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Hurricane Turn

Talkeetna, AK
+1 800-544-0552
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“train ride” (39 reviews)
“flag stop” (19 reviews)
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Talkeetna, AK
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+1 800-544-0552
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"conductor warren"
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"train ride"
in 39 reviews
"flag stop"
in 19 reviews
"alaska railroad"
in 16 reviews
"locals living"
in 3 reviews
"ride free"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 12 reviews
"animal viewing"
in 2 reviews
"bring drinks and snacks"
in 2 reviews
"enjoys his job"
in 2 reviews
"baggage cart"
in 2 reviews
"children's books"
in 2 reviews
"paying adult"
in 2 reviews
"off grid"
in 5 reviews
"fall colors"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 9 reviews
"take pictures"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great train ride, and the people working the train was so friendly and knowledgable. The scenery was gorgeous. I was a little mislead about the trip by our agent. We thought Hurricane was a place where we would get off, walk around,...More

1  Thank Bexar1836
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Even though wildlife decided to remain hidden, the beauty of the area did not. The day was as beautiful as the scenery. It was interesting to see people wave the train down to go to their destination. As we learned of “Whistle Stops”. We were...More

2  Thank Linda L
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Thanks for a good time with great scenery and outstanding conductor. Meeting and conversing with the engineer was a plus. Stopped and bought a book from Mary Lovel and would recommend it, she makes things and events come to life.

Thank Aislinn M
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

We did this trip last year and we were so disappointed that i wrote a long letter of complaint - see below. One of my main problems was that there was no interpretation at all. However recent reviews have given glowing accounts of the staff...More

2  Thank merionvw
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

It was a "girls' day" on the Hurricane Train, and our first trip to Hurricane Gulch. The fall colors were glorious, and the conductor, Warren, provided informative narration all along the trip. There were snacks and drinks available, but we brought our own. We were...More

Thank ilene f
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We took the Hurricane Turn and were very surprised by (a) the conductor, who did an outstandig job explaining the purpose of the train, the history of the area, the life of those living and depending on the train today, (b) the remoteness of some...More

1  Thank Jacky94
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

This was our second trip on the Hurricane Turn Train. Warren is amazing! Bill was our engineer and he was also amazing! All the crew were very friendly, answering questions, having fun with everyone and making every effort to stop the train and back it...More

Thank llklinger
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

My family took this train ride through the beautiful wilderness of Alaska, the scenery was phenomenal. Warren the conductor was a wealth of knowledge. You can tell he really enjoys his job! It was interesting to hear the history of the area. The stop had...More

Thank PJB53
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Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

This was truly a highlight of Talkeetna!!!!! The ride was amazing, the scenery incredible, and Denali came out of the clouds!!!!

Thank BBushRN
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

First off, in my review I checked the box ___ "it had a bar on board" --- that's only true if you bring your own bottle which is perfectly legal. In Rodeo talk this is like Team Roping! It's like Abbott and Costello between Warren...More

Thank NorthRiverBob
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gwise
December 6, 2016|
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Response from Nancy820 | Reviewed this property |
The Hurricane Train is a flag stop train. It runs the first Thursday of the month from October thru May. Do not pay any attention to one bad review. We have ridden this train three times and we LOVED it. One of the things... More
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Smart-TourIsrael
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Cynthia C |
It usually returns by 7 PM, can vary a little if there were a lot of stops...part of what makes it interesting are the locals getting on....sled dogs, people living off the grid, adventure derkers, etc! Well worth it, you... More
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