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Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park boasts a famous railroad roundhouse that has appeared in more than 200 films and TV shows. Tours of the working roundhouse, known as "The Movie Railroad," are available daily, and rides on a steam locamotive are available April through October and some weekends in November and December. There are a number of special themed rides through the Sierra Nevada foothills throughout the year.


5th Avenue and Reservoir Road

Jamestown, CA 95327


(209) 984-3953 or (916) 445-6645

Operating hours

April through October: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily

November through March: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily


Free. Guided Roundhouse tours are $2 adults, $1 ages 6-12, ages 5 and under free.

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