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Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad

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Address: 403 American Way, Garibaldi, OR
Phone Number: (855) 842-7972
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Feel like a kid again in no time flat

This train doesn't look like much at first glance, and once you find out you're only going to travel about 10 miles round trip you might wonder a) is it really worth it, and b... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
JackieV92
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Kirkland, Washington
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Kirkland, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This train doesn't look like much at first glance, and once you find out you're only going to travel about 10 miles round trip you might wonder a) is it really worth it, and b) will this train make it 10 miles, but do go if you get the chance because it really is charming. You can book online and... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This was fun ~ not expensive ~ and one got to see a lot of the ocean up close and personal. The steam engine wasn't working when we were on the excursion ~ but it was great fun, and took 1 and 1/2 hours. For only 6 miles on way, it was worth it ~ so 1/2 hour to get... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Very nice experience overall. The food was just so-so; not all that great (mashed potatoes tasted like they came straight outta the box; canned string beans). A bit difficult for elderly people to climb up into the dining car, so be aware of that. Could have had better signage as to where we were to board the train ... we... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad in Garibaldi, Oregon is a nice trail ride even if its somewhat short. It has a steam engine that is interesting and open air cars that gives you a great view of the forest along the route.

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Gresham, Oregon, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Driving US101 can be a hazardous way to see the Oregon coast for the driver. We took the train and "left the driving to..." the engineer. The train runs from Garibaldi to Rockaway Beach, about 5 miles, at a leisurely pace to enjoy the unique views. Cars are vintage coach. At Rockaway Beach we spent time walking the beach. Go... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A ride on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad provides great views of the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty. Traveling through forests, marshes, coastal towns and along the amazing Pacific Ocean will present many opportunities for photographers. For train enthusiasts of all ages, their roster of historic steam and diesel engines and passengers cars are representative of the pioneer spirit that brought... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I was excited to have my mother in law along for our vacation since she was willing to go on the fall splendor train ride with me. We were looking forward to it for months. We had car trouble on our way and ended up making the train with just seconds to spare! They were very understanding and made us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This past Saturday we enjoyed the 2 hour ride along the Nehalem River. We sat in one of the outside cars. The scenery was beautiful and the other passengers were fun to chat with. This was the Fall Splendor ride. A very enjoyable way to spend a warm Fall afternoon on the coast! :).

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Salem, OR
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17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We went with a group on the Fall Splendor Tour. Trees had not yet started to change colors. Traveled along the Nehalem River. Scenery was great.

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Amherst, NH
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7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Decided to take a scenic steam powered railroad trip yesterday. The ride along the bay from Garibaldi to Rockaway on a clear September day was quite delightful. We rode on the open car, but others chose a restored 1932 passenger car, and others chose a covered open car. I think we had the best choice because the views were unobstructed... More 

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