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Mt. Hood Railroad

110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
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Great for specialty trips

The railroad is just that - a railroad spur of about 15 miles or so. But, they put on great themed... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Timruns
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White Salmon, Washington
Drive between Portland and Hood River more Scenic

Absolutely disappointed in this trip. Parking costs $5, find street parking if you can. Very bumpy... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Eric N
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Tourist railroad offering 4-hour scenic tours through the Hood River Valley to the base of Mt. Hood on a historic Excursion Train, Dinner Train or Brunch Train.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
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“polar express” (50 reviews)
“dome car” (39 reviews)
“dinner train” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

The railroad is just that - a railroad spur of about 15 miles or so. But, they put on great themed trips that are worthwhile. Thomas the Tank Engine comes by in the summer sometimes that my kids used to love when they are young....More

Thank Timruns
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Absolutely disappointed in this trip. Parking costs $5, find street parking if you can. Very bumpy train and tracks with disgusting bathrooms. Hard to relax and left extremely tired. Some people were screaming and talking extremely loud with children crawling in the middle aisle and...More

2  Thank Eric N
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the scenic ride on the old train through the picturesque Hood river valley. The scenery is spectacular and the ride was very nice and relaxing. The rocking of the train car as it moved up the tracks gave a feel...More

Thank 446billp
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Trip was fun and had a great day to see the mountain and sights along the track. Check in was fine, but you need to arrive early to get this done. People arriving five minutes before the train starts loading (10:30 A.M.) had to wait....More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We had planned our anniversary to fly to Oregon and experience this train ride. The pictures on the wesbite do not matach the Diamond Class, Dome Car. On our trip July 5th, we too, did not have a/c and we were told by the management...More

4  Thank CLTierney
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I booked the diamond class a few months before our July 5th excursion which is the highest paid. When we checked in that day to get our tickets, we were informed the A/C went out in that train car and was told we would be...More

3  Thank Chris W
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We took our grandson (15.5) in the Murder Mystery Train and enjoyed a delicious BBQ lunch in a lovely little park. The Western aspect was fun, with characters roaming around from the station through the end. The scenery is lovely as Oregon in Summer is....More

Thank Penny S
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

What a wonderful trip. Learned about the history of Hood River and some of Oregon's past. Very nice rail cars. Friendly staff. The only suggestion I would have to try and keep children separate from adults without children. There were times we couldn't hear the...More

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We did the scenic trip to Parkdale on a very sunny sunday. Check-in was a breeze and we were able to purchase lunch at the depot (see separate review for Apple Valley BBQ). We booked first class and were in the same car as the...More

Thank Unknown_Traveler
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were excited to be able to book Diamond Class seating on the railroad for their train robbery ride. Details of the seats, service and ride were all on their website so we thought we pretty much knew what to expect .... except, we were...More

Thank Willy W
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shadeofamber
29 August 2017|
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Response from Mi3aaanb | Reviewed this property |
Hope this answer gets to you in enough time to be valuable. I apologize as we are mourning as a family. Sadly, tickets for children 2-12 years old are required. Below two, could be adult holding infant (a discounted rate... More
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shadeofamber
25 August 2017|
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Response from Penny S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know the answer to that. We traveled with our grandson is 15.5 years old... But I called and had wonderful help...I recommend calling them. Good luck!!
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