Step back in time and ride on a real steam engine at Roaring Camp Railroads, which offers narrow gauge train rides through the forest and on the beach in the Santa Cruz area, starting from Felton, CA. These fantastic trains date from the 1890s and are some of the oldest and most well preserved narrow gauge steam engines providing passenger service in the United States.
Chug your way to the top of Bear Mountain on a Roaring Camp railroad trip through spectacular groves of towering redwoods. Travel over trestles and through steep switchbacks as conductors tell the story of the railroad, which was used to haul logs out of the mountains over a century ago. Immerse yourself amidst giant redwoods on an iron road and experience a Santa Cruz railway that has stood the test of time at Roaring Camp Railroads.
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Roaring Camp Railroad offers two trips to explore the Santa Cruz railway and tunnels, the Redwood Forest Steam Train and the Santa Cruz Beach Train. Each Roaring Camp railway explores a different yet spectacular scenic trail in the Santa Cruz area.
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Travel to Santa Cruz from Felton on one of the oldest train lines in existence, the Roaring Camp Railroad Santa Cruz Beach Train. Journey from the Santa Cruz Mountains through the Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, past the San Lorenzo River Gorge to arrive at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in style. Picnickers and tourists have been taking this Santa Cruz railroad since 1875; join them to discover how much fun train travel can be with Roaring Camp Railroad.