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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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9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Activities: Group tours/train
Description: 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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A Wonderful Experience

This was a great 1 hour train ride on a historic Shea train. You can just see the loggers of the past at work on the mountain! It was fun & just the right amount of time. I loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was a great 1 hour train ride on a historic Shea train. You can just see the loggers of the past at work on the mountain! It was fun & just the right amount of time. I loved it!

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Alicante, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The idea is great and the educational benefits for children were good too but we found it a bit boring. The various exhibits around the station were ok and run by volunteers I suppose but one guy was a bit abrupt and obviously didn't like kids much! The little shop was super and the hot chocolate on a cold day... More 

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DeLancey, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been on a lot of tourist rides and this one was very nice, about an hour long and goes through some very nice and cool wooded parts of the forest just outside Yosemite. My husband and I were just a couple but it would be great for kids and groups. The staff was friendly and very informative.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Did this 20 years ago. Was fun again but seemed to be shorter with less info this time. However, how can you beat a steam engine going backwards?

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Ventura, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We took our 4 children on the moonlight special. It was cute and hookey, but they loved it and still talk about it.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Little guys will thrill to the REAL train and the engine ride. You can't beat steam for historic visuals! Don't miss the train music CDs in the gift shop, helps you recall the train.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

great activity for the whole family, 3 and 7 year old loved it, so did I. right amount of time, a very fun trip back in time .

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Our boys of 4 & 7 love a rail road trip, and a visit up the mountain on a steam train was always going to be a winner! Its a trip back in time to learn the history of Yosemite and logging, the guides are knowledgeable and friendly. There a little café and a great gift shop. I recommend sitting... More 

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La Quinta, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

On your way to Yosemite on Highway 49 make a stop along the way at the Sugar Pine Railroad in the town of Fish Camp. It is a great way to get a little history of California and it's logging industry in the early years in California. The commentary along a small portion of the train route goes into detail... More 

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Livingston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We just missed the steam engine trip however they do have an alternative engine that takes you on the same route. The driver was clever and definitely enjoys his job! This was a pleasant trip and we were able to bring our small dog with us even though not "in the rules", more than one employee encouraged us to take... More 

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Additional Information about Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

Address: Address: 56001 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623
Phone Number: 559-683-7273
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fish Camp
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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