Yosemite History & Museums: Yosemite Mountain Train / Sugar Pine Railroad

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Sugar Pine Railroad in the Sierra Nevada Mountains south of Yosemite offers exciting railroad excursions where you can experience riding on a historic locomotive with majestic forests as a backdrop.

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  • Visit the Yosemite Sugar Pine Railroad south of Yosemite for an exciting railroad excursion
  • This famous railroad is in Fish Camp, CA
  • Ride the Jenny Railcars, the Logger Steam Train, or take a trip on the Midnight Special
  • Tickets are reasonably priced and children under 3 years old are free


Yosemite Sugar Pine Railroad takes you on a four-mile ride into the woods of Sierra National Forest. It’s a journey back into time and provides the sights, scenes and sounds of the original travelers on this rail line.


The Sugar Pine Train is located in Fish Camp, California, south of Yosemite. From Yosemite Village, take California Highway 140, turning right on Wawona Road (Highway 41) to Fish Camp. The drive only takes about an hour.

Contact information: 559-683-7273 or visit their website.


The Yosemite Train operates all year. For winter hours from November through February, you will need to call the park.


  • Tickets for the Jenny Railcar
    Adults: $19
    Children (3-12): $9.50
    Under age 3: free
  • Tickets for the Steam Train
    Adults: $24
    Children (3-12): $12
    Under age 3: free
  • Moonlight Special
    Adults: $58
    Children (3-12): $29

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The Yosemite Railroad was originally used to transport wood from surrounding forests to various destinations. Two of the large locomotives that pulled these original trains still survive and are used to give rides to visitors today.