Railtown 1897 SHP -- Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides on Father’s Day! -- June 17, 2012
Park: Railtown 1897 SHP
What: Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides on Father’s Day!
Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown
When: Sunday, June 17, 2012
Times: Trains depart hourly from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $13 adults, $6 youths ages 6-17, free for children 5 and under (includes Park admission)
For More: 209-984-3953 or visit www.railtown1897.org
For Father’s Day, treat dad -- or granddad -- to a day at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) in Jamestown and enjoy a relaxing steam-powered train ride behind the famous "Movie Star Locomotive" Sierra No. 3! All fathers who take a train ride will receive complimentary commemorative Belgian chocolate bars (while supplies last) and children will receive complimentary balloons on this special day. Railtown 1897’s popular excursion train rides include a breathtaking, six-mile, 40-minute journey that takes passengers through the rolling Gold Country foothills, passing through meadows and along grassy hillsides covered with ancient oak trees. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on-site on the sprawling Roundhouse lawn. In addition, the Railtown 1897 SHP Depot Store, Interpretive Center and grounds are open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and guided Roundhouse tours are available, too. Advanced train ride tickets are encouraged and available online at www.railtown1897.org.
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