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Redwood Valley Railway

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This is a serious ride in, not on, a train seriously built from scratch. For only $3 you get a ride... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Poughkeepsie, NY
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I hate to date myself, but I first rode the railway in 1969 with my high-school girlfriend. Since... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
Lafayette, California
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2537 Grizzly Peak Blvd, Orinda, CA 94563-2000
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Fun little train ride, super inexpensive. Free parking. Great for kids, big and small. Really neat. Everyone had a good time.

Thank Sean E
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a serious ride in, not on, a train seriously built from scratch. For only $3 you get a ride that is not skimpy. Everyone working is friendly, happy and welcoming. Go with your children, grandchildren, significant other, a date, anyone! The deal here...More

Thank DrSGPrice
Reviewed January 16, 2018

I hate to date myself, but I first rode the railway in 1969 with my high-school girlfriend. Since that time, the railroad had more than doubled in length and provides a family with a wonderful 12 minute ride through the redwoods for less than $3/ticket...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Looking for something unique to do with the kids in the East Bay but don't want to break the bank to do it? Well then Redwood Valley Railway is a great option for the entire family. A fun locally owned railroad for kids thriving I'm...More

Thank jalfong
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

I have been occasionally riding the Tilden Stream Trains since my son discovered how cool trains are. The staff is friendly, the trees are beautiful the train is always amazing. The price is completely reasonable for the several minutes of touring.

Thank D. Michael W
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Amazing that something like this even exists. Never get tired of riding the train through the redwoods. Even though some people might think this is for kids, it is fun for adults too. Really cool train ride, if you have little kids there are other...More

Thank lwirth125
Reviewed August 15, 2017

After a beautiful drive through the hills to the top where you can see Berkeley and the Bay, you'll find the delightful steam engine train ride that takes you through the redwood trees for a 15-minute ride that is enjoyed by children and adults. The...More

Thank GeorgiaPeach12342017
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Very cute train rides for children. The ride is reasonably priced. The ride itself is about 15 mins and the wait isn't too long. Worthy to visit. There is a small railway that is run on donations as well. The trains are smaller and even...More

Thank hodala802
Reviewed April 10, 2017

A ride on the Redwood Valley Railway is a great weekend or holiday adventure for the family. The steam locomotives built and maintained by the railway volunteers are a blast from the past in our own backyard. The volunteers are really good with kids --->...More

Thank Jarred M
Reviewed January 12, 2017

A must do for family fun in the East Bay. The little train steams around the hills in Tilden Park and is enjoyable whatever the weather. Dogs love it, too. Toot toot!!

Thank SR510b
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July 11, 2017|
Response from D. Michael W | Reviewed this property |
Cell reception at the Steam Trains is pretty good. Around the rest of Tilden it can be very spotty...