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Media Resources

We are always excited to work with members of the Media! Please take a look at our Media Kit and help yourself to our photo resources.

For inquiries please contact our Public Relations Manager, Kimberly Preciado, who may be reached at [email protected]

The Skunk in the News

American Rails

March 28, 2023

Great article on the Skunk Train from American Rails

World Wide Honeymoon

March 27, 2023

25 Best Honeymoon Ideas in California

Northspur Flyer Willits Train

Travel Aspire

March 24, 2023

15 Best Things to Do in Mendocino County, CA


March 15, 2023

Traveling the Iconic Redwood Highway in California

Red Skunk Train Car in the Redwoods

Wanderlust Crew

March 14, 2023

Itinerary and Ideas for a West Coast Road Trip


March 11, 2023

13 Best Day Trips from San Francisco

Diesel Engine at Fort Bragg

Locomotive Fandom

March 11, 2023

Excellent background on the 0-4-2T locomotive, one of which you can see at our depot

Travel Lens

March 10, 2023

A great list of things to do in Fort Bragg, CA

The Skunk Train of Willits and Fort Bragg

LaPalme Magazine

March 3, 2023

A wonderful in-depth article on visiting Mendocino, including a trip on our railbikes

Little Grunts Railbikes in the Redwoods on the Skunk Train


February 24, 2023

Traveling California’s North Coast

View of the Pudding Creek from the Skunk Train

Inside Our Suitcase

February 14, 2023

The Skunk is one of the 100 Hidden Gems in the United States

Travel Mad Mum

February 7, 2023

A great article on driving Highway 101 and what to visit on the way

Railbikes Crossing a Trestle Bridge

Going Awesome Places

February 6, 2023

12 Easy Weekend Trips from SF

M-100 at Summit

The Lost Executive

February 4, 2023

5 Vintage Trains You Can Still Ride Today

American Rails

February 1, 2023

Great info on the RS-12 Locomotive, including the Skunk’s

Skunk Train at Fort Bragg Depot

HI Travel Tales

January 31, 2023

HI Travel Tales takes a trip on our railbikes

The Travel

January 7, 2023

The Travel takes our moonlight railbike trip

Milky Way Over the Redwoods

Family Vacationist

January 1, 2023

Delighted for our railbikes to be featured in 20 Best Places to Visit with Kids in 2023

Travel By Vacation Rental

December 26, 2022

A great round-up of what to do in Mendocino, including the Skunk Train and Railbikes

She Buys Travel

December 22, 2022

A Great Guide to Mendocino County!

Adventures & Sunsets

December 22, 2022

Romantic things to do in San Francisco and beyond

Woman Leaning Out of the Skunk Train

The Bold Italic

December 12, 2022

A Ride Aboard the Mushroom & Whiskey Train!

Chanterelles Growing in Moss

Sonoma Magazine

December 2, 2022

An Incredible Visit to the Glen Blair Bar!

USA Today

November 17, 2022

A Great Roundup of Christmas Trains!


November 4, 2022

A Great Article on Railbiking

Los Angeles Times

November 3, 2022

A wonderful guide to mushroom mania in Mendocino

NBC Bay Area

October 20, 2022

NBC Bay Area Gets Excited About the Mushroom Train!

The Press Democrat

October 18, 2022

The Press Democrat Explores the Glen Blair Bar


October 18, 2022

Our Pumpkin Express included in a list of Perfect Fall Road Trips

Pumpkin Express

Go Nomad

October, 2022

A great write up about Mendocino County including the Skunk and our railbikes

Mendocino Voice

September 19, 2022

Skunk Train’s general manager to save historic Finnish lodge in Fort Bragg

Eagles Hall, photo courtesy of Mendo Voice

Yahoo! News

September 19, 2022

Yahoo! News Takes a Railbike Tour in the Redwoods

Dog in Dog Trailer on the Back of Railbike

San Diego Family Magazine

March, 2022

What a lovely round-up of family-friendly train rides in California from San Diego Family Magazine – we’re honored to have both our train and railbikes featured, with some great images!

Via Magazine

March 8, 2022

We always love receiving love from Via Magazine! This great feature is all about Railbikes in the West, and ours is perfect for Adventurers, according to them!

Railbikes in the Redwoods

The Island 360

February 14, 2022

A wonderful review of our railbike excursion!

Fort Bragg - Advocate News

February 10, 2022

The results of our annual ridership survey.

Play Stay Eat

January 20, 2022

Thrilled to be part of such a wonderful roundup of Mendocino County!

This is Collosal

August 9, 2021

An amazing view of our railbikes from Collosal!

NBC Bay Area

August 5, 2021

NBC Bay Area takes a look at our one-of-a-kind Music in the Redwoods series!

