Cycle through the Californian wilderness on a Skunk Train Rail Bike! Pedal your way along the renowned Redwood Route and scenic Pudding Creek, taking in the views and local wildlife. You’ll explore the countryside with a certified guide, stopping for a break at Glen Blair Junction. Skunk Train Rail Bike tickets include fare for two on a side-by-side railbike.
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This Skunk Train Rail Bike excursion boards and departs from the Skunk Train Railbikes Depot station at 100 W Laurel St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437. The journey is round trip; you will end where you board.
All RailBikes guests must arrive at the depot (100 West Laurel Street, Fort Bragg, California) at the scheduled arrival time in your confirmation. You will not be able to ride if you arrive late and be asked to choose another time/day based on availability. Tours operate rain or shine.
The trip duration is approximately two hours from your check in until the bikes arrive back. The pedaling time is about 25-30 minutes in both directions with a total of about 50-60 minutes pedaling. There is a 50-minute layover to enjoy a picnic lunch you bring or to journey on foot deeper into the redwoods to walk amongst some giants on our loop trail.
Free parking is provided near Fort Bragg.
Single riders must be at least 18 years of age. Each railbikes can accommodate only a limit of 600lbs combined weight per bike. The maximum weight per rider is 250lbs. Tickets are per bike for two riders. Riders should be capable of bicycling recumbently for 30 minutes at low exertion. The rail bikes include an optional motorized assist to help anyone on any grade or to allow you to take a short breather during the ride. All passengers must fill out a rail bike participant release of liability and assumption of risk agreement before receiving their boarding passes.
Bring insect repellent, water, sunscreen, and a hat to avoid sunburn during the ride. Helmets are provided. However, you may bring your own helmet if you wish.
Closed-toed shoes are required. Dress in casual sports attire and for the weather - including rain gear. Rides are rain or shine.
Infants 2 years old and below are prohibited from riding on rail bikes. This Skunk Train Fort Bragg activity tour is not suitable for infants. Children ages 3-5 must use provided harness or their own car seat.
Yes! There are many scenic views along this tour.
Yes, you may bring your own water and snacks with you.
Animals are allowed if they fit, and dog trailers and crates are available. Dog trailers and crates are now available for your dogs (total weight) up to 150 pounds. $30 per trailer includes a complimentary dog bandana and treat. Subject to availability. Dimensions are 42” x 28 ¼” x 29 ½”.
All railroad pedal cars will have a generous gap in between to maintain social distancing from other parties during the trip. All passengers must fill out a rail bike participant release of liability and assumption of risk agreement before receiving their boarding passes.