Press Releases

Tricks, Treats & Train Rides – A Safe, Fun and Family-Friendly Event

California State Parks are proud to present an all-new event titled “Tricks, Treats & Train Rides” at Railtown 1897 SHP on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

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Tickets on Sale October 12 for Award-Winning THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride™

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride experiences is back for a fifth consecutive holiday season.

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Tales of the Roundhouse with Lantern-Lit Haunted Tours & Steam Train Ride

California State Parks are proud to present lantern-lit “Tales of the Roundhouse” haunted tours and train rides on one special evening only.

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Harvest Haunt Express Train Rides Run Every Weekend in October

California State Parks are proud to offer family-friendly “Harvest Haunt Express” train rides on all four weekends in October 2018.

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Celebrate Autumn With Special Apple Harvest Activities

California State Parks will host the 4th Annual Apple Harvest Day on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Railtown 1897 SHP.

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Railtown 1897 Proudly Presents 5th Annual Working on the Railroad Celebration

California State Parks are proud to present the 5th Annual “Working on the Railroad – A Celebration of Sierra Railway Workers” on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

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Railtown 1897 Goes Hollywood with Special Robbery on the Rails Train Ride Experiences

We are excited to present the new “Robbery on the Rails” theatrical steam train excursion ride experiences over the Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2018.

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Railtown 1897 Calls Out for Volunteers to Help with THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Experience This Holiday Season

We are looking for interested volunteers to help support THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride experiences that will return this holiday season.

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Railtown 1897 Supports the Community & Local Law Enforcement by Offering Free Admission, Train Rides & More on National Night Out

California State Parks are proud to participate in National Night Out happening on Tuesday evening, August 7, 2018.

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Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays this Summer

Back by popular demand, two diesel train rides on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and noon beginning on June 20 and continuing until August 15, 2018.

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Give Dads the Star Treatment with Train Rides Behind the “Movie Star Locomotive” on Father’s Day

Treat dads and granddads extra special this Father’s Day — Sunday, June 17, 2018 — by pulling out the famous “Movie Star Locomotive” for excursion train rides.

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Railtown 1897 Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend In Rail-Related Style

To kick off the summer season in rail-related style, popular weekend excursion trains will be running throughout the extended Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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Railtown 1897 Celebrates Moms on Mother’s Day

Treat moms special this Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 13, 2018, by offering excursion train rides behind a historic diesel locomotive with a special surprise.

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Celebrate Spring Aboard the Popular & Fun Wildflower Train

Special Wildflower Train Rides are available on two weekends – April 21, 22, 28 & 29

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Excursion Train Ride Season Resumes with FREE Rides & Special Festivities on Opening Weekend

To celebrate the opening of the excursion train ride season on April 7-8, 2018, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) is offering FREE admission.

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Railtown 1897 Celebrates Easter with Egg Hunt, Train Rides, Visit by the Easter Bunny & More!

Families, friends and rail fans are encouraged to make plans to visit Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.

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Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts Special Open House on January 20

California State Parks are now accepting applications for adults interested in volunteering to help communicate the “Movie Railroad” in the Sierra foothills.

Read More

Tricks, Treats & Train Rides – A Safe, Fun and Family-Friendly Event

California State Parks are proud to present an all-new event titled “Tricks, Treats & Train Rides” at Railtown 1897 SHP on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Read More

Tickets on Sale October 12 for Award-Winning THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride™

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride experiences is back for a fifth consecutive holiday season.

Read More

Tales of the Roundhouse with Lantern-Lit Haunted Tours & Steam Train Ride

California State Parks are proud to present lantern-lit “Tales of the Roundhouse” haunted tours and train rides on one special evening only.

Read More

Harvest Haunt Express Train Rides Run Every Weekend in October

California State Parks are proud to offer family-friendly “Harvest Haunt Express” train rides on all four weekends in October 2018.

Read More

Celebrate Autumn With Special Apple Harvest Activities

California State Parks will host the 4th Annual Apple Harvest Day on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Railtown 1897 SHP.

Read More

Railtown 1897 Proudly Presents 5th Annual Working on the Railroad Celebration

California State Parks are proud to present the 5th Annual “Working on the Railroad – A Celebration of Sierra Railway Workers” on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

Read More

Railtown 1897 Goes Hollywood with Special Robbery on the Rails Train Ride Experiences

We are excited to present the new “Robbery on the Rails” theatrical steam train excursion ride experiences over the Labor Day Weekend, September 1-3, 2018.

Read More

Railtown 1897 Calls Out for Volunteers to Help with THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Experience This Holiday Season

We are looking for interested volunteers to help support THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride experiences that will return this holiday season.

Read More

Railtown 1897 Supports the Community & Local Law Enforcement by Offering Free Admission, Train Rides & More on National Night Out

California State Parks are proud to participate in National Night Out happening on Tuesday evening, August 7, 2018.

Read More

Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays this Summer

Back by popular demand, two diesel train rides on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and noon beginning on June 20 and continuing until August 15, 2018.

Read More

Give Dads the Star Treatment with Train Rides Behind the “Movie Star Locomotive” on Father’s Day

Treat dads and granddads extra special this Father’s Day — Sunday, June 17, 2018 — by pulling out the famous “Movie Star Locomotive” for excursion train rides.

Read More

Railtown 1897 Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend In Rail-Related Style

To kick off the summer season in rail-related style, popular weekend excursion trains will be running throughout the extended Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Read More

Railtown 1897 Celebrates Moms on Mother’s Day

Treat moms special this Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 13, 2018, by offering excursion train rides behind a historic diesel locomotive with a special surprise.

Read More

Celebrate Spring Aboard the Popular & Fun Wildflower Train

Special Wildflower Train Rides are available on two weekends – April 21, 22, 28 & 29

Read More

Excursion Train Ride Season Resumes with FREE Rides & Special Festivities on Opening Weekend

To celebrate the opening of the excursion train ride season on April 7-8, 2018, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) is offering FREE admission.

Read More

Railtown 1897 Celebrates Easter with Egg Hunt, Train Rides, Visit by the Easter Bunny & More!

Families, friends and rail fans are encouraged to make plans to visit Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Read More

Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts Special Open House on January 20

California State Parks are now accepting applications for adults interested in volunteering to help communicate the “Movie Railroad” in the Sierra foothills.

Read More
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