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Tehachapi Loop

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Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, Tehachapi, CA
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The Tehachapi Loop is truly a marvel. It's fun to watch the trains double over on themselves. My... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tehachapi, California
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Took a mornin ride and was lucky enough to see a train go by because you never know how long you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
California City, California
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Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, Tehachapi, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tehachapi Loop is truly a marvel. It's fun to watch the trains double over on themselves. My kids were fascinated it when they were younger. The trains are very frequent. The parking situation can get a little hairy, though!

Thank paramagic63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a mornin ride and was lucky enough to see a train go by because you never know how long you will have to stay there to catch one. She thought it was an awesome site to see.

Thank ElizabethCCC
Reviewed June 14, 2017

I was expecting to see more but the views from the road limit the sightline to actually see the train entering or leaving the tunnel. Actually saw more from interstate but there is no pullout to view the trains. Maybe I was spoiled by one...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Several years ago, my husband and I camped along the tracks at the Tehachapi Loop - it was GREAT! Freight trains all night long - best birthday in a while. Now we stop by on the way to Olancha, CA, for Thanksgiving with the family.

Thank kris s
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I am a motorcycle rider and whenever I am taking someone new out on the back of my bike I like taking them on this road to see how well they manage in the turns. It is a short ride, and I would rather be...More

Thank Diane G
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

An engineering feat that has withstood more than a century. We were lucky enough to arrive just as a train was approaching. Watching & then reading the history on the plaque was so interesting.

Thank Helen L
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

My house actually is directly located above the loop. I can see it from my balcony. It's beautiful. When we heard there was a plaque and small hike to see it closer, we were in! What a difference it is up close. The plaque was...More

1  Thank Kristy F
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Even if you are not a real train buff this is a must see in the area. It's incredibly that in the late 1800's, and trying to figure out how to get these heavy trains through that this idea was hatched. The train winds around...More

Thank MrsPickle
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

After driving this way and that through beautiful scenery came to a great observation point. Got situated in some lawn chairs and didn't have to wait long for the first train to come through and marvel us with the great engineering feet of the loop.

Thank J L
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We were there 3 minutes before a train came through. Heard to explain what it is but seeing the train makes it all crystal clear!

Thank kim r
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Michiko T
December 31, 2016|
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Response from Hello T | Reviewed this property |
Hello there That is a very good question to ask. If my memory is correct they are on the hour. The one we saw was a long freight train so you get a chance to see it. The other place you can see trains in a more comfortable... More
October 22, 2016|
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Response from Hello T | Reviewed this property |
Hi there you need to take the 58E exit on 139 towards Kreme, then on to woodford Techapi road and then left on Brooke road Hope this helps
Ester J
March 26, 2015|
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Response from vintagetrailer | Reviewed this property |
The Tehatchapee Loop is a railroad feature and not a hotel. So, no meals except for those you pack in your car.