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Eagle Cap Excursion Train

Address: 300 N. 8th Street, Elgin, OR 97827
Phone Number: 800-323-7330
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Elgin
Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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Boise, Idaho
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Very disappointing train ride. We had three of us in our group and we were not able to sit together. Train traveled very slow and some scenery on only one side of train. Honestly, the scenery is better driving around the area. Personally, this was a waste of time and money for our group. On the positive side.... the staff... More 

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Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

A group from our church signed up for a special train ride. There was a sheriff and a robber and girls from the saloon prancing through the train every so often. To see us off some cowboys rode their horses along side the train.

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Clarkston, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Family Friendly, Really Fun! Affordable! Train ride with beautiful scenery, kids got to explore train, lunch and shopping at the stop. Highly Recommend!

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Beaverton, Oregon
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224 reviews 224 reviews
9 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We went on the Mother's Day train. You don't see any roads/highways from the train - just great scenery and the river.

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Baker City, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

This trip along the river was purchased as a gift for me and we thought it was going to be fun and quaint. Instead, it was crowded, boring and the train only moved about 5 miles an hour for the whole time. They say it is where roads do not go and yet we saw houses and even cars across... More 

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Oregon
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138 reviews 138 reviews
42 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

I just found it to be overpriced, not comfortable, and a bit boring. The scenery is even better if you just drive.

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Kennewick, Washington
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353 reviews 353 reviews
83 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

3 1/2 hour train ride along the Grande Ronde River in Oregon where roads do not go. Very pretty scenery, wildlife sightings. The train is staffed by friendly volunteers from the area who love to share their tales. A nice little box lunch is served. It is not fancy, but we felt it was well worth the time and money.... More 

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