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A Gold Rush Experience on the

RiverTrain Excursion

The RiverTrain Excursion showcases Gold Rush history. After the 1.5 hour train adventure, after you de-board the train, guests will have the chance to try their hand at some old fashioned gem mining (see note below)*!

This family-friendly ride is suitable for all ages and includes a box lunch so bring the whole family and spend an afternoon relaxing on the rails!

RiverTrain Excursion

RiverTrain 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.

*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 pre-assigned. 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.

Food Option

Lunch is included in the price of the ticket (see below for selections). The meals will not be available for purchase on board the day of your trip. Meal sales will end 24 hours before departure. Mimosas will be available for purchase on board.

Turkey sandwich meal:  Turkey and Provolone sandwich, cookie, chips and a water. 

Vegetarian sandwich meal: Hoagie roll Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, pickle and avocado, cookie, chips, and a water.

Light concession snacks, such as chips, candy, bottled water and soda, will be for sale on the train. NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK ARE ALLOWED 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 RiverTrain Excursion