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Sumpter Valley Railway

211 SW Austin, Baker City, OR 97814
+1 541-894-2268
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Wedding Transportation

My wife and I went to a wedding and the transportation to the ceremony was handled by the the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Baker City, Oregon

This was an interesting visit, We had a range of kids from ages 18 to 8 and all enjoyed and for a... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Billings, Montana
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211 SW Austin, Baker City, OR 97814
+1 541-894-2268
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife and I went to a wedding and the transportation to the ceremony was handled by the the Sumpter Valley Railway. It was a great experience and the staff was super friendly and knowledgeable about local history.

Thank amicka7511
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was an interesting visit, We had a range of kids from ages 18 to 8 and all enjoyed and for a few moments all become kids at heart! Bring water on the hotter months overall would do again!

Thank honest1985
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We rode this train round trip from Sumpter to McEwen and back to Sumpter. We bought the family pass, so it was a pretty good deal. The two train stations are really nice and restored beautifully. The train itself is just beautiful, with a variety...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 12 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

2  Thank 1john19
Reviewed 26 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

3  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

4  Thank tgharrod
Reviewed 21 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

2  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
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