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Riverside Live Steamers

Take a steam-powered train rides on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 10am-3pm.
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A boy and his mom sitting on  steamer 1113
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An operator working on steamer x4026
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Group of visitors on a steamer
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The Riverside Live Steamers attraction in Riverside’s Hunter Park dates back over 60 years. Well-known Riverside industrialist Joe Hunter wanted to preserve the history and excitement that came with seeing and hearing steam locomotives, and set aside 40 acres that surrounded his industrial complex to create a 4,300 foot railroad, locomotive, and three car setup.

After Mr. Hunter passed away, the Riverside Live Steamers organization took over maintaining and operating the train.

Over the past 40 years, RLS has added more than 5,000 feet of track and built three additional buildings and the station. Six more cars were built in 1972, and nowadays there will be three to four trains running at a time. These donation-based steam powered train rides are offered to the public on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Nearest Station
Riverside - Hunter Park / UCR
1496 Columbia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 779-9024
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Take Metrolink to the Riverside - Hunter Park/UCR Station 

Take a rideshare or taxi 1.0 mile to the destination

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Kids ride free!

Free train rides for children 17 years old and younger on Saturdays and Sundays when accompanied by a fare-paying adult.

$10 Weekends

Ride Metrolink with the $10 Weekend Day Pass. Valid system-wide on either Saturday or Sunday.

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