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Mt. Hood Railroad

110 Railroad Avenue, Hood River, OR 97031
541 386 3556
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Murder Mystery Dinner Train from Hood River
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Ranked #17 of 24 Attractions in Hood River
Type: Scenic Drives, Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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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.
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Newberg, Oregon
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

some friends and I took our grandchildren on this to give them an experience to remember. instead it was very disappointing, the train was rickety, the so called Santa house in the middle of a field was not even decorated and the Santa and his "so called elves" looked like the just came out of the homeless camp that we... More

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Burgess Hill, England
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A great little train ride on a beautiful autumn day. Travelled outside the carriage all the way there and back. Switchbacks, great scenery and brilliant views of Mt Hood. Train was not full so this was a bonus - may not get the same experience if train is very full. Thoroughly recommend though.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Very. very excited about this trip. My kids first time on a train. When I looked this place up online, it said the train robbery train was old western, a gang of bandits get on and rob you. It said there was a sheriff, gamblers, and music entertainment. They made it sound great! I also called and asked if it... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you find yourself in the most gorgeous place in America--Hood River, you might want to take the nostasgic train trip with dinner (or brunch or just sight seeing). The train trip is wonderful for couples and family's--don't recommend for a single person, but you'd still have fun. Basically it's like flying first class within the trees and off-beaten paths... More

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

Thank you for joining us and posting photos of your trip aboard the Mt. Hood Railroad. Come see us again!! More

Portland, Oregon
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

The trees are turning color, beautiful. The food was yummy and service out standing. Even the train robbery was a hoot. Parkdale, is sweet and the BBQ place smelled wonderful and if we hadn't been stuffed from the brunch know we would have eaten there. Next month the Polar Express trains start. Lovely relaxing day. Cheers

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

The train robbery and Brunch is so much fun and we are glad you agree! Thank you for taking the time to post a positive review on the MT. Hood Railroad. We hope to see you on one of our upcoming Polar Express trips. More

Washington
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191 reviews 191 reviews
65 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is emphatically not one of the more enjoyable or scenic trips. The car we rode in was probably rustic at some point in time but is now just broken down with torn seats, dingy windows, an out of order restroom, and cramped seating. The route through the countryside provides views of trees, piles of junk along the tracks, pear... More

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

Although you didn't enjoy the trip we do want to thank you for joining us. We will do our best to make improvements wherever possible. More

Camas, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The Mount Hood Railroad was built in 1906 as a locally owned independent short line railroad running 21.2 miles south from Hood River, Oregon, to the town of Parkdale, a few miles from the base of Mt. Hood. It prospered hauling forest products and fruit until the 1980's when it was threatened with abandonment. Local owners took it over and... More

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tollhouse
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

WE took the train to see the scenery and because we like trains. Lunch was included if you ride in the upper deck and an hour stop at a little town with awesome pie! I was amazed at how slowly the train moved. It wasn't a problem, just an observation.

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

Thank you for taking a trip on the Mt. Hood Railroad and making a great observation. We like to take a pace that lets our customers enjoy the scenery. Take care! More

Las Vegas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We chose seats in the dome. Glad we did. Included lunch, coffee and tea. Beer and wine were available. The lunch was delicious. We split the antipasto (fresh and delicious) and the chicken wrap (with fresh basil in it). About 3 hours round trip. Once the train stops, not much to do there except go to the bathroom, but the... More

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

Thank you for joining us on the Mt. Hood Railroad. We are very pleased you enjoyed the ride and look forward to you joining us again in the near future! More

San Diego, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Admit it--didn't we all love trains and adventures as a child? With this train ride, you get out of it what you put into it. We four "seniors" had a marvelous time, but it would be fun for your kids and grandkids too. A young man dressed as a conductor, whose voice projected very authentically, gave us the "All Aboard"... More

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