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Niles Canyon Railway

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6 Kilkare Rd, Niles Station, Fremont, CA
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Nice relaxing ride through the woods

I took my elderly parents on a ride. Tehy enjoyed it loots--no walking opern air, woods and... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
Milpitas_traveller
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Milpitas, California
Wonderful Christmas Adventure for the whole family or a Special Anniversary

November 21 was the opening day of the beautiful Niles Canyon Christmas train. The train is 1/2... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2017
584shirleya
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Fremont
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6 Kilkare Rd, Niles Station, Fremont, CA
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

I took my elderly parents on a ride. Tehy enjoyed it loots--no walking opern air, woods and countryside, narrow canyons, bird, creeks, nature--very pleasant ride

1  Thank Milpitas_traveller
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

November 21 was the opening day of the beautiful Niles Canyon Christmas train. The train is 1/2 mile long and every car is decorated differently. Santa comes to visit and you can walk thru each car from front to back to see all the decorations....More

Thank 584shirleya
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

The Nile's Canyon Historic Railroad, Is a antique Steam Locomotive and antique passenger cars to Sunol, where it takes a 15 minute break. Many people get a quick snack, then it is off to the return trip to Nile's.. The scenery through Nile's Canyon is...More

Thank William S
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Catch the train in Sunol for a truly spectacular trip through Niles Canyon to the Fremont neighborhood of Niles. This is a wonderful excursion for adults as well as families. Plan enough time to disembark in Niles, a quaint district with a variety of antique...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

The train is an old fashioned train with pretty views. There are some indoor coaches and some outdoor coaches. It travels through a canyon so you see lots of trees and some wildlife. There is one restroom on the train and at certain times of...More

Thank Profnew
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

A few times a year Niles Railway offers a Wine Train. We traveled from Sunol to Niles and back again. Tasted excellent wines, learned about wines, admired beautiful scenery and met some wonderful volunteers! Very relaxing! Will definitely do this one again!!

Thank Jeannine S
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Not too much to explore if you ever sit in old trains or particularly you are from india, then you will not like this ride too much.

Thank Ankur C
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

We purchased the annual membership after seeing how much our toddler enjoyed the ride. We plan to go there on as many Sundays as possible. The ride is peaceful, since kiddo is mesmerized by the movement, whistles, bells and the views. The crew on board...More

1  Thank Ninaad D
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

Caught the train in Sunol for a Sunday ride with family. Parking in Sunol was easy, we carried on our lunch and purchased drinks onboard. We sat in an open car with a canopy for that perfect blend of being outdoors, but with shade. We...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Loved the decorations, Santa came by for pictures if you wanted with him and the staff were awesome.

Thank eportuguesa
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