Roaring Camp Railroads
5401 Graham Hill Road
Felton, CA 95018 United States
From Trees to Shining Seas – Felton to Santa Cruz. Departing from the Santa Cruz Mountains, travel through Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, down the scenic San Lorenzo River Gorge, across a 1909 steel truss bridge and through an 1875 tunnel before arriving at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Reverse roundtrips departing from the beach in Santa Cruz to Roaring Camp and back may be purchased from the conductor on the train departing from Santa Cruz. The Santa Cruz Big Trees & Pacific Railway operates passenger and freight services on one of the oldest and most historic lines in California. When the route opened in 1875 it carried lumber as well as picnickers and tourists to the Big Trees and Santa Cruz. Today’s Beach Train passengers can start their roundtrip journeys from either Roaring Camp in Felton or from the beach in Santa Cruz. Departs from both the beach in Santa Cruz and Roaring Camp. See departure times for more information.
Please note that the 4:15 pm train leaving Santa Cruz is one way only. There is no return train to the beach. April 6th – June 9th: Weekend Departures (Including May 27th). June 10th – August 18th: Departs Daily. August 19th – September 29th: Weekend Departures (Including September 2nd). Tickets and Train Schedules are available online. Santa Cruz Beach Train: Adults (13 & up) : $34.00, Children (2 – 12) : $26.00, Under 2 Years: Free. Annual Passes $75.00 includes unlimited Redwood Forest Steam Train and Santa Cruz Beach Train rides (Special Events not included). Parking at Roaring Camp, Felton: $10.00 per vehicle and at the Boardwalk, Santa Cruz: $15.00 per vehicle.