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Mt. Hood Railroad

110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
+1 541-386-3556
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Not much to see!!

Took the train ride in September. We sat in the upper dome thinking we would be getting a scenic... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2014
Tom R
edmonds, United States
Don't waste your money

I gave this one star only because there was nothing less to choose. We recently took the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2014
David K
St. Augustine, Florida
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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.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible17%
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110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
+1 541-386-3556
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Reviewed 20 September 2014

Took the train ride in September. We sat in the upper dome thinking we would be getting a scenic ride, we didn't. We were hoping for great views of the beautiful mountains and surrounding valleys but that was not the case. We saw the tops...More

1  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I gave this one star only because there was nothing less to choose. We recently took the excursion to Parksdell. We got an uncomfortable ride in a filthy, un-restored, cold train car that leaked water when it rained and windows fogged up so bad you...More

5  Thank David K
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We had never had the opportunity to take the Mt. Hood Railroad, so finally celebrated our 19 yr. Anniv. on Saturday four-hour Parkdale trip. For the additional $ we purchased first class (the upper view) and it was so well worth it! -Took lots of...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 28 August 2014

This is a fun way to see the north side of Mt Hood and the surrounding forest. Depending on the time of year, you will get a unique experience. for example, during the winter holidays you will enjoy the Polar Express. This has become an...More

Thank VICTeri97204
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We were in the dome for the excursion tour. Had the tuna salad and antipasti and both were very tasty. Service was excellent. Tea and coffee provided. Beer, wine and pop available for a charge. Loved having the tables and really enjoyed the scenery. Everything...More

Thank Gwen G
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We took my elderly parents on the Sunday brunch/lunch train. It's a relaxing 3/12 hr. ride through a beautiful part of Oregon. We saw pear orchards, vineyards, abandoned towns and other small populated towns while traveling through forests along the Hood River. We rode in...More

Thank evergreen2009
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Enjoyed the train ride. Very relaxing and got a nice view of Mt. Hood. Good way to pass the time while my husband and son where out riding trails. Staff were super friendly. Enjoyed the ride. Only one stop in Parkdale, which is a small...More

Thank bryankee
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is an expensive jaunt on a train if you do the Polar Express ride! We did the Diamond Class seating (table configurations) in the evening because I thought it would be more magical, but they don't really have any good Christmas light displays along...More

3  Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 12 August 2014

I would recommend the murder mystery dinner train for a couple. It was a lot of fun. The meal was wonderful and the service was great. The stop in the little town by Mt. Hood was very nice. The murder mystery was a lot of...More

3  Thank Allison H
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We (I have a 4 year old, and 1.5 year old) were very excited for the Dinosaur Train, but were rather disappointed on arrival. The women at the ticket counter seemed out of sorts, and were very short with customers. When we got on the...More

2  Thank TARG2014
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5 August 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
We got to station about 1 hr early and she was opening up. We had our online confirmation printed out, but you could probably just show her on your phone, so we got our tickets fairly fast and easy. Then we spent the rest... More
20 July 2017|
Response from Penny S | Reviewed this property |
1,726'. I have AFIB and can't tolerate higher elevations. I didn't have any problems on the trip. Enjoy!!
2 April 2017|
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Response from TopherOR | Reviewed this property |
MTRR is mostly along the HR valley and is mostly a crummy over-rated trip in my opinion. The best way to see Mt Hood is to take a drive (or tour bus) on Hwy 26 to Government Camp and continue on up to Timberline Lodge. This... More