River Fox
Train Excursion


Revel in nostalgic railroad charm on this family-friendly excursions, suitable for all ages. Enjoy scenic countryside views, drum up friendly competition with onboard board games, and pan for treasures with included gem mining experience by the Sacramento River.


Book tickets online by visiting the
River Fox Excursion calendar.

Adults (ages 13+) - $39
Children (ages 3-12) - $24
Infants (ages 2 or under) - $10

Child Birthday package (2 Adults + 4 Children) - $155
Includes birthday cupcakes & onboard song
Adult Birthday package (6 Adults) - $210
Includes birthday cupcakes & onboard song

For inquiries or booking assistance, please contact the reservation team at 1-800-866-1690.

For all other excursions, please explore the Events Calendar.

Trip Information

Each ticket includes a 1.5 hour train ride and gem mining experience for each guest.

Gem mining equipment and supplies are available upon return to the station. Mine at our onsite water fountain and take home any found treasures as station souvenirs!

Aboard the train, passengers will have their choice of indoor dining, lounge, or club-style cars or outdoor, patio-style seating.
Self-seating occurs on a first come, first served basis.

Gem mining photo


Snacks and beverages can be purchase onboard in the Concessions Car.
Beverage options include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options, such as beer, wine, mimosas, soft drinks, and juice.

Sorry, no outside food or drink is permitted aboard the train.
Outside food & drink can be enjoyed at the picnic table area at the train station.


Additional gem mining equipment and other souvenirs can be purchased at the River Fox gift shop.

Swing by the Old Town Square Mercantile for River Fox Train toys, shirts, hats, and more!


Boarding will start 30 minutes prior to the departure time.

18095 County Road 117
West Sacramento, CA 95691

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


Great idea! Whether you have a birthday, anniversary, friends get-together, our excursions are a perfect way to celebrate your event. Please contact us for more information regarding group pricing and minimums.

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- Andrea

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“This is such a fun and unique experience and the staff is so amazing and hardworking to make sure their guests have a great time! Would recommend it over and over!”
- Maddy

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“We went on the Magical Christmas Train and it was the best holiday train we have tried. It was worth the drive from the Bay Area and we will return next year.”
- Sophia