ticket if you order your tickets by phone.

No, children age 2 and under are always free at Tweetsie Railroad.

Most daytime special events are included in a daily ticket, the only exceptions are Letterland® and Day Out With Thomas™.

No, Ghost Train® and Tweetsie Christmas® are separate events from our daytime operations and require a ticket for a specified date and train ride time.

Yes, if you have to leave the park, stop by the Ticket Office for a same-day pass.

We offer discounts for general admission tickets for AAA Members, Active Military, and Active North Carolina State Employees along with their immediate family. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Ticket Office with a valid ID to receive the discount.

Please note: There are NO discounts available for Day Out With Thomas™, Ghost Train®, or Tweetsie Christmas®.

Cash, debit, and credit (American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover) are accepted forms of payment throughout the park.