Welcome to Railroad Park Resort
Rustic Dunsmuir Lodging Experience & Northern California Campground Resort
About Railroad Park Resort
Since 1968, we’ve been reliving the romantic days of railroading at Railroad Park Resort. We offer exciting Dunsmuir lodging opportunities with our 23 cabooses, vintage cabins, RV hook-up sites, and tent campsites. We’re also the only Dunsmuir resort with rooms catered to both families and couples in classic rail cars. Our Northern California resort is one of the most unique places to stay in California with caboose lodging. Unlike other Northern California campgrounds, Railroad Park Resort offers a little bit of everything.
“We loved it here I love that they are kind to dogs letting them stay with their parents! Everyone is so nice, and the place couldn’t be in a more beautiful setting. It is so unique it makes it that much better. The cabin was clean, cute, with just enough kitchen you can stay in to eat. If you can plan / get lucky….make your trip during the snow fall……it was AMAZING! Will be back!” January 2020, Scott via AirBnb
Eat On a Train and Sleep in a Caboose
“Loved every minute very friendly staff its very clean and is a beautiful scenery .. The restaurant is absolutely stunning and cocktails are to die for… Definitely be returning in 2021 thank you very much ” January 2020, Kia, via TripAdvisor.
Our caboose hotel in Dunsmuir also features an on-site restaurant, The Dining Car Restaurant. You can almost hear the whistle blow and the train sway as you enjoy a delicious meal prepared just for you in our galley kitchen. Can you imagine being aboard the old Southern Pacific Daylight? This restaurant is built inside restored antique railroad cars, providing a nostalgic atmosphere.
Come See Our 1927 Willamette Steam Driven Locomotive
The Willamette locomotive was a geared locomotive of the Shay locomotive type, built by the Willamette Iron and Steel Works of Portland, Oregon. Key patents on the Shay locomotive had expired, and it was now possible for other manufacturers to produce Shay “clones”.
“This is our 12th year coming up here.” “Somehow, the experience keeps getting better and better…” December 2019, Tai via Google
Live Like a True Railroader
“Best Lodgings of the Holiday” “This was our favorite place to stay on our road trip from the UK. We thought the setting was excellent and loved our caboose-beautifully decorated and very cozy. We also had an excellent meal in the restaurant on site.” Clancy from the UK via TripAdvisor
Railroad Park Resort offers a unique lodging experience that you won’t find at other hotels in Dunsmuir. Live the life of a railroader by staying in one of our caboose lodging units or cabins without sacrificing the comforts of today’s modern conveniences. Camp along Little Castle Creek amongst the pines in our campsites and RV hook-up sites.
We’re only two miles away from the lower Castle Crags section of the Pacific Crest Trail, making us the ideal lodging option for trail hikers. You can also enjoy hiking at Castle Crags State Park that borders our property, the Castle Crags section of the Pacific Crest Trail, or the renowned Mt. Shasta. Railroad Park Resort is more than a railroad buff’s delight, it’s a part of our historical past.