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Address: 4241 Mother Lode Dr., Shingle Springs, CA 95667
Phone Number: 530 621 5865
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Gold Rail Discoveries

feel like part of history while discovering pastural scenery and natural geological wonders where miwok tribes settled gold transported and loggers abound- vintage westerns come... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

feel like part of history while discovering pastural scenery and natural geological wonders where miwok tribes settled gold transported and loggers abound- vintage westerns come alive Seating is limited but lots of fun

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great place to take a quick diversion off the highway for. I wasn't sure what to expect but we all piled onto the two cars and bumped off down the line. Don't expect views of the Grand Canyon..this is all about the experience of what it would be like if you worked on the rails. Our driver was terrific and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Wonderful , like a very special escape. Reach back in time when things were slower and more peaceful. View California as it might have been during the Gold Rush! Afterward visit the many local wineries or Old Town Placerville for the antiques. This railroad is sponsored by the local museum. Fare is $5.00 for people above nine years of age... More 

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