Sherean Miller, with her two children, Seaton and Kennedy, came all the way from Arlington to ride the train Saturday morning. They come to the park often and love riding the train and the carousel.
Photo by Jennifer Kaye/The Connection
On Saturday, May 5, children and parents eagerly lined up for the opening of the new trackless train at Clemyjontri Park in McLean. The updated train has four brightly colored passenger cars, and can hold adults and children of all ages. The train makes two loops around the park each ride, and tickets can be purchased for $3. The train operates from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on weekends from now through Memorial Day, and then Labor Day weekend through October. The train will run 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on weekdays starting Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. There are 30-minute breaks throughout the day and timing varies; however, you can call ahead to find out the train schedule for the day. For more information about Clemyjontri Park, visit https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/clemyjontri