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Sumpter Valley Railway

211 SW Austin, Baker City, OR 97814
+1 541-894-2268
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Steam train!

The SVRR offers family friendly mini-adventures that reflect a simpler, slower world. Though... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
1john19
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Baker City, Oregon
Once in a lifetime chance to be an engineer for the day!

Great vintage railway run by a really dedicated group of volunteers. Sumpter Valley Railroad has... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
biglouieBend_OR
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Bend, OR
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211 SW Austin, Baker City, OR 97814
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The SVRR offers family friendly mini-adventures that reflect a simpler, slower world. Though restored and picturesque, this is a REAL, working train rather than a Disney reproduction. It's sometimes hot and dusty in the summer, and very cool and snowy in the winter (special Holiday...More

1  Thank 1john19
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great vintage railway run by a really dedicated group of volunteers. Sumpter Valley Railroad has an amazing program where you can become an engineer for the day. Far more than a cab ride, you actually run one of their locomotives. Either a 1920 vintage oil...More

2  Thank biglouieBend_OR
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and 3 grandchildren ages 5, 7 and 10 recently did the round trip train ride and had a blast. Everyone associated with the railroad were fantastic, fun and very customer oriented. The train robbery was so much fun and the actors were great....More

3  Thank tgharrod
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Took the round trip ride from the Mcewen Depot up to the Sumpter Depot and back. Rode in the open car in the sunshine. Explored the Sumpter Dredge while up there. Watched some kids panning for gold. Volunteers run the train and are very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank C H
Reviewed 10 July 2016

If your into trains and history then the Sumpter Valley Railway is definitely worth seeing, Its a little expensive to ride the train but its worth it .

2  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I want to go back because we visited in april and the train does not start until May, but we were able to walk around the area and look at a lot of old train parts and things. Everyone may not be into that sort...More

Thank Bobby59
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The Sumpter area is a very interesting trip into when ecological concerns didn't exist and the valley is a strong testament to that. Piles of stones line the area where the old dredge tore up the entire countryside in search for gold. The Sumpter Valley...More

4  Thank HikeBiker
Reviewed 18 August 2015

So where in Oregon can you see, smell and almost taste what it was like to be on a logging train? Sumpter, Oregon. Occasionally, enjoy a real gold rush train robbery too. Sumpter Valley also has or had one of the highest concentraions of gold...More

Thank Leonard M
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We really enjoyed this. Do call ahead and make sure of the hours we just happened to get there right before the train left it seems to run 2 times a day on Saturday and Sunday and sometimes for special events. The people running this...More

1  Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 20 May 2015

It was a lot of fun to visit the old station, or one that had been re-built to look like the original. The rail cars were interesting and a lot of fun to walk around in, and they had been some what restored to the...More

1  Thank Phx4253
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