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Love this Loop!

Never disappointed in this place! Beautiful country and scenery. Just plain fun to be there! Always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wildomar, California
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Beautiful view

You park across the street and walked up to the hill to wait for the train to come. It was a short... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Linda W
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never disappointed in this place! Beautiful country and scenery. Just plain fun to be there! Always stop here to and from!

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You park across the street and walked up to the hill to wait for the train to come. It was a short hike about 5 min. The hike was pretty easy. You just have to find a spot where you can have the best view...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Linda W
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Went to see this because it was Number one on Trip advisor of things to do in Tehachapi. We are so glad we went. Yes you are watching a train, but it really is so much more. When you factor in the engineering feat of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

No trip to Tehachapi is complete without a stop at the Loop! We went there on a Saturday and immediately saw a train. 36 trains a day go thru there so no long wait anyway. Just watching the train loop around itself was amazing, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank talkslikeaduck
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We were driving up the road to find the overlook and saw the trains coming. We were so lucky to actually arrive as 2 trains in opposite directions were rounding the loop. It's worth a look but may want to check on train schedules.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MandJ82
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Not well known, but of great interest to anyone who like trains. And who doesn’t like trains? The birds are a bonus. Saw a pair of American kestrels and several acorn woodpeckers this morning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 163rexp
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Not a lot to see or do, but it was a very pretty drive. We did not get to go to the museum, but there is a nice marker with a small space to pull off the road right across from the loop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trek813920
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Pretty neat to visit if you're in the area or into trains. Nice drive along the mountainside from town down to this spot. If you have kiddos, make sure they go to the bathroom before you head out. We waited over an hour and no...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank amandaadamskey
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Managed to observe the Loop as a train was going through. I’m not a train geek but this is impressive. If you are going through on Hwy 58 from Bakersville to Tehachapi- get off at Keene at take the road to the observation point.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 31 July 2018

On route from Bakersfield to Barstow, we exited CA58 at the Keene exit and followed the signs for the loop. Easy to find and adequate parking on one side of the road. Within minutes of waiting, a train came round the loop. It was absolutely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MoJoTours
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28 December 2017|
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Response from CharleySays | Reviewed this property |
Haven't been to the Tehachapi Loop many times, I have never missed seeing the train Loop itself. This is such a heavily traveled train track that you never have to wait very long to see a train come through. Rather than... More
Michiko T
1 January 2017|
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Response from Hello T | Reviewed this property |
Hello there That is a very good question to ask. If my memory is correct they are on the hour. The one we saw was a long freight train so you get a chance to see it. The other place you can see trains in a more comfortable... More
22 October 2016|
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Response from Hello T | Reviewed this property |
Hi there you need to take the 58E exit on 139 towards Kreme, then on to woodford Techapi road and then left on Brooke road Hope this helps