Dunsmuir, California: Sleep in a Caboose

Mountainside hotel made up of renovated train cabooses.

Railroad Park Resort

100 Railroad Park Rd, Dunsmuir, CA
Railroad Park Resort. 50 miles north of Redding. I-5 Exit 728, west side.
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Caboose room.

Sleep in a Caboose

The rooms are a little pricey but well worth it for the cool factor. We'll definitely stay here again.

[Christina B, 09/05/2020]

Sleep in a Caboose.

Sleep in a Caboose

We spent the night in the Railroad Park Resort and it was by far the coolest hotel room yet in four years of road tripping. Try Yaks, up the freeway, for dinner. A little pricey but a truly unique dining experience.

[April N, 08/27/2016]

Rail car restaurant.

Sleep in a Caboose

Great bar and restaurant made from an old dining car.

[Dan Rowlands, 06/14/2016]

Caboose motel.

Sleep in a Caboose

In a picturesque mountain setting, the Railroad Park Resort has grouped two loose squares of completely renovated cabooses around a pool. There's a restaurant in a set of dining cars. You can also "explore relics such as the 1893 Wells Fargo Car, the wooden snowplow, restored water tank and gear-driven steam logging locomotive."

The couple who created it started collecting and renovating in 1968 and opened the caboose lodgings to the public in 1986. [This photo is from our visit in the late 1990s].

[ Team, 01/09/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Babe Ruth Played HereBabe Ruth Played Here, Dunsmuir, CA - 3 mi.
Rainbow Truck VillageRainbow Truck Village, Mount Shasta, CA - 13 mi.
Screamin' Tub MannequinScreamin' Tub Mannequin, Shasta Lake, CA - 15 mi.
In the region:
Old Shasta Ruins, Ghost Prisoner, Shasta, CA - 42 mi.

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