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Mt. Hood Railroad

110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
+1 541-386-3556
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Train Robbery Not Worth It!

Very. very excited about this trip. My kids first time on a train. When I looked this place up... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2014
JFD4
A Great Evening

If you find yourself in the most gorgeous place in America--Hood River, you might want to take the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2014
ericpinde
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

Very. very excited about this trip. My kids first time on a train. When I looked this place up online, it said the train robbery train was old western, a gang of bandits get on and rob you. It said there was a sheriff, gamblers,...More

7  Thank JFD4
Reviewed 22 October 2014

If you find yourself in the most gorgeous place in America--Hood River, you might want to take the nostasgic train trip with dinner (or brunch or just sight seeing). The train trip is wonderful for couples and family's--don't recommend for a single person, but you'd...More

3  Thank ericpinde
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2014

Thank you for joining us and posting photos of your trip aboard the Mt. Hood Railroad. Come see us again!!

Reviewed 20 October 2014

The trees are turning color, beautiful. The food was yummy and service out standing. Even the train robbery was a hoot. Parkdale, is sweet and the BBQ place smelled wonderful and if we hadn't been stuffed from the brunch know we would have eaten there....More

2  Thank Andrea R
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2014

The train robbery and Brunch is so much fun and we are glad you agree! Thank you for taking the time to post a positive review on the MT. Hood Railroad. We hope to see you on one of our upcoming Polar Express trips.

Reviewed 20 October 2014

This is emphatically not one of the more enjoyable or scenic trips. The car we rode in was probably rustic at some point in time but is now just broken down with torn seats, dingy windows, an out of order restroom, and cramped seating. The...More

4  Thank Sungron
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2014

Although you didn't enjoy the trip we do want to thank you for joining us. We will do our best to make improvements wherever possible.

Reviewed 20 October 2014

The Mount Hood Railroad was built in 1906 as a locally owned independent short line railroad running 21.2 miles south from Hood River, Oregon, to the town of Parkdale, a few miles from the base of Mt. Hood. It prospered hauling forest products and fruit...More

3  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 13 October 2014

WE took the train to see the scenery and because we like trains. Lunch was included if you ride in the upper deck and an hour stop at a little town with awesome pie! I was amazed at how slowly the train moved. It wasn't...More

1  Thank beester13
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2014

Thank you for taking a trip on the Mt. Hood Railroad and making a great observation. We like to take a pace that lets our customers enjoy the scenery. Take care!

Reviewed 6 October 2014

We chose seats in the dome. Glad we did. Included lunch, coffee and tea. Beer and wine were available. The lunch was delicious. We split the antipasto (fresh and delicious) and the chicken wrap (with fresh basil in it). About 3 hours round trip. Once...More

Thank Kathryn R
Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2014

Thank you for joining us on the Mt. Hood Railroad. We are very pleased you enjoyed the ride and look forward to you joining us again in the near future!

Reviewed 30 September 2014

Admit it--didn't we all love trains and adventures as a child? With this train ride, you get out of it what you put into it. We four "seniors" had a marvelous time, but it would be fun for your kids and grandkids too. A young...More

5  Thank Marla F
Reviewed 27 September 2014

With the exception of the young lady in the ticket office that should not be allowed anywhere near a customer service job, the experience was wonderful. Folks, this is a working train route! It was not designed so that you get panoramic views at every...More

3  Thank thetinman1
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
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farkle1
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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
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zpboss
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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!!
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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
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