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Roaring Camp Railroad Train Ride

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Roaring Camp Railroad Train Ride in Santa Cruz, California

When visiting Santa Cruz or Felton, take a ride on the Roaring Camp Railroad Train. The train takes passengers from Felton to Santa Cruz Beach via the Beach Train which ends at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Many people start this ride in Santa Cruz where the train ride begins right on Beach Street. This is one of two Roaring Camp Railroads. The other route meanders through the forest on Bear Mountain with big redwood trees all around.

This is one of the oldest and most historic lines in California providing an authentic experience that takes you back in time. Located at Roaring Camp five miles east of Scotts Valley in Felton, the route opened in 1875 and was designed to carry picnickers and tourists to the Big Trees and Santa Cruz. Today‚Äôs Beach Trains travel through Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, down the scenic San Lorenzo River Gorge, across a 1909 steel truss bridge, and through an 1875 tunnel before arriving at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A round trip excursion takes three hours and isn’t expensive.

While some believe the Beach Train is the ultimate experience, steam train narrow-gauge excursions to Bear Mountain are equally popular. Roaring Camp’s steam engines date from 1890 and are among the oldest and most authentically preserved narrow-gauge steam engines. Travel over trestles, through towering redwood groves and up a winding narrow-gauge grade to the summit of Bear Mountain where you can exit the train to stand in a redwood grove.

Address
5401 Graham Hill Rd
Felton, CA 95018
Phone
831.335.4484
URL
Website


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