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Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow-Gauge Railroad

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

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Great train ride!

This is a steam powered train. The ride is through the redwood forest. This makes a great combination. Our tour group loved this!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Victoria, Texas
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Victoria, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a steam powered train. The ride is through the redwood forest. This makes a great combination. Our tour group loved this!

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful treasure in the mountains. Fun town with little buildings. Blacksmith, general store etc. band and BBQ. And the train is a real treat. Steam train and kids... Winning.

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High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very reasonably priced attraction. Fun open air train ride up the mountain through virgin redwoods forest. 105 year old impeccably restored steam engine. The ticket puncher/narrator has enthusiasm for trains and redwoods and gives a fairly informative if slightly overwrought performance throughout. This is a don't-miss attraction if you're near Santa Cruz. Food at restaurant fair to good. Gift shop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start?! This place was so much for the entire family. From the food, staff and the train ride that we took through the redwood forest was amazing! It was about 1.5 hours through the forest and from start to end it kept the entire family memorized. The gold mining was so fun while we waited for our train... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not a "mountain" person, but this beach girl loved Roaring Camp when I was little, and going there again some decades later--it's even better! We bought tickets and a BBQ lunch online, picked up the tix from will call and ate a very tasty meal before our train ride up into the trees. The ride is narrated with redwood/logging... More 

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Winter Garden, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us went to this event in July. It was a great time. First, you can walk around the area and visit the general store. Then its off to the BBQ which was chicken, steak, beans, corn, salad and apple pie. The food was very good. Soft drinks in cans. During dinner, a country western band plays music and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't sure about the train part but wanted to see some redwoods while in California and there were just too many people when we tried to go to Muir Woods the day before. But the whole experience was quite marvelous chugging along the narrow gauge track through the woods and the staff were all very friendly. The guide who... More 

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Catalla Alicante Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic day out with plenty to do even if not particularly interested in the narrow gauge logging train. The site is quite large and is laid out as a typical western town, including a canteen and BBQ area. Some buildings/areas can be booked for private parties. The train runs to a regular time table and I believe it can... More 

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San Diego California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to see the redwoods and enjoy a train ride at the same time. The whole experience was great. The guide tour gave lots of facts of the redwoods and history of the bit of forest and great information about the steam train. Great for all ages, especially kids.

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice but tour guide never quit talking. Not necessarily about the triain. Plus the train kept blaring the horn and the guide jut kept talking.

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