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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 Director of Marketing, Melodie Hilton, who may be reached at [email protected]

The Skunk in the News

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!

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

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!

Emerging Horizons

November 30, 2018

We love this perspective! A visit from Emerging Horizons – a source for accessible travel news – highlighting how our trips are appropriate for accessible visitors.

Press Democrat

September 18, 2018

There are big things in our future! The Press Democrat has a great write-up about our plans for 70 acres along the coast in Fort Bragg.
Press Democrat

The Untamed Trail

July 19, 2018

The Untamed Trail visited Mendocino County and wrote a wonderful guide – including the Skunk Train!

Travel Channel

July 17, 2018

Honored to be included in the Travel Channel’s 20 Terrific Train Trips for Family Adventures!

Little Cooper Bear

July 2, 2018

We had a great visit from the delightful Corgi, Little Cooper Bear, who shared his adventure on the Skunk!

Eric Burch Photography

June 11, 2018

Some beautiful photographs of our Pumpkin Express from Eric Burch Photography. 

Hej Doll

May 15, 2018

Hej Doll visited the Mendocino Coast and took some absolutely stunning photos of her visit! We’re so happy she was able to take a ride on the Skunk with her family!

Parent's Press

May 11, 2018

Parents’ Press visited as part of their roundup of Things to Do in Mendocino with Kids. They had a great time!

Trips with Tykes

April 24, 2018

A very fun trip from Trips with Tykes to Mendocino County – and naturally a ride on the Skunk!

A Side of Sweet

April 23, 2018

A Side of Sweet came to Mendocino County, and took a ride on the Skunk! Some great photos here!

Design Mom

March 30, 2018

Design Mom brought her family to experience Mendocino, and took them for a ride on our Magical Christmas Train!