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The Haunted Train Ride Through Northern California That Will Delight You In The Best Way Possible

Old trains can be downright creepy. Throughout the month of October, the California State Railroad Museum puts on one of the scariest haunted train rides in Northern California… the Spookomotive Train Ride.

Hop aboard this family friendly but festive train ride in downtown Sacramento on Fridays and Saturdays in October.

Check out this fun video by trainbrain10 to get a real feel for the fun event!

All aboard! This Halloween themed train ride is sure to be a hit for the whole family. You’ll find the Spookomotive at 125 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814. Get more information and book your tickets at the California Train Museum’s site.

Jill Sanford
Born and raised in the heart of Northern California's Gold Country, Jill now lives in Truckee, CA and dabbles as a creative storyteller and freelance journalist. She is an outdoor recreation enthusiast who loves the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the quirky people who have made their homes there. Jill loves skiing, hiking, and paddling in the backcountry as well as exploring the rural parts of California that most people have never heard about. She is also a big fan of small town pride, list making, hand lettering and typography, and empowering women and girls in the outdoors. Read more of her work at or follow her instagram adventures @jillcsanford.