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Willamette Shore Trolley

Address: 311 North State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Phone Number: 503 697 7436
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Ranked #6 of 16 Attractions in Lake Oswego
Type: Scenic Drives, Public Transportation Systems, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Scenic Drives, Public Transportation Systems, Sightseeing Tours

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Salem
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The Willamette Shore Trolley is unique experience running on a very historic former Interurban line. It uses replica Council Crest cars that runs through a tunnel (which is pitch-black in the middle) and by beauriful hoes with glimpses of the Willamette River. Currently the line is only about a mile long, but once the line bridge work and the Sellwood... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Willamette Shore Trolley is back after a four year intermission. The trolley is replica of a 1904 Portland (OR), Council Crest and is absolutely stunning, inside and out. The ride along the Willamette includes some beautiful sights (Waverly golf club), total darkness (Elk Rock tunnel) and one of the few remaining wig wags in Oregon, USA. Their website is... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A historic trolly line operating out of downtown Lake Oswego that is unassuming and volunteer operated during the summer. This ride is a short 3 mile round trip since a bridge to Portland is being rebuilt, but it goes through a 1/4 mile "s" curve tunnel and alongside river front homes. The trolly is beautiful and FUN!

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Vancouver, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The trolley has been out-of-commission for about two years now. Evidently there is repair needed on the rails and/or trestle leading to Portland's South Waterfront.

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