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A Gold Rush Experience on the

River Fox Train Excursion

The River Fox Train Excursion showcases Gold Rush history. Guest will be able to enjoy a 1.5 hour train along Old River Road with scenic views and some exciting Gem Mining for everyone to enjoy!

This family-friendly ride is suitable for all ages so bring the whole family and spend an afternoon hunting for gems and relaxing on the rails!

For your safety and convenience, we will only be running open air cars and provide assigned seating at a distance, among other requirements.  

RiverTrain Excursion

River fox Train Excursion

Each ticket includes the 1.5-hour train ride and gem mining*. If you run out of gem mining rough, additional rough will be available to purchase at the gem mining slueth.

Rides will be offered on Sundays at 2:30pm (please arrive by 2pm).

For pricing information, please select the “Purchase Tickets” button below and choose your experience on the calendar.  All pricing for your selected experience will be shown on the calendar listing. 

*Gem Mining will not be offered from Oct – March (actual start date depends on weather). Gem Mining will be available during April – September.

All seating is now open seating. If you would like to be seated with another party, please note it in the ‘additional notes’ section at check out or by calling our reservations number 800-866-1690. Requests must be made at least 48 hours prior to your desired trip.

Lunch items and snacks will be available for you to purchase and enjoy at our new boarding location during your adventure. Mimosas are also available to purchase on the train. 


Boarding starts 30 minutes prior to departure.  Please see below for notes regarding boarding location.

West Sacramento Boarding

Currently, our boarding location is:

18095 County Road 117, 
West Sacramento, Ca. 95691

This boarding location can be found just off of Old River Road.

From I-5 N Bound: Exit Country Rd 22 Off Ramp, Turn right at stop sign, go to County Rd 117 make a left (look for signage).

From I-5 S Bound: Exit County Rd 22 Off Ramp, Turn left at Yield sign, left at stop sign, Right on County Rd 117 (look for signage).

Do you have vegetarian food options?

Yes, we are happy to work with you in accommodating special dietary requests! However, due to catering limitations, special requests must be made at least 48 hours in advance. You can make a request by adding a special note to your ticket order at the time of purchase, or by calling our reservations number: 800-866-1690.

Join the Fun Aboard the River Fox Train Excursion