Few People Know About This Incredible Garden Railroad Right Here In South Carolina

Editor’s Note: The following garden railroad at Spartanburg Community College has been removed by the college. Visitors to the location cited below will no longer find this G scale model train garden.

Garden, or G scale, railroads are cropping up in various public places throughout the South and are becoming all the rage with the general public as we discover all the joys model rail enthusiasts have known all along. Most G scale train owners place their gardens in their own back yard, and for that reason they’re not open to the public. However, many people don’t realize there is an outdoor garden railroad that is open to the public in South Carolina and it’s pretty spectacular.

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The garden train at Spartanburg Community college runs Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It’s located outside the library on the main campus. The main campus is located at 107 Community College Dr., Spartanburg, SC 29303.

For more railfanning activities in the Palmetto State, take a look at this train-themed road trip featuring a variety of train-oriented attractions to visit!