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Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow-Gauge Railroad

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Address: 5401 Graham Hill Rd, Felton, CA 95018-9745
Phone Number: 831-335-4484
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A train ride into a private redwood stand.

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Super fan for you and your kids! Very friendly helpful staff, big parking lot. Camp has restaurant, shop and place which tables and playground. Amazing performance! You need... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Helen T
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Walnut Creek, California
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Walnut Creek, California
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super fan for you and your kids! Very friendly helpful staff, big parking lot. Camp has restaurant, shop and place which tables and playground. Amazing performance! You need sweater and water, because train rides through the woods and mountains.

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Felton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Summer's great music festivals, rides on the train through our amazing Redwoods down to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk to all of the Fall and Winter Holiday events including Christmas on the Train - this is one stop not to be missed!!! Visitors and locals alike (like me) spend a great deal of time at Roaring Camp as the history... More 

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Aptos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun trip that every two year-old boy should experience once. The old engine is cool, the cars are open but comfortable but kids get bored after the first few minutes.

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Thank Steve1066
Fallbrook, Ca
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riding this old steam engine thru the redwoods is a ride not to be missed. This is good place to have a party or wedding. Lots of opportunities to have fun and lots of things to do. Nice recreation or banquet facility inside or out.

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Thank 658ron
California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Steam Train through the redwood forest was amazing!! It's definitely a fun experience and fun for all ages. You can purchase the tickets online with options of including the BBQ meals ( Pork ribs, chicken, hot dog, burger plates with side dishes and drink) or buy the tickets and meals when you get there. From Montereys fishermans warf it... More 

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Thank Dee Q
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed the ride. 29$ each 3 or so hours of relaxing on the rails. Who doesn't enjoy a train ride? Get out and do it all!

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Thank Donna D
Madisonville, LA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old steam engine locomotive ride through redwood forest. Beautiful trees. 11/2 hour round trip just enough especially for kids. Open air rail cars

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Thank JimR459
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

The hour and a half train ride through the Santa Cruz mountains is worth the money. A 100 year old steam engine pulling the open train cars is so cool.The train noises and sight seeing is awsome.Mountains and hudge parks, we got the all package.Felt like i was 10 again. Just great.

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Thank americoteixeira
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The wife and I have always been a fan of Roaring Camp railroads, so we decided to take a trip to the big tree railroad.. The trip was fantastic including the stop on top of Bear Mountain before our return trip back to Roaring Camp. Roaring Camp itself is well-kept, the general store, the snack shop, restrooms, are all very... More 

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Thank Dave L
San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

I visited this place for "Day out with Thomas" event in August 2016. The Thomas train ride was nice. It took around half n hour. There was a separate queue for taking pictures with the Thomas train engine & few character like "Sir Topham Hatt". Apart from this main attraction there were few other events/activities like face painting, bubble area,... More 

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