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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

56001 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623-9701
+1 559-683-7273
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Make this a stop

Coming back from the park on 41, we saw this and had to stop. Wish we would have known about it... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Hbrumley70
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Interesting

A good place to visit if you're in the area and have some free time. We went because the weather... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Lizzie W
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Four-mile excursion on a narrow-gauge railroad through Sierra National Forest's scenic landscape.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steam engine” (35 reviews)
“train ride” (83 reviews)
“gold panning” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 12:30
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56001 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623-9701
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Coming back from the park on 41, we saw this and had to stop. Wish we would have known about it sooner. It was closing, but the owner allowed us to look around the shop of goodies. The train runs at 11:30 and 12:30. Plan...More

Thank Hbrumley70
Reviewed 14 June 2017

A good place to visit if you're in the area and have some free time. We went because the weather was bad in Yosemite (mist and snow) so it was quite difficult to actually see the park and we wanted to kill some time. The...More

Thank Lizzie W
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A great place to take kids on the way to or from Yosemite. There's some gold panning, a tiny museum and a general store and food. If you plan ahead with a group you can make arrangements for a full BBQ. The train ride had...More

Thank Marstips
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We went with my daughter (7) and the rest of my family. The train ride itself was okay, we enjoyed the view. My only problem was the sitting and waiting for the train to fill up with water then they checked tickets. This took awhile...More

Thank Stephens76
Reviewed 5 June 2017

A lot of history comes to life on this one-hour train ride through the dense forests near Yosemite NP. Once a logging train, this 1928 steam-powered engine grunts and groans up the steep grades and blows its whistle as it lets off steam. The narrator...More

Thank lheadley
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is at least the fourth time one of our tour groups has had this special rail experience, and it's always an extraordinary step back in time to the days of "steam !" This is I believe, a now third generation family operation near some...More

2  Thank conradmilwaukee
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

It was raining so we decided to take a ride on the Sugar Pine Steam Locomotive. They have covered cars and open cars. Ride was about an hour long and made a loop through the Sierra Forest. The conductor explained the history of the Madera...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The Sugar Pine Railroad is a great place to visit and is a complete contrast to Yosemite. The engine itself is impressive as it belches steam and reminded me of those in Westerns or Casey Jones. The ride lasts about an hour during which you...More

Thank Keianne13
Reviewed 24 May 2017 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.

1  Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

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...More

Thank LaurenW1964
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carolyn_weston
29 June 2017|
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Response from conradmilwaukee | Reviewed this property |
The YMSPRR staff is very accommodating and will customize most anything for a group that is reasonable, including a bbq dinner or steak, or anything else you might like. I have never seen an offering of entertainment on... More
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richard r
14 April 2017|
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Response from conradmilwaukee | Reviewed this property |
The ride I have experienced for years is about an hour; with a short stop half-way for trackside restrooms and the taking-on of water for the steam engine. I have never ridden on anything but the Shay steam engine, nor... More
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