The Perfect Choice for
Whether you’re having a corporate function, field trip, celebrating an anniversary, a commitment ceremony, or family reunion, the Skunk Train makes it easy to plan your next special occasion or group adventure through the Redwoods. Start the adventure at our historic depots, climb aboard our iconic train along our beautiful rail line.
An Event Like No Other
The Skunk offers many experiences, including stops at redwood glens and fairy-land fern covered valleys, as well as full train opportunities. Price points and options range from light snacks and hosted bars to fully catered events with paired wine pairings. Outdoor cars and fully climate-controlled lounges are available year-round.
From Small to Large Groups
Request custom packages for parties of 20 to 225. Our events manager and wedding coordinators are always ready to help with valuable event-planning insight and group discounts.
Book a unique and memorable event everyone will talk about for years.
Call at (707) 964-6371 or fill out our contact form to get started. We look forward to helping you create a memorable event.
The Skunk Train has a variety of historic equipment that can be transformed for any occasion. We have a full service bar on board our trains and can accommodate groups in excess of 350. In addition to our equipment, we own the property along our immediate route - which means we can virtually host your event anywhere you like. We also have a partnership with Camp Noyo and Camp Mendocino whereby lodging and indoor facilities are available for year-round enjoyment.
We offer departures year round. If our schedule does not suit your needs, we have the ability to add additional trips to accommodate your group.
The Skunk Train has access to a variety of entertainment for your trip. Bands from all over have performed on the train or at one of our facilities and love to escape their busy lives for a day in the redwoods.
Hotels and Travel Plans
Please speak with our Group Sales staff so that we can assist you with travel arrangements.
Tour Groups & Group Travel
We work extensively with tour operators. We are members of the American Bus Association (ABA), National Tour Association (NTA), US Travel Association (IPW), and GoWest. For contracted OTAs, FITs, MICE, or curated groups (20 or more), we offer a 20% group discount; larger discounts are available for multiple contracted trips or volume business.
Corporate Parties and Meetings
Companies frequently use the Skunk Train to host holiday parties, business presentations, retreats, or annual celebrations. We can accommodate groups in excess of 350. Our partnership with Camp Mendocino and Camp Noyo allows us to use their facility. Camp Mendocino is Ropes Course-certified, has an amphitheater for presentations, overnight accommodations, and a full service dining hall.
Birthdays, Anniversaries, Club Outings, Reunions and Social Events
We host birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, retirement parties, club get-togethers, and much more.
Weddings and Commitment Ceremonies
A wedding or commitment ceremony and/or reception aboard the Skunk Train provides a unique combination of romance, excitement, and nostalgia.
A school prom aboard the train offers a unique, contained, safe and fun setting. For entertainment, we frequently offer live music, DJs, murder mystery shows, comedians, or games.
School on Rails
We offer fun and educational trips for students of all ages. We typically combine entertainment and music with information on history, railroads, local agriculture, and more. First and fourth grade classes often use a field trip on the Skunk to satisfy history or transportation curriculum requirements.
The Skunk Train works hand-in-hand with local catering companies to offer your event a tailored menu.