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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

403 S American Way, Garibaldi, OR 97118-1614
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OVERPRICED tickets with views you can see from the road.

There was nothing special about this experience. The tickets are overpriced for a slow, rusty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lucy G
Well Maintained Historic Steam Train

All volunteer organization has excellently restored and maintained a fine 1925 steam engine and... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Jim A
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Portland, Oregon
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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“train ride” (21 reviews)
“rockaway beach” (57 reviews)
“open car” (14 reviews)
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403 S American Way, Garibaldi, OR 97118-1614
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was nothing special about this experience. The tickets are overpriced for a slow, rusty, smelly, loud ride through town going 5-10 miles an hour. You can take the same route by car and see the same scenery. Instead of the slow boring 90 minute...More

3  Thank Lucy G
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

All volunteer organization has excellently restored and maintained a fine 1925 steam engine and rail cars. We took the Christmas tree lighting ride the day after Thanksgiving.

3  Thank Jim A
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

When we our family went to the Oregon coast we were lucky enough to stay at a place close to one of the train's two stops. So of course my 11 year old was all set for checking this train out. And I am pleased...More

4  Thank Patrick C
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

2 couples went & laughed all day. What a great trip we had. 2 hours roundtrip with comfy seats and 2 great leaders...Nate and a female who was great but I have forgotten her name. No need to bring a cushion. They turn the cars...More

1  Thank Jo W
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Hubby and I love train rides! So we bought tickets in advance for the Fall Splendor Trip leaving from Wheeler. There was no Fall Color but we understand the railroad does not control that. We did expect a beautiful ride anyway. It started out...More

Thank 5Duckies
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

First of all...someone posted that the trip to/from Garibaldi/Rockaway was an hour and a half. Not so. It's actually about a half an hour. Secondly, someone mentioned that the train needs renovation. No! It is very historic and old...just perfect for a vintage ride. The...More

3  Thank 596Smokey
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We took a ride on the Rockaway Beach / Garibaldi Steam Train. For $20 you get to take a 8 mile excursion to Garibaldi and back. You can ride inside the coach or sit in the outside car. The trip is about an hour and...More

3  Thank Raven479
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We decided to drive from Portland for the scenic sunset dinner train ride. While, the staff was immensely gracious and attentive, we were a little disappointed in the food and view. While it is touted as an "Oregon Coast" scenic tour, honestly, you do not...More

1  Thank Suzanne D
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We got on at Garibaldi at 10.00 - which I thought was great as I went to school with GG grand daughter - Linda Garibaldi ! Great value as 2 seniors =18 $ each. Which we were able to use our credit card. To start...More

1  Thank valdree
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The new tracks make for a great trip down the coast from Rockaway to Garibaldi. A great example of living history!

Thank Cassandy33
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Ruth L
29 March 2018|
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Response from Jo W | Reviewed this property |
We did, online, but I don’t know that u have to
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Marg M
18 March 2018|
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go to oregoncoastscenic
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Sheila H
2 August 2017|
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Response from ncdodave | Reviewed this property |
Sorry there is no wheelchair access for the trains
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