Skunk Train Package

The Mendocino County Skunk Train is world renowned for its unique journey through the beautiful California redwoods. We are pleased to offer you our Skunk Train packages, with the convenience of lodging and tickets together.

Our Skunk Train packages are available for one or more nights and include your room, tickets and a train memento!

Please call us at 707-459-9063 or email us at info@baechtelcreekinn.com for pricing, as it is dependent on the number of people participating.

Here is the schedule for the Skunk Train:

  • April 22 through May 12:  The Skunk Train  will be making their shorter run to Wolf Tree Turn – approx. 1.5 to 1.75 hours.
  • May 13 through September: The Skunk Train runs every day leaving at 9:45 am for an approximately 4 hour trip.
  • October: The Skunk Train runs every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday leaving at 9:45 am for an approximately 4 hour trip.
  • November: The Skunk Train runs Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday leaving at 9:45 am for an approximately 4 hour trip.

Many of the trains running from Willits’ are the original skunk trains, which are early 1900 motorcars and a great way to enjoy the view. The diesel engine also runs from Willits’ and is a more traditional train ride. Which train is used is determined by the ridership on any given day.