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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

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Address: 56001 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623-9701
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Four-mile excursion on a narrow-gauge railroad through Sierra National...

Four-mile excursion on a narrow-gauge railroad through Sierra National Forest's scenic landscape.

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Wow a Steam Train then it's off to Yosemite. At this time in our lives we really didn't get our 50-State Quest in full gear just yet. Here in our home state of California it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kelseyville, California
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Kelseyville, California
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow a Steam Train then it's off to Yosemite. At this time in our lives we really didn't get our 50-State Quest in full gear just yet. Here in our home state of California it was our second state that would take us at least another 16 years to really explore it. We did go to Yosemite four times over... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our time at the Sugar Pine Railroad. Our conductor and tour narrator Randy was very informative and had told great stories about the history of the railroad. It's also a great place to get good pics up close of the trains.

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The ride was fairly short with a few problems along the way. The microphone system kept shutting down.

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Just the sound of the approaching train was enough! Round the corner it appeared whistling, snorting and puffing clouds of steam. After watching the engine shunt to connect to the other end of the train, we clambered aboard into open carriages. The forest is magnificent and not lessened by the pouring rain. Those sitting on the sides were drenched. Regardless... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

First activity of the Yosemite trip. One hour ride through forest. Open carts so dress warm during winter. Good photo ops.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We wanted to make some great memories for some of our grandsons so we took them on the Moonlight Special in October. We all learned interesting information from the gentleman who helped them pan for gold. Then we enjoyed the yummy dinner and the unique train ride. The campfire experience was really a highlight--the musicians were engaging and entertaining. We... More 

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west yorks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We thought we had missed the chance to go on this steam Railway as we had to leave at lunchtime.we were delighted to find that Josh complete with his red suspenders was more than happy to turn out in the little engine.it was very exciting. We went quite fast as he turned up the speed.it was quite bumpy but exciting... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Not made to feel welcome, confusing directions (orders) given by staff, with one person saying yes and the other no. Only after a few photos, but when walking up the side of the railway well clear of the tracks, all we got was hand signals from a non-communicative local. Not made to feel welcome, which is a shame for what... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is very unique experience to be able to ride a historic train through a forest. Located right off Highway 41 in Fish Camp. Very close to the city of Oakhurst. The ride lasts about an hour with a brief stop halfway through this round trip.

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San Jose
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We arrived at 9.30 am for the steam train ride to start at 10.00 am. They have a gift shop, museum, and a book store to browse in while waiting! We lined up in front different cars and then began boarding. They took us on the back roads and explained about the different trees. The trees are so tall their... More 

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