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Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow-Gauge Railroad

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Address: P.O. Box G-1, Felton, CA 95018
Phone Number: 831-335-4484
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/train
Description: A train ride into a private redwood stand.

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Beautiful ride through the redwoods!

The train ride was pleasant, but the star of the show had to be the beautiful redwood forests we were able to see and enjoy. I visited this site years ago with my child's school... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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San Luis Obispo, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This narrow gauge railroad takes you on a one hour trip in open cars through a majestic old growth redwood forest in Northern California. On our train all of their rail cars, except one, had canvas sunscreen canopies stretched over the seating. (There is no sunshine in the depths of a redwood forest.) Unless you just want to see only... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

The train ride was pleasant, but the star of the show had to be the beautiful redwood forests we were able to see and enjoy. I visited this site years ago with my child's school class and there seemed like a lot more to do than this time. I missed the extra activities!

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Ben Lomond, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The Steam Train Ride is a favorite of our guests that stay at the Ben Lomond Bungalow. The event planner ia always busy, there are weddings, christmas light tours, redwood to beach boardwalk rides, and just the old fashioned mountain climb to the picnic grounds where you might witness a hold up, or civil war battle.

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Went on a gorgeous saturday and it's like a little old western town, they even do old time antique photos there. Fun place for any age really, tons of families, couples old and young. Took the steam train through the redwoods for $27 and it lasted a little over an hour and fifteen minutes, even had a small wedding going,... More 

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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

nice for all ages, good location for photographers fun day, only drawback to me the train that goes to Santa Cruz is only weekends and your only in Santa Cruz an hour, if its summer vacation you wouldn't have time to do much in Santa Cruz if the train ride is the main thing then its OK, price is kind... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

If you lack a sense of history, then this is not the place to find excitement. It is, though, an opportunity to go back in time riding a very unique piece of 1800's history at a very slow pace. I was as giddy as a child riding this beautiful piece of historical travel for the first time of my life.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Ride a steam train through the amazing redwoods at Felton, CA near Santa Cruz and you will want to go back again and again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I went with my mom, during memorial day. Ride was very pleasant, and relaxing, Bonus was the memorial day acts and props !

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Weve been before with a large group over the summer. This time the weather was perfect. The property and the whole experience is great. I would recommend this to anyone visiting the area. The 1 1/2 hour steam engine trip is just the right amount of time to see the redwoods and learn about the steam train.

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Felton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a Great spot to take a Steam Train ride through the Redwood Forest or catch a train to the Beach Boardwalk. What Fun we always have. The Dinner and Country dance parties are the best! Bring Friends to share is a world class country event.

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Additional Information about Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow-Gauge Railroad

Address: Address: P.O. Box G-1, Felton, CA 95018
Phone Number: 831-335-4484
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Felton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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