Golden State

Golden State

Sit back and relax while the rugged back country scenery of the County San Diego countryside rolls by during a pleasant round trip train ride on the historic San Diego & Arizona Railway. The Golden State is the Museum’s classic weekend excursion that has been in operation since 1986. Guests depart from the Campo Depot for the approximately 45-minute ride.  All Golden State Tickets include FREE admission to the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Exhibit Hall and outdoor equipment displays!

Fares for the Golden State

Note: All trains depart from the Campo Depot located at 750 Depot St., Campo, CA 91906.  Purchase of train ticket also includes admission to the museum.

Standard Golden State Pricing:

Members (w/ID): FREE

Toddlers (under age 3): FREE

Children (ages 3-17): $14.95

Seniors (ages 65+): $18

Active Military (w/ID): $18

Adults: $19.95

Locomotive Cab Rides

Want to ride in the cab of the locomotive? Cab rides are available during our regularly scheduled Golden State trains. For more information, please visit the LOCOMOTIVE CAB RIDES page for more details.  Cab rides are $45 per person ages 6+.  Only two cab ride spaces are available on each train.


To purchase tickets online, please visit our Excursion Calendar.