During and after the industrial revolution, there were many railway tracks that were placed in several areas. However, now as railways have become fixed in only certain routes, there are many unused and abandoned railway lines. But these railway tracks are getting a new life now with rail bikes.
You can engage in railway biking if you want to get a different view of nature. Rail biking can be a great way to wander in the great outdoors and enjoy the natural setting in a very unique way. It’s like traveling back in time, in the modern world.
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In the USA, there are about 50 railway tracks which are not used anymore. They have been converted for multiple uses like riding horses, walking, snowmobiling, etc. The Skunk railway track was one of the most famous tracks in the USA. It has been in use since 1885 and continued to stay active until 2019. It’s a great way to look into the natural world as it traveled to the scenic North Coast. Many people, young and old, enjoyed this ride and loved being in nature.
The Redwood forest is present three hours north of San Francisco. It is present alongside the Pacific coast and is a nature-lover’s dream site. It also offers a wonderful rail biking experience with the Skunk Train rail bikes route.
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The rail bikes can accommodate two people, and with the pedal, one can course through the forest. There is no traffic to upset this peace ride. There are low noise motors that can start powering up if you need to take a break from the constant pedaling. Then you can start biking again.
It’s a one and a half or two hours round trip starting at Fort Bragg. It is from here that the track starts winding into the exquisite Pudding Creek. The track then crosses over to trestle bridges and keeps going on to Mendocino County. This county is the heart of these wonderful redwoods. The trees are said to be over 1000 years of age and reach around 300 feet in the sky.
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As you transport while pedaling (no hands required), you might even come across exotic birds like osprey or heron, and even the other residents of the forest like deer and otters. In the berry season, the lucky ones can also spot a bear while rail biking.
When you reach Glen Blair Junction, you are halfway through your destination. You can take a break and have a picnic here. With the pure air entering your bloodstream, you can continue with your rail bikes’ journey (which unfortunately will get over soon) or just relax and take some pictures and selfies and enjoy this sweet nature spot.
With a lot of memories, you might want to go back to rail biking again on this wonderful track.