Knott's Berry Farm's Calico Railroad Train Ride

Park: 10 AM - 6 PM Waterpark: Closed View Hours
Calico Railroad

The Calico Railroad has been in operation at Knott’s since January 12, 1952 and is an authentic Denver and Rio Grande Narrow Gauge train used in the early 1900s. It boasts the highest crime rate in all of Orange County, as notorious Ghost Town bandits still hold-up every departure from the Calico Square depot.

Height Requirement: 46 inches or accompanied by a supervising companion

Rider Safety Information

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  • Knott’s Berry Farm is the home of two authentic turn-of-the-century locomotives and the Galloping Goose, a gasoline-powered motor car capable of using the railroad tracks. You ride in a bit of history while taking a 5/8-mile journey around the park. 
  • Enter the Train Depot through the entrance. A conductor will direct the guest to a seat. This attraction is wheelchair accessible unless the Galloping Goose is in operation. 
  • Those guests who choose not to use the wheelchair lift must be able to climb four stairs with a maximum height of 18”.   
  • Each rider must be able to remain sitting up straight, keeping their head upright, their back and shoulders against the seat back, or be accompanied by a supervising companion to assist them. Infants and small children should sit in the center of the bench. Please review all restrictions listed on the sign at the attraction entrance. 
  • Service animals may accompany the guest on this attraction provided they can sit on the floor of the coach, near their companion. 
  • In the event that the train must be exited in an area other than the Train Depot, guests not using the wheelchair lift will be exited in a similar fashion as they are in the Train Depot. Guests using the wheelchair lift may have to be exited by employees using a stairchair, depending on the position of the train.
  • Visit our Guest Assistance Guide for additional Accessibility information.