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Mt. Hood Railroad

110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
+1 541-386-3556
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Such a fun thing to take little kids to do

We drove a bit of a ways from Idaho for this. But figured it would be something different we had... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
via mobile
Fruit blossom express

The ride on the Mt Hood Railway could have been a fairly enjoyable and fun trip. Unfortunately it... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Kristine G
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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 10 June 2017 via mobile

We drove a bit of a ways from Idaho for this. But figured it would be something different we had never done before. The *ghost* guy was very interactive and Santa was very sweet. My daughter wanted to tell Santa a secret and he kneeled...More

Thank myblessings
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The ride on the Mt Hood Railway could have been a fairly enjoyable and fun trip. Unfortunately it was so cold on the train that we couldn't enjoy the trip. Our ride went through some beautiful scenery and interesting information of the area was shared...More

1  Thank Kristine G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We drove a bit of a ways from Idaho for this but figured we'd try it. The kids ages were younger so it was fun! They had never been on a train before either. The *Ghost guy* was very interactive and Santa was very sweet....More

1  Thank goinggreen08
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We flew in from Dallas, TX for this wonderful Xmas experience, but we were so let down. We paid for Diamond Class but at the last minute, they told us that the railcar was closed due to snow, so they put us in another car....More

4  Thank Stay717
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had a very awful experience. We paid same as everyone else but were put in a SUPER OLD rusty cart, there is one black, ugly, old one and they still use it. One of the servers/helpers (a red haired girl, wearing the front of...More

3  Thank Armina F
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We took our kids on the polar express ride, and regretted it. The train car we were in was antique, but not in a good way. It was rusty and old. It was the only one like that. One of the entertainers/servers was very abnoxious...More

4  Thank Konstantin F
Reviewed 29 December 2016

What a fun event for kids of all ages, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles! The crew did an amazing job of creating a wonderful show. Oh yes, you can find little flaws if you're a Grinch, and the 'movie is rarely as good as the...More

1  Thank LeConteCruiser
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Our daughter-in-law bought tickets for the whole family on the Polar Express. We had first class tickets for an afternoon trip. The seats were at a table and it was very comfortable for all ages. We had plenty of room for our infant carrier and...More

1  Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This was the BEST CHRISTMAS experience for our family as far as celebrating Santa with our little guy and two teenagers!! We would highly recommend this to everyone that enjoys The Polar Express!! Friendliest Santa Helpers and very clean train too!

Thank Turtlegirl99645
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I have seen a lot of poor or mix reviews on this ride so I was expecting much but WOW. We loved it! The whole family but especially my 2 year old son. Amazing. So much fun. All the characters we super friendly and had...More

1  Thank I5630NWhannahs
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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
21 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