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Mt. Hood Railroad

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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.
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110 Railroad St, Hood River, OR 97031-2336
+1 541-386-3556
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been wanting to take my kids on the train to Christmas “town” for a couple years. This year we finally did it. However.... there is no “Christmas town” at all, there are apple crate stacked and a tree next to a bunch of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SJpink84
Reviewed 1 week ago

This "train to christmas town" is A JOKE. Dont waste your money on this effing trash ride. It was 47$ per person to hop on this rachet train ride and get served COLD COCOA and gross cookies the people that were dressed in animal suits...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Hannah Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

My whole family was extremely disappointed with the Christmas train experience this year. First of all the train is very cold. I don't think there is any heat at all so dress very warm. After the train started moving, sulky teenagers in jeans and hoody...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank I_luv_fit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The "town" was just a single brick wall with lights on it. Santa is sitting in front of it waving. The staff isn't dressed festively at all. The people serving you are wearing black hoodies. The music is so so, pretty out dated. The cabin...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Amildo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the top tier w clear views of farms, forest, and a waving smiling Santa at a halfway point on a non rainy cool day. Train ride took about an hour plus with Christmas music on board, warm chocolate milk with a take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank linedancer12018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The train to Christmas town was my birthday present. We paid for diamond class (twice) because we arrived a couple minutes late....... and you think you would get a extra special experience...... It’s a steamy sickening feeling , the car rocks back and forth and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank amy h
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Honestly the trip was great. I went during fall which meant the scenery was still in changing colors. There are only a few negative points. One, the process for picking up tickets was very unorganized. People were everywhere and it was hard to figure out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We want on the railroad back in September and were disappointed in the event. We went for the sky dome cabin (don't do this) but it was so busy we went to the middle class cabin which was empty. The journey itself is nothing special,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank James H
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Yesterday we took the Mt Hood Railroad's Fall Excursion. We'd wanted to view the fall foliage and decided this would be a fun way to do that. The trip to Parkdale had a recorded narration, and it was probably our favorite part of the trip....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TheCheerfulGivers
Reviewed 16 October 2018

My family and I went on the Mt. Hood Railroad on Saturday. The trip began with total confusion, there is no clear signage as to where you can pick up your tickets. The will call counter had one person working who was handing out tickets...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sunita S
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29 August 2017|
Response from Mi3aaanb | Reviewed this property |
Hope this answer gets to you in enough time to be valuable. I apologize as we are mourning as a family. Sadly, tickets for children 2-12 years old are required. Below two, could be adult holding infant (a discounted rate... More
26 August 2017|
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Response from Penny S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know the answer to that. We traveled with our grandson is 15.5 years old... But I called and had wonderful help...I recommend calling them. Good luck!!