My wife and I went to a wedding and the transportation to the ceremony was handled by the the Sumpter Valley Railway. It was a great experience and the staff was super friendly and knowledgeable about local history.
Sumpter Valley Railway
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This was an interesting visit, We had a range of kids from ages 18 to 8 and all enjoyed and for a few moments all become kids at heart! Bring water on the hotter months overall would do again!
We rode this train round trip from Sumpter to McEwen and back to Sumpter. We bought the family pass, so it was a pretty good deal. The two train stations are really nice and restored beautifully. The train itself is just beautiful, with a variety...More
The SVRR offers family friendly mini-adventures that reflect a simpler, slower world. Though restored and picturesque, this is a REAL, working train rather than a Disney reproduction. It's sometimes hot and dusty in the summer, and very cool and snowy in the winter (special Holiday...More
Great vintage railway run by a really dedicated group of volunteers. Sumpter Valley Railroad has an amazing program where you can become an engineer for the day. Far more than a cab ride, you actually run one of their locomotives. Either a 1920 vintage oil...More
My wife and 3 grandchildren ages 5, 7 and 10 recently did the round trip train ride and had a blast. Everyone associated with the railroad were fantastic, fun and very customer oriented. The train robbery was so much fun and the actors were great....More
If your into trains and history then the Sumpter Valley Railway is definitely worth seeing, Its a little expensive to ride the train but its worth it .
I want to go back because we visited in april and the train does not start until May, but we were able to walk around the area and look at a lot of old train parts and things. Everyone may not be into that sort...More
The Sumpter area is a very interesting trip into when ecological concerns didn't exist and the valley is a strong testament to that. Piles of stones line the area where the old dredge tore up the entire countryside in search for gold. The Sumpter Valley...More
So where in Oregon can you see, smell and almost taste what it was like to be on a logging train? Sumpter, Oregon. Occasionally, enjoy a real gold rush train robbery too. Sumpter Valley also has or had one of the highest concentraions of gold...More