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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

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Address: 56001 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623
Phone Number: 559-683-7273
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Four-mile excursion on a narrow-gauge railroad through Sierra National...

Four-mile excursion on a narrow-gauge railroad through Sierra National Forest's scenic landscape.

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Good Old Fashioned Fun

We were lucky to find out that they were still running the train over Thanksgiving weekend - even though it was SNOWING! The snow made the train ride more magical than we could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2015
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Orange County, California
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Orange County, California
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We were lucky to find out that they were still running the train over Thanksgiving weekend - even though it was SNOWING! The snow made the train ride more magical than we could have ever hoped for. The staff is very knowledge, and even let the kids up into the engine car when taking a break during the 1/2 way... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We have done lots of train tours and rides before...across the country. It happened to be snowing on our trip here and the ride through the forest was magical. The engineers and conductor were SUPER friendly and even invited kids up to the engine room. It's cold in the winter so bring your winter gear, and in the summer it... More 

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Lodi, California
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74 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

While not the best, this is a nice example of what a logging railroad was like between 1880 and 1930. The railroad runs on the original grade used when the old growth forest was clear cut over 100 years ago. The ride lasts about an hour which seems a bit short but is probably realistic for a railroad used to... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We spent a very enjoyable few hours at this attraction. It was October so not busy. Find out when the trains run. We thoroughly enjoyed the ride through beautiful forest in open carriages made of tree trunks! There is an excellent gift shop, museum and book shop. There is plenty of outdoor seating where, when asked, they didn't mind us... More 

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Thank Ruth452
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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118 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We stayed at the Narrow Gauge Inn which is just up the road from the Sugar Pine Railroad. The convenient location to the Inn and Tenaya Lodge is great. There are more hotels down the road about half an hour away. The small museum is worth a look. All staff are very friendly. Some great souvenirs inside the general store... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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177 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Who doesn't love a steam train? This attraction is great fun for adults and children. Take the steam train ride down to the picnic area, ride in a carriage or on a fake log. Get a bit of a history lesson thrown in at the same time. They also have something called a Jenny Train, not really sure about that,... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We stumbled upon this activity and were pleasantly surprised. The food was OK, but you don't really go for the food. The 4 entertainers were so down home and friendly...fun camp songs around the fire. Plus we even "howled" at the full moon!

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Thank WildBrit2015
Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We called into the Sugar Pine railroad and it was a really pleasant ride through the forest with narration about the history. Good relaxed morning with ride on an old train with clear views of the woods around

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St Louis
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88 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We took a beautiful drive up to the railroad on the South side of Yosemite. The old steam engine wowed the kids (and adults, too). We sat in the open back on the log seats and enjoyed the ride. The conductor was very informative about the trees, mountains, and the logging company that this all had belonged to. The kids... More 

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San Diego, California
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65 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

If you like to experience a ride through the forest on a train, this is the line to take. The ride is about 1 hour on a Steam Engine-cog driven, narrow gauge rail traveling on tracks through a former logging trail. Originally used by logging companies that denuded the entire forest of its virgin timber. What is now seen is... More 

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