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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 11 January 2019

The Hood River Railroad is one of the worst operated railroads in the country. They are rude, abusive jerks who care absolutely nothing for Hood River. The trains are slow, boring, and the staff could care less. The attitude of the staff reflects that of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hoodriverdarling
Reviewed 1 January 2019

We were there on 12/23/18 (Sun) It was a rainy day. Lots of people were enjoying themselves there. We reserved the standard service since I saw lots of negative reviews from Diamond customers. We all got hot chocolate drinks with ginger cookies. We had some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoyELove
Reviewed 28 December 2018

well i paid 454.00 an im very sorry cause the ride was very short an couldnt see like i thought it would be their was no snow an we couldnt leave our seats an only got a small glass of hot chocolate an one cookie...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Eva T
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

$750 for 6 adults, 2 children. What they made off of our family alone could have lit up the whole train station. You would think Santa’s home would be decorated like the pictures on the website but NOT. VERY VERY DISAPPOINTED. Instead of going on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stevelL5348KC
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

I wish I read the reviews before I made this trip. What a waste of money. I booked this based on previous experiences people shared with me . However, people spoke of the Polar Express which apparently that changed in 2017, and some spoke based...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018 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 11 December 2018

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 10 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 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 28 November 2018 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
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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 990pennys | 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!!