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See California’s towering redwood trees from two historic railroads. Ride steam trains to Bear Mountain or Beach Trains to Santa Cruz. Visit an 1880s logging town located in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. Between San Francisco and Monterey...more
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Our family went to Felton for the Redwood tour on the steam train. The train we had had an awning, so you could only see the bottoms of the trees and the other people on the trains you were facing. And due to safely rules,...More
We went for the steam train ride through the redwoods and were not disappointed with that experience.
We were there when they had a Thomas train event for kids and the place was very busy but we still had no trouble getting around.
We went here for an afternoon ride early fall. As there are multiple options, we chose to go with the Steam Train through the Redwoods which, we felt, would be exciting for our 2 year old as well as interesting and educative for us as...More
A ride on a steam train was on my bucket list. This has to be the best one anywhere. The ride takes you through the redwood forest. These trees are some of nature's greatest wonders. The wonderful smell of the trees alone was worth the...More
We attended the Moonlight Dinner Party and were very disappointed. The grounds were all uneven dirt and that's perfectly fine during the day. But we were there at night and the grounds are poorly lit. I tripped (twice) and I saw several others trip as...More
Roaring camp is a cute place to visit. The parking fee is $10 per car. Walking into Roaring Camp across the old bridge kind of feels like you’re stepping back into time. We came just for the train ride but walked around a little. There’s...More
The steam engine ride was fun for the family. It takes you around thru the redwood trees of Bear Mountain. The only con is that the price of the ride is expensive in my opinion. 3 adults and a kid cost $120 for an hr...More
Really enjoyable trip on a beautiful sunny day up through the redwoods to top of Bear Mountain on a great little steam train. Some open carriages, some with a cover and one enclosed one. Great commentary and a short stop at the top of the...More
Response from skyedalmt | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest catching the train in Santa Cruz to Roaring Camp and then taking the train back. However, I guess it all depends on the number of people in your group. If you take the train, you won't regret it. My son loved... More
I would suggest catching the train in Santa Cruz to Roaring Camp and then taking the train back. However, I guess it all depends on the number of people in your group. If you take the train, you won't regret it. My son loved it.
Response from indymel2018 | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend it. It is a bumpy ride and a lil crowded. It really just a time to appreciate the amazing beauty of the forest and take it all in. Eating would distract from that and might disrupt the other guests... More
I would not recommend it. It is a bumpy ride and a lil crowded. It really just a time to appreciate the amazing beauty of the forest and take it all in. Eating would distract from that and might disrupt the other guests. There is a campground and nice areas to eat before or after the ride. Enjoy!