Redwood Valley Railway (Tilden Steam Train)

Reopening on April 3, 2021, 11 AM to 6 PM Weekends. Weekdays of April 5th thru the 9th from 11am to 5 PM. Masks required.
Opening at 11:00 AM
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a month ago
Such a nice ride through the redwoods with impressive miniature scale train! My toddler loved it so much we had to go twice. Parking is rough so come early and prepare to wait for a spot or for to walk a distance to get there.
- Melissa C
a month ago
This experience riding the train was unforgettable. Beutiful scenery deep within the tall trees and views as you open up to the bay. I highly suggest coming here eapecially for families, you wont regret it.
- Luis G
a week ago
This train ride is so much fun! I don't know why we didn't go here sooner. The ride takes about 12-15 min. There was a long line when we went (July/Summer noon). If you're a solo parent, make sure you go all the way down at the end to purchase the tickets first. Then wait in the long line to board. Otherwise, one parent hold the place in line with the kid and the other parent buys the ticket. If plan to go on summer or sunny days, I highly recommend a hat - will need during the train ride. Fortunately the line to wait to board is mostly shady so that's a plus. I also recommend to bring food or snack. Definitely bring water. Depending if you plan to ride a few times or try different train rides, there are picnic areas (first come first serve) nearby. Snagged one of those spot and alternate with family members to ride and eat if plan to stay all day. Depending on your child age, you can bring stroller (will need to leave when boarding train) but keep in mind some of the parking spo...
- Liza B

Live steam train ride thru Tilden Park

Redwood Valley Railway Is open year round on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 11AM - 6PM (weather permitting). During the winter months the railroad closes early at nightfall.

Summer vacation and spring break weekday hours are 11 AM to 5PM (weather permitting).

Tickets for adults and children are $3.50 (children under 2 years old ride free). A five-ride ticket costs $14

Cash, Visa and MasterCard accepted.

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2481 Grizzly Peak Blvd
Orinda, CA 94563
United States

Business Hours

Mon:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat:11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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