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Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow-Gauge Railroad

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Address: 5401 Graham Hill Rd, Felton, CA 95018
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A train ride into a private redwood stand.

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Mountains above & Beach below.

Hop aboard for another Train Ride. Just had to do one more Steam Train again. After our completion in 2001 of the 50-State Quest we headed towards the 3 cities of Carmel... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Kelseyville, California
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Kelseyville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hop aboard for another Train Ride. Just had to do one more Steam Train again. After our completion in 2001 of the 50-State Quest we headed towards the 3 cities of Carmel & Monterey with the first stop being in Santa Cruz. We read about this before we took off and knew where we were going. You can make reservations... More 

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Felton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The quaint setting with a western theme staged town takes you back to the gold rush era. Snack bar and occasional BBQ meals served at picnic tables. Buy a ticket to ride the train down to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and back for $70 bucks or a shorter trip around the redwood park for about $30. There are special occasion... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views of the redwoods, interesting history of the forest and very cool steam engine train ride with switchbacks, steep grades and a bridge!

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Thank Lisa W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Took a train ride with family and friends. Everyone had fun. My 1-1/2 year old daughter had a blast. Nothing but smiles. The tour was informative and it was nice getting some history on the area. We will defenatly take the train again. Hopefully next time we can catch the train to the boardwalk.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

We really enjoyed the trip into the redwoods on the train. The staff was very knowledgeable and keep us interested in the details of the history of the railroad.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Fun experience with very good information given on ride. Lasted about 1 1/2 hours. Recommend to anyone who likes trains

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Northfield, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

1 1/2 hour ride up and down the Redwood forest. Beautiful ride and informative narration. Highly recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We took a family trip to this steam engine railroad through the Redwoods. My whole family really enjoyed their time. The trip was full of educational information and very informative. There is a cafeteria type eating establishment on the grounds in case you are wondering of timing with the ride and meals.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

If you like trains and redwoods, this is the place for you. They have 3 friendly cats that hang out around the general store. The train ride is about 1.5 hrs including a 15 min stop at the top of bear mountain. Very enjoyable!

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West Chester, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This turned into the most boring 1 1/2 hours we have ever spent. A slooooow ride through the forest, a long stop at the top of a hill, then backwards the same way we came. We were promised commentary on the ride, and looked forward to receiving info about the camp, the train, the trees we were seeing, etc. Instead,... More 

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