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Mt. Hood Railroad

Address: 110 Railroad Avenue, Hood River, OR 97031
Phone Number: 541 386 3556
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Mt Hood Railroad: Round-Trip Journey from Hood...
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Ranked #18 of 38 Activities in Hood River
Type: Scenic Drives, Scenic Railroads, Sights & Landmarks, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Tourist railroad offering 4-hour scenic tours through the Hood River...
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Type: Scenic Drives, Scenic Railroads, Sights & Landmarks, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Sherwood, Oregon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We took the parlor class seating and for the money the experience was great. The Pullman type cars are not new and not re-modeled but for me that was part of the charm. We enjoyed the scenery and our Daughter enjoyed riding 'The Polar Express" . The day we went it was MONSOONING, Thank G-- for the Trolly - BTW... More 

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Hubbard, Oregon
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My friend had purchased the tickets for the polar express and asked me to join her w/the her 2 kids 6 & 9. I had no idea what to expect I was just along for the ride. We boarded the train and went to the upper level. The seats were very plush with a table in front. The staff was... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I am glad we listed to the glowing recommendations of our friends rather than the poor reviews online. My girls, age 2.5 and 6.5, LOVED this ride. We brought the grandparents along, and we all had so much fun watching the kids' excitement. Our girls loved getting their golden tickets punched by the conductor, the chefs dancing down the isle,... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We went this year (Dec. 23, 2014). Here are my thoughts. I was not expecting a good time based on the reviews. We did go on a weekday and in the afternoon (2:00 train), got there early and had no problem with parking or tickets. We sat in the "economical" seats. We had a really good time! Worth the $100+... More 

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Surigao City, Philippines
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We took the polar express train.... 90 min ride... Santa came to greet all the kids/families with a souvenir bell and hot Choco and chewy cookies were served! You can bring extra snacks if you want to. The ride ended with the story of the Polar Express.... The kids enjoyed the experience, the parents enjoyed seeing their kids in amazement!

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Portland, Oregon
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I was so excited to ride the train with friends. What a disappointment. I have to say it was WAY over priced for what it was. 28 bucks to sit in a lit car (so you can't see out the windows). Santa looked right at us, almost sat on my mom but never acknowledged us. We saw a few strands... More 

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Stayton, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Took my 2 daughters and 3 grandkids, bought the $40 per adult seats. we sat at a table. had to park off sites due to parking was full, ride a trolley. waiting was very crowded, little unorganized in the depot. unable to shop at gift store as so many people. train decorations could be better. got our cocoa and cookie/get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I was a little skeptical after reading some of the reviews but I'm so happy I didn't take them to heart. My 3 year old grandson and I had the best time. I don't know who was more excited, him or me. This will definitely become a Holiday tradition. Thank you and your Polar Express staff and especially to Santa... More 

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Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased to know that the kiddo's aren't the only ones who still believe! Happy Holidays!! More 

Portland, Oregon
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22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We took the Polar Express and rode in the sky view parlor seating upstairs. It was totally worth the $58/ticket. Everyone gets a Polar Express commemorative hot chocolate mug and lots of room for the kids to move around and look out the window. We took the 4:30pm train which was perfect for the kids to see the scenery for... More 

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Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this review

So good to know the kids loved the Polar Express. Thanks for sharing and hope to see you again very soon. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I have been wanting to take my now 6 yr old for a few years, but some of the reviews made me not do it last year. All I can say is I'm so so happy thrilled, elated I did it this year!! We got the parlor seating and had 9 total in our group 1 being a baby, and... More 

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Meagan B, Manager at Mt. Hood Railroad, responded to this review

We are so glad you could join us and hope to see you again next season!! Merry Christmas!! More 

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