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Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad

54124 Mountain Hwy E, Elbe, WA 98355
+1 360-569-7959
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Our 43 Anniversary Train Ride june 10 2017

Wow where do I begin, so much fun .We had nice ride in air conditioned train, and the trip was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yelm, Washington
Really nice way to spend an afternoon.

Took the grandkids on their first train ride. Everybody had a great time. Paid the extra for first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tacoma, Washington
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Fourteen-mile excursion on a train using vintage 1900's steam locomotives on a scenic trip through the Pacific Northwest to Mineral Lake, passing within 25 miles of majestic Mt. Rainier.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
54124 Mountain Hwy E, Elbe, WA 98355
+1 360-569-7959
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow where do I begin, so much fun .We had nice ride in air conditioned train, and the trip was narrate nicely when we came to a scenic route and the train whistle not to mention the view.I love the River and the sunny day...More

Thank angelrainbowne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the grandkids on their first train ride. Everybody had a great time. Paid the extra for first class. No complaints whatsoever.

Thank otisscrotis_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome steam train excursion over the river and through the woods! The train ride is short but lovely. The trip to Mineral lasts about 30 minutes, then you have an hour or so to explore the awesome museum grounds in Mineral, then...More

1  Thank an_appreci8er
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This isn't a long ride, but it winds it's way up to a lake where you get off the train for awhile, then the reverse trip takes you back to the station. There are both enclosed cars and an open car to ride in. The...More

3  Thank gr8tful2god
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

So first of I'd like to say that the costumer service that we received from every one we spoke to was amazing. We were originally signed up for the 5:30 but Sherri was soo nice and accommodating and found room for us on the 3:30...More

4  Thank David C
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

So much fun! All of my grandkids ages 5 to 16 enjoyed. The staff was amazing and helped my future son in law with a surprise proposal for my daughter. The trip is a nice length and the story and carols are fun. We will...More

3  Thank kenodogmom
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I don't often write negative reviews about places but I have to share my overwhelming bitter disappointment at my experience with "The Polar Express" ride. I paid the premium price for five tickets in the First Class section after seeing photos from Red Tricycle Seattle....More

10  Thank juliarosealty
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The entire experience even prior to boarding was amazing! The organization from welcome parking, to happy directions for your next move to get your tickets, timing to be under the tent before boarding made things so welcoming and easy. All the staff were friendly and...More

5  Thank lindasnell2016
Reviewed 12 December 2016

As a group, Real American Pageant Royalty boarded the Polar Express for the first time! Loved the pre-show and the narration as the train moved along. The dancing and singing was awesome as we sang along while hot chocolate and cookies were served. Santa bestowed...More

4  Thank Dee C
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful train ride. The Staff was so friendly and entertaining, the kids loved it as well as the adults. Singing, dancing and story time. Loved it!

1  Thank Ronda E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where is the best place to sit on the train?
22 May 2017|
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Response from gr8tful2god | Reviewed this property |
When we went, we sat inside on the way up and sat in the open air car on the return trip. I went in September.
How much are the tickets for the train ride?
25 April 2017|
Response from kenodogmom | Reviewed this property |
it varies ..you can get a first class ticket or general seating.. .we went with general seating and it was fine....the pricing is on the website