Map to the N.C.N.G. Historical Model Railroad

The Historical Model Railroad is located inside the fairgrounds, near Gate 1. Access during major events may be restricted or require admission fees to the fairgrounds themsleves. Check the fairground schedule first. [Maps links below will open in a new window/tab.]

Our physical address is 11128 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, California.

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Directions to

Traveling on Hwy. 80 heading east from Sacramento:

Use the Hwy. 49 offramp in Auburn. Proceed north on Hwy. 49 toward Grass Valley - appr. 25 miles. In Grass Valley, take the first offramp, McKnight Way. Turn left on Mcknight Way and proceed over the freeway, past the shopping center on the left. Turn right on Freeman Lane, past another shopping center on the left. Freeman Lane will turn into McCourtney Rd. at the second 4 - way stop sign. Continue straight on McCourtney Rd. until the Nevada County Fairgrounds appears on the right, appr. 2 blocks. For handicap parking use gate 1 and for general parking continue to gate 4.


Traveling on Hwy. 80 heading west from Reno:

Use the same directions as above, Hwy. 49 offramp in Auburn, head north to Grass Valley. Or, for a scenic and mildly curvy shortcut, take the Hwy. 20 offramp to Grass Valley, just after the Eagle Lakes Rd. offramp on Hwy. 80. Travel time on Hwy. 20 is appr. one-half hour. Stay on the highway through Nevada City and Grass Valley. Do not get off the highway when Hwy. 20 takes off west towards Marysville. Stay on and the highway becomes Hwy.49. Take the McKnight Way offramp and turn right on McKnight Way, traveling past the shopping center on the left. Turn right on Freeman Lane, past another shopping center on the left. Freeman Lane will turn into McCourtney Rd. at the second 4 - way stop sign. Continue straight on McCourtney Rd. until the Nevada County Fairgrounds appears on the right, appr. 2 blocks. For handicap parking use gate 1 and for general parking continue to gate 4.


Traveling on Hwy. 20 heading east from Marysville:

Take the McCourtney Rd./Fairgrounds exit off of Hwy. 20 just before actually entering Grass Valley. Turn right on McCourtney Rd., until the Nevada County Fairgrounds appears on the right, appr. 1 block. For handicap parking use gate 1 and for general parking continue to gate 4.


There are major airports in Sacramento and Reno, and a small plane airport in Grass Valley.

 

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