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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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Before you go all the way to gate at Yosemite must stop at YOSEMITE MOUNTAIN SUGAR PINE RAILROAD!!!

Excellent day trip and ride on an old railroad. Loads of fun and learning as the train takes you down the old lumberjacks trail.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracy M
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent day trip and ride on an old railroad. Loads of fun and learning as the train takes you down the old lumberjacks trail.

Thank Tracy M
Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked online before travelling to America as it was listed under things to do near Tenaya Lodge. The day we travelled to Yosemite from San Fran was hot but unfortunately the next day,the day of our train ride, was quite chilly & misty. But it didn't spoil it one bit! My husband loves steam trains so was absolutely thrilled to... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just left Yosemite we wondered on this attraction, it looked fun so we stopped. We were there about an hour had a little train ride we missed the steam train. Had a good driver and guide had a look at the museum and left. Very sweet good for all ages

Thank James A
Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We struggled to find lots of things to do around Yosemite as we didn't want to do any hikes that were hard or over 3 hours. We tried the railroad ride which lasted about an hour. The steam engine was authentic and around 100 years old. It was nostalgic for sure, but maybe a bit more fun for kids. We... More 

Thank JDonJ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riding the train with children was great fun. It was very exciting, especially if they love Thomas the train. A must for families with children.

Thank Acini
Kansas City
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The equipment is all original except for adding air brakes and converting from wood fired to oil fired. Seats on the open cars were created by chain sawing huge logs. Rides through the woods are shady and cooler than down in the valley. The ride is just over an hour, just about how long kids can focus their attention. The... More 

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Clovis, California
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

A wonderful trip back in time as you ride an authentic logging train through the Sierra foothills. The conductors are great and you have the opportunity to talk to the train crew. The actual ride is short (but just about right for kids). You go down the hill to a picnic area while the engine takes on water and then... More 

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Kelseyville, California
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

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 

Thank jaduckcoin
Bel Air, Maryland
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Reviewed 31 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.

Thank skinnyjim2016
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

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

Thank vdoom

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