Viva Glam Magazine

July 8, 2021

The team over at Viva Glam took a trip to Mendocino to find the best things to do, and took a ride on our railbikes.

LA Times

June 10, 2021

The LA Times included us in a great list of the best things to do in summertime in California!

Bay Area Moms

April 27, 2021

The definitive list of what to do in Mendocino for families – and naturally the Skunk made the cut!

Valerie and Valise

March 16, 2021

A great roundup of what to do on the Mendocino Coast!

Two People on Railbikes


November 28, 2020

An absolutely incredible article showcasing some of what makes Mendocino such an incredible place to visit. We’re thrilled to be included!

Railbikes in the Redwood


November 6, 2020

Great itinerary for some amazing getaways in California – and we love being a part of the Mendocino itinerary. We want to check out a lot of these!

Empty railbikes sitting on track by Glen Blair Jct sign

California Travel Media

October 19, 2020

We love this write-up of a trip to the Mendocino Coast, and adore the perspective on the Skunk! Great video, some fun photos – and we learned a bit about our own coast as well!

HI Travel Tales

October 6, 2020

Great collection of photos and a wonderful write-up of our Railbike experience from HI Travel Tales!

Snap Taste

July 28, 2020

A fantastic collection of unique outdoor experiences to be had on the Mendocino Coast – and of course the railbikes were featured!

Alexandra Dorros

July 27, 2020

Alexandra Doros visited with her family and created an absolutely amazing video of our Railbike experience that perfectly captures the once-in-a-lifetime feel!


July 7, 2020

A wonderful roundup of some incredible places to stay, eat, and explore in Mendocino safely – we’re thrilled to be featured here!


June 29, 2020

A visit from RedTri is always appreciated – and they do a wonderful job gathering some great family destinations in this uncertain summer. We’re excited to be on the list!

Diesel Engine at Fort Bragg

Trazee Travel

June 12, 2020

A very nice write-up about the Skunk and our history is up at Trazee Travel.

Retire Early and Travel

January 6, 2020

A great visit to Mendocino and Fort Bragg from Retire Early and Travel, with some beautiful photos of the Pudding Creek Express trip.

Diesel Engine at Fort Bragg

This Family Blog

December 17, 2019

This Family Blog came to visit Mendocino and took a ride on the Skunk! Some fantastic photos that really capture our ride, and we teared up a bit reading that the ticket was added to the daughter’s memory book.

Woman Leaning Out of the Skunk Train

Visit California

September 18, 2019

A fantastic round-up of the best ways to spend Halloween in California – and we’re thrilled to have our Pumpkin Express included (as the signature image, no less)!

Pumpkin Express

Life Beyond Zebra

August 16, 2019

A wonderful visit from Life Beyond Zebra in which they ride the Pudding Creek Express out of Fort Bragg. Some great photos, great insight, and great video here!

View of the Pudding Creek from the Skunk Train


August 21, 2019

Nice write-up of Mendocino County from GoNomad, and we’re thrilled to be included in such a great group of businesses and scenic vistas!

Skunk Train at Fort Bragg Depot


July 25, 2019

Randomland came and visited us as part of an incredible trip along the Redwood Highway – we learned so much about the roadside history of Ukiah and Willits, and absolutely love the feature he put together on his ride on the Wolf Tree Turn!

Skunk Train Diesel-Electric in Front of Hwy 101 Sign

Outdoor Families Online

June 25, 2019

The great people at Outdoor Families Online came and visited the Mendocino Coast, and we were so happy to have them join us aboard the Railbikes! They had a great time, and we love some of these photos and the nice things they had to say about the experience for families!

Skunk Train Passing by the Railbikes

Modeliste Magazine

June 13, 2019

Modeliste Magazine came and took a ride on the Skunk and the Railbikes and did a great write-up of both of our core experiences!

Steaming #45 Engine

Press Democrat

May 24, 2019

The Press Democrat did a great round-up of outdoor fun on the North Coast, and we love that they loved our Railbike experience!

Little Grunts

April 29, 2019

The delightful Little Grunts took a ride on our Railbikes and we love their write-up and their beautiful photographs of the experience!

Little Grunts Railbikes in the Redwoods on the Skunk Train

Arriaga Adventures

March 21, 2019

Arriaga Adventures visited the Mendocino Coast and put together an incredible itinerary of things to do with kids. We’re excited to be featured in this – and love the photos!

The Mercury News

March 17, 2019

The Mercury News came for a rainy weekend trip, and took a ride on our newly launched railbikes – we love the resulting article and recommendation1

Kid Tripster

March 15, 2019

A great roundup of kid-friendly things to do on the Mendocino Coast – we’re happy to be included!

California Family Travel

February 15, 2019

Healthy Travel Mom took a ride on the railbikes and wrote about it – we’re thrilled to be featured